I welcome this payment as 1,854 Galway farmers benefited with an average payment of €1,177 which equates to almost €2 million
“I welcome the supports to farmers at this time. The beef sector needs to be supported because of the many benefits the beef sector brings to our economy”
The funding will assist beef finishers in purchasing weanlings and store animals which will support the suckler farmers.
“This support provides a valuable income support at this time when COVDI-19 impacted on finished cattle prices earlier this year”
“I urge the Minister to continue to support the beef farming sector by pushing forward the BEEP and calf weighing scheme and the rollover of the BDGP scheme”