IFA anger as Coveney scraps AEOS

It's feared that hundreds of farmers in Donegal will lose out after Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney today confirmed there will be no Agri-Environment Options Scheme this year.

The IFA say they had expected a new round of AEOS to open next month, particularly for those who have recently come off REPS 3.

Donegal County Chairman PJ Mc Monagle says they've now been left high and dry, and are facing a significant cut in their annual incomes........