Fodder situation in Donegal is “dire” – IFA

The IFA has repeated calls on the Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney to do more to help hard-pressed farmers cope with the unprecedented fodder crisis.

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Association president John Bryan has challenged the Minister to deliver on a number of measures identified by the association, including advances on Disadvantaged or Single Farm payments.

The association says some co-ops have announced measures to help farmers, and they want more to follow suit, they're also calling on banks and other creditors to be understanding during what is a difficult time for farmers.

PJ Mc Monagle is the IFA Chair in Donegal.....

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