Farmers affected by flooding have two weeks to apply to new assistance fund


Farmers who've lost fodder due to the severe flooding are being urged to apply quickly to the Government's assistance fund.

Two million euro has been set aside to help farmers replace lost feed for their animals in the coming days and weeks.

Floodwaters have encroached on farmlands and sheds - destroying food that had been stock piled for the winter months.

The deadline for applications is this day fortnight and the Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney says it's a simple application process...........


Form can be downloaded here