Maugherow event aims to give young farmers access to more support

Young farmers are urged to go along to a special event on a farm in Maugherow this weekend.

It’s all part of an effort to rejuvenate the work of the Young Farmers Development Group of Macra na Feirme which works with 17 to 35 years olds.

Macra works on six key areas including agriculture, travel and sport.

Sarah Walsh is involved with the Sligo Branch of Macra na Feirme.

Speaking to Ocean FM News today she said that this development group gives a voice to farmers at a national an EU level: