Government accused of ‘woeful’ response to fodder crisis

The government’s been accused of a ‘woeful’ response to the fodder crisis.

The claim was made by Fianna Fáil, as the party tabled a motion last night calling for greater supports for the farming community.

The party wants initiatives like low interest loans to tide farmers over, and the speeding up of farming scheme payments.

Fianna Fáil’s Marc MacSharry says meal vouchers could help relieve farmers’ hardship: