ICMSA: Budget shows government’s lack of understanding of challenges in agriculture

The Irish Creamery and Milk Suppliers Association says that this week’s budget proves the government has no understanding of the challenges facing the agricultural sector especially in light of Brexit…

President of the organisation Pat McCormack says alot of the announcements are a ‘rehash’ of previous ones.

He told me today that they are especially disappointed that no farm management deposit scheme was introduced to protect farm families.

He says while there are a few positive announcements – overall they are disappointed: