Fodder-short farmers to avail of €1m IFA fund

Fodder-short farmers to avail of €1m IFA fund

The Irish Farmers Association (IFA) has put together a €1m fund to assist members through the fodder crisis.

The money from the farm lobbys own resources has been matched with funds from five companies in the agribusiness sector including the Farmers Journal, and FBD insurance.

It will be used to provide a transport subsidy for importing feed.

The IFA says the support will be maintained until the middle of May, when it will be reviewed.

MORE: Fodder crisis sees cows starve to death

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