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Government ‘does not understand challenges facing farming’

There are concerns that the government in the Republic of Ireland doesn't fully grasp the challenges facing farmers.

Following the announcement of Budget 2019, one farm group is of the opinion that the Government does not understand the scale of the challenges being faced by the farming sector. This is clear in terms lack of regard for the 50% fall in income predicted for this current year or the transformational challenges that could follow Brexit next March, according to the Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers Association (ICMSA).

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