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Coveney extends imported fodder transport scheme

MINISTER for Agriculture Simon Coveney has announced that he has extended the duration of the Imported Fodder Transport Scheme for one week. The scheme will now run until Friday 10th May.   The Minister also today confirmed that maize silage is eligible under the scheme. He said his Department has been working with the industry on this and said that large quantities of maize silage up to 6,000 tons are

Farmers queue as UK hay arrives in Drinagh

THERE were long queues of Farmers at Drinagh Co-op’s main site recently as a new consignment of Hay arrived by truck from the UK.   The load was sourced by Drinagh Co-op in the UK to assist farmers in some way with the current fodder crisis.   Long queues snaked out of the yard as farmer’s desperate to provide feed for their starving cattle sought to get whatever help they