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Local farm contractors concerned over future of their businesses

Apr 1, 2022 14:04 By News Northern Sound
Local farm contractors concerned over future of their businesses Local farm contractors concerned over future of their businesses
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As of yesterday, a litre of agricultural diesel now costs €1.35, which is a serious increase.

A Monaghan Senator has met with a group of farm contractors over concerns about the future of their businesses.

Robbie Gallagher, says contractors are fearful that their work will grind to a halt and their machinery will not leave their yards this spring.

AMr Gallagher has called on the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine to come before Leinster House to discuss matters further.

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He believes without the contracting sector, local farm families would simply not continue to exist.

 

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