Higgins says many farmers will go to the wall if REPS 4 is not…

first_img Facebook Twitter WhatsApp WhatsApp Pinterest Facebook Twitter Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry News 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th center_img By News Highland – November 7, 2013 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Previous articleIFA says aquaculture plans can bring major benefits to DonegalNext articleFight to save Coleraine DVA jobs brought to Westminister News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR MEP JIm HigginsNorth West MEP Jim Higgins has added his voice to the growing clamour for an extension of the REPS scheme.13,000 Irish farmers will exit REPS 4 this year, but cannot apply for the new AEOS scheme until 2015. It’s also been claimed that the new scheme is overly restrictive, with many applicants being refused.Jim Higgins says many farmers will be left in financial limbo for 2014, and while funding will be available in 2015, many farmers will not survive next year without a REPS roll over.He thinks farmers need an ombudsman of their own:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/jimhiggsreps.mp3[/podcast] Pinterest Google+ Higgins says many farmers will go to the wall if REPS 4 is not extended Google+ Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img

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