Farmers affected by the drought so that you have to pay the EU before

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    The European Commission has confirmed that farmers will be able to receive payments on the farm of the EU in advance and will be granted more flexible use of land, which are normally not used for production, in order to feed their animals.
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The European Commission has confirmed that farmers will be able to receive payments on the farm of the EU in advance and will be granted more flexible use of land, which are normally not used for production, in order to feed their animals.

It is as constant and prolonged drought in a number of EU countries has a significant impact on the production of crops and fodder, which can also have an impact on animal welfare.

In addition, the decrease in the level of feeding the animals has a specific effect on the income of farmers engaged in cattle breeding, as this will increase their costs in case of shortage of feed this year.

The European Commissioner for agriculture Phil Hogan said he was in contact with several Ministers from affected countries to discuss the situation and to assess their impact. “The Commission is, as always, ready to support the farmers affected by the drought, using a range of tools, including higher down payments, deviations from the requirements of greening and public assistance,” he said.

Now farmers can receive up to 70pc of their direct payment and 85pc of payments under rural development as early as the middle of October 2018, and not wait until December to improve his cash flow position.

Meanwhile, the President of the Irish farmers Association, Joe Healey, said that Minister Michael creed, necessary for the implementation of real measures to help farmers on the ground.

“Today’s statement by EU Commissioner Phil Hogan welcomed, but, fortunately, this will not be seen until 16 October,” he said.

“At that time as a retreat for the production of fodder on fallow land is also welcome, important flexibility in agri-environment scheme Glas, which would be much great help.

“IFA estimates up to 100,000 hectares of additional land can be given in feed production by providing flexible opportunities for break crops, fallows and low-input pasture on the voice. The government should also explore the options available in accordance with the rules of state aid to support farmers at this critical time,” he said.

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