Angus Woods: Tillage farmers need CAP-funded crop insurance to save them from ruin

Immediate action to insure against against low crop yields and bad weather is required

Organic farmer Gearoid Teevan sows spring 'Sharki' wheat on his farm at Drummany Spirit, Milltown, Co Cavan, which hosts The Healing Spirit festival on the August bank holiday weekend. Photo: Lorraine Teevan

Angus Woods

Changes to the nitrates legislation have driven demand for extra land for the dairy sector, causing an alarming surge in rental prices in the tillage sector.

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