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Help on hand for farmers ahead of challenging winter

Wed, 24 Oct 2012

Farmers have struggled to produce enough feed
Farmers have struggled to produce enough feed

Help is on hand for Island farmers who are facing a challenging winter.

Poor weather over the summer means farmers have struggled to produce enough feed for their animals.

As a result the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture is offering a free nutrition and rationing workshop next Tuesday.

Andrew Macdonald is an agricultural advisor. He says by acting now farmers could potentially be better placed to take advantage of higher prices for cattle next year:

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For more information on that course telephone 685844. 


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