Susan Mccann

Blue Kentucky Girl

Government Should Pay Farmers To Grow More Diverse Crops

Green Party Senator Pippa Hackett is making the call.

The Green Party wants farmers to be paid to grow more diverse domestic crops. 

Pippa Hackett believes importing crops from abroad could become more problematic in the current climate. 

The Offaly senator is advocating for a national fund to be set up for farmers to grow Wheat, Potatoes, carrots, onions and tomatoes. 

Mrs Hackett says we do have the climate to grow a huge number of vegetables which we are currently not doing:


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