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E.U. Agri Ministers Begin CAP Reform Summit

EU Agriculture Ministers will begin a two day summit in Brussels today aimed at ratifying reforms to the CAP farm subsidy programme.

The deal will account for about a third of the EU's budget between 2021 and 2027, with 387 billion euro being spent.
20 per cent of the budget will be ring fenced for new eco-schemes to tackle agricultural emissions.
However Brian Rushe, Deputy President of the IFA says these schemes aren't fair on farmers

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