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Nothing has been done to incentivise Irish farmers to grow crops for the bioenergy sector.

Nothing has been done to incentivise Irish farmers to grow crops for the bioenergy sector.

Nothing has been done to incentivise Irish farmers to grow crops for the bioenergy sector.

There have been no positive moves by the Government over the past five years to incentivise Irish farmers to grow crops for the bioenergy sector, a climate change expert has claimed.

The Irish Bioenergy Association conference heard despite predictions the sector would play a key role for Ireland in reaching renewable energy targets, many farmers have stopped growing crops like miscanthus and have ploughed them back into the ground.


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