140 Kerry farmers waiting for first instalment of Single Farm Payment

A total of 140 farmers in Kerry are waiting for the first instalment of their Single Farm Payment according to the latest data from the Department of Agriculture. cows In response to Dáil questions, Minister Simon Coveney said that 98 percent of the eligible 7,494 farmers in Kerry have been paid in full. 116 farmers in the county are awaiting the final instalment of their payment. Minister Coveney said that the processing of the remaining unclear cases remains a priority with twice weekly payment runs being made to pay on applications as they are cleared for payment.