We are working in partnership with rural communities to address the serious difficulties presenting the agricultural industry at the moment.
We want to see the agricultural industry re-structured, including the introduction of pensions for farmers.
We are working to develop all-island approaches on key policies such as animal health.
At Westminster and EU level we are working to gain low-incidence BSE status and improve export opportunities for local producers.
The SDLP is committed to fighting the farmers’ corner ensuring sustained investment in agricultural initiatives and schemes over the period of the Comprehensive Spending Review.
The SDLP will work to deliver for farmers by regenerating the rural community and develop sustainable farming communities.