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From TheJournal.ie Second case of bird flu found in Ireland Wigeon

Second case of bird flu found in Ireland

The risk to humans is deemed to be “very low”.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt reopens its beef market to Irish farmers ending 17-year ban Back In The Game

Egypt reopens its beef market to Irish farmers ending 17-year ban

Five firms have got the green light to export to the major consumer market.

From TheJournal.ie Why Ireland's farmers want the Irish embassy in Iran to reopen Trade With Tehran

Why Ireland's farmers want the Irish embassy in Iran to reopen

The ICSA has called on the government to reopen the Irish embassy in Iran.

From TheJournal.ie Bird flu has been found in Ireland. Here's how to spot it in your flock Wigeon

Bird flu has been found in Ireland. Here's how to spot it in your flock

Fears about the infectious virus have been spreading across Europe this year.

From TheJournal.ie Two men in court for 'shoving black man into coffin and threatening to burn him alive' Racism Trial

Two men in court for 'shoving black man into coffin and threatening to burn him alive'

The men face charges of kidnapping and assaulting.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí to step up patrols targeting Christmas tree thieves Wicklow

Gardaí to step up patrols targeting Christmas tree thieves

An operation that has been running each year since 2011 has dramatically driven down this seasonal crime.

From TheJournal.ie Tillage farmers advised to share concerns as they pay bills after "perfect storm" Farmer's Plight

Tillage farmers advised to share concerns as they pay bills after "perfect storm"

“I know one farmer whose eldest daughter is gone to university, and they’ve managed to pay for the tuition up until Christmas, but they don’t think they can keep her there.”

From TheJournal.ie Investment in sheep and protection from Brexit: Here's what the Budget means to farmers Rural Assistance

Investment in sheep and protection from Brexit: Here's what the Budget means to farmers

A number of measures have been introduced to try to ease the potential fallout from Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie Tillage farmers in Ireland are 'stressed, anguished and in pain' after a bad harvest year Rural Ireland

Tillage farmers in Ireland are 'stressed, anguished and in pain' after a bad harvest year

Hundreds of farmers, particularly those along the West coast, have been badly hit by heavy rainfall this summer, which has seen much of their crop yields destroyed.

From TheJournal.ie Australia softens its tax on backpackers after outcry from farmers Phew

Australia softens its tax on backpackers after outcry from farmers

A campaign by farmers and the tourism industry had an impact.

From TheJournal.ie One in four farmers said they have driven home after drinking at least three pints Drink Driving

One in four farmers said they have driven home after drinking at least three pints

The Irish Examiner and ICMSA poll finds that 23% admitted to drink driving in the last six months.

From TheJournal.ie 80% of young farmers say they should have the right to bear arms Macra Na Feirme

80% of young farmers say they should have the right to bear arms

A new survey also shows half have been the victims of “rural crime”.

From TheJournal.ie Pieta House teams up with farming group to highlight suicide among men in rural areas Mind Our Farm Families

Pieta House teams up with farming group to highlight suicide among men in rural areas

Pieta House and the IFA are running a phoneline and counselling service.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers and truckers blockading Calais in protest at migrant camp "The Jungle" Tractor Protest

Farmers and truckers blockading Calais in protest at migrant camp "The Jungle"

Around 70 trucks have begun a go-slow on the main motorway into the French port.

From TheJournal.ie Suggestion pine martens will attack young children 'alarmist and irresponsible' Predators

Suggestion pine martens will attack young children 'alarmist and irresponsible'

Farmers have raised concerns about the growing population of these small mammals in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Rural 'spotters' make money spying on farmers and selling information to criminal gangs Rural Crime

Rural 'spotters' make money spying on farmers and selling information to criminal gangs

It is difficult for gardaí to secure prosecutions against these people as they need to link them directly to the crime.

From TheJournal.ie 'An invasion of a place I grew up in, where I always felt safe' - Farmers speak of trauma after thefts Rural Ireland

'An invasion of a place I grew up in, where I always felt safe' - Farmers speak of trauma after thefts

Buyers are being urged to ensure dealers are reputable before they buy any farm vehicles or machinery.

14 things you'll understand if you grew up on a farm

Massey. Deere. New Holland. You must choose one.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers put pay scandal behind them and elect new IFA president Greener Pastures

Farmers put pay scandal behind them and elect new IFA president

Joe Healy has said a remuneration committee will decide his salary,

From TheJournal.ie Can't resist the deals at the supermarket? Here's why we should be buying local Opinion

Can't resist the deals at the supermarket? Here's why we should be buying local

The state can no longer justify paying large subsidies to farmers whose produce goes directly overseas while refusing to support small scale local production, writes Fergal Anderson.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers affected by flooding can apply for compensation from today The Fallout

Farmers affected by flooding can apply for compensation from today

Up to €2 million has been made available to support farming communities impacted by the extreme weather.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Dissident republicans, hospital overcrowding and a nuclear test had everyone talking.

From TheJournal.ie After pay scandal the entire board of the IFA has stood down Grassroots

After pay scandal the entire board of the IFA has stood down

The organisation’s president Eddie Downey and general secretary Pat Smith stood down last November.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers' association says former boss "demanded €2 million" to quit Pay Row

Farmers' association says former boss "demanded €2 million" to quit

They say Pat Smith is “trying to cover up” his demands.

From TheJournal.ie The IFA's president is gone after a week-long pay scandal Out The Door

The IFA's president is gone after a week-long pay scandal

Eddie Downey’s resignation followed that of the IFA’s general secretary, Pat Smith.

From TheJournal.ie "There's only one law in this country and that's the law of the jungle" - Irish farmers using guns to protect themselves Rural Crime

"There's only one law in this country and that's the law of the jungle" - Irish farmers using guns to protect themselves

Farmers are reporting widespread intimidation and crime in their areas.

From TheJournal.ie IFA pay scandal: President steps back as review of top salaries begins Downey Not Out

IFA pay scandal: President steps back as review of top salaries begins

The move comes after revelations about general secretary Pat Smith’s generous pay package.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers throw spanner in the works of coast-to-coast cycle route plans Not On Our Watch

Farmers throw spanner in the works of coast-to-coast cycle route plans

The Dublin to Galway Greenway route was expected to be a major tourist attraction.

From TheJournal.ie 'Remember a few years ago we were told butter was bad for you?' Processed Meats

'Remember a few years ago we were told butter was bad for you?'

New guidelines could be issued for red meat consumption.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers want prenups to protect them from 'gold diggers' Split Down The Middle

Farmers want prenups to protect them from 'gold diggers'

The government is considering a new review of prenuptial agreements.

From TheJournal.ie Remember Dolly? There may not be another as EU steps closer to full cloning ban Seeing Double This post contains a poll

Remember Dolly? There may not be another as EU steps closer to full cloning ban

EU lawmakers backed calls to tighten up a proposed ban on cloning animals.

The new Irish Farmer Calendar just landed, fetch our smelling salts

The new Irish Farmer Calendar just landed, fetch our smelling salts

And we’ve got all 12 months.

From TheJournal.ie Tractor -V- Water Cannon: EU to give farmers €500m after mass protest Full Throttle This post contains videos

Tractor -V- Water Cannon: EU to give farmers €500m after mass protest

Up to 6,000 farmers took part in the protest, claiming that their livelihoods are at risk by below-cost selling from retailers.

From TheJournal.ie People from the north-west and farmers are Ireland's worst tax offenders Naughty Farmers

People from the north-west and farmers are Ireland's worst tax offenders

A new report by the RTÉ Investigations Unit digs into the tax misdemeanours of the Irish public.

From TheJournal.ie 'Grotesque and appalling': War of words erupts between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil Pr Gimmick This post contains videos

'Grotesque and appalling': War of words erupts between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil

Éamon Ó Cuív has accused the government’s senior party of lying about protecting rural Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie There are ambitious new plans for Ireland’s most important indigenous industry Opinion

There are ambitious new plans for Ireland’s most important indigenous industry

New targets for the Agri-Food sector could have a signifiant impact on Ireland’s economy.

Forget Tinder - lonely Irish farmers are looking for love on Facebook

Agricultural matchmaking at its finest.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Saturday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Saturday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Want to snap up some acres of land in Dublin? The price is on the rise On The Up

Want to snap up some acres of land in Dublin? The price is on the rise

Agricultural land in Ireland remains expensive when compared with land prices in much of Northern Europe.

From TheJournal.ie This is why some TDs have to watch a video of thousands of pigs being slaughtered Graphic

This is why some TDs have to watch a video of thousands of pigs being slaughtered

Farmers have made claims against the Department of Agriculture.