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From TheJournal.ie The amount of property stolen from farms will probably surprise you

The amount of property stolen from farms will probably surprise you

Trailers are particularly popular among thieves, apparently.

From TheJournal.ie Over 45% of farmers' family members treated for mental health, with half impacted by suicide Farming Community

Over 45% of farmers' family members treated for mental health, with half impacted by suicide

More than a third said suicide had been experienced in their wider community.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers protest outside Burger King over Irish beef prices Tullamore

Farmers protest outside Burger King over Irish beef prices

Farmers were protesting against the prices they get paid for beef.

From TheJournal.ie Irish farmers' anger at 'decimation' of income Beef Prices

Irish farmers' anger at 'decimation' of income

A meeting in Navan organised by the Irish Farmers Association saw tempers flare over beef pricing.

From TheJournal.ie Tired of the traditional mart? A new website allows livestock to be auctioned online Farming

Tired of the traditional mart? A new website allows livestock to be auctioned online

Livestock-live.com has already sold as much as €500,000 worth of livestock since it was launched in the United Kingdom.

From TheJournal.ie Irish people need to stop expecting to pay €5 for a steak, say farmers Cheap Meat

Irish people need to stop expecting to pay €5 for a steak, say farmers

“Shops have no problem charging more than €5 for certain brands of mouthwash, which you essentially spit down the sink”.

From TheJournal.ie Nestlé wants 100% of their cocoa to come from sustainable sources #delicious Ethics

Nestlé wants 100% of their cocoa to come from sustainable sources

The company is working to ensure agricultural practices are sustainable and that safe and healthy working conditions are in place.

From TheJournal.ie 'There’s much more to Macra than farming' SOCIAL LIFE

'There’s much more to Macra than farming'

It’s a club that boasts about 8,000 members throughout the country, but what is Macra na Feirme and why do people join?

From TheJournal.ie Farmers: We'll keep haystacks piled at the Minister's door until we get answers Giant Haystacks

Farmers: We'll keep haystacks piled at the Minister's door until we get answers

“We are here, and the hay is here. We intend to stay until we get satisfactory answers.”

From TheJournal.ie Sheep and cattle farmers say they are struggling and want newly-elected MEPs to help In A Baaaad Way

Sheep and cattle farmers say they are struggling and want newly-elected MEPs to help

The ICSA says that money from Europe is being sent to already profitable dairy farms.

From TheJournal.ie Advice for beef farmers: Think twice before you squeeze... Steady On

Advice for beef farmers: Think twice before you squeeze...

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association said meat factories are giving the impression that young bull beef is not wanted but we need to make sure live exports are viable.

10 farm selfies that prove the word 'felfie' should be in the dictionary

Forget your selfie – it’s all about the felfie.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Irish farmers must stand up for change – or else sleep with one eye open Opinion

Opinion: Irish farmers must stand up for change – or else sleep with one eye open

The reality is that this globalisation of our food and agricultural system is failing consumers, the environment and our farmers.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland likely to be less than 1% over end of year milk quota Farmers

Ireland likely to be less than 1% over end of year milk quota

This is the last year the Irish dairy sector will be unbound by quota restrictions.

From TheJournal.ie Growth sector: AIB unveils €500m farm fund Moolah

Growth sector: AIB unveils €500m farm fund

Growth predicted for dairy sector in particular once quotas are removed.

From TheJournal.ie Legislation intended to protect consumers could lead to price increases and job losses Negative Impact

Legislation intended to protect consumers could lead to price increases and job losses

The Competition and Consumer Protection Bill seeks to implement several reforms, including updated regulation of the grocery sector.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers warned not to start fires on their land Burn

Farmers warned not to start fires on their land

Thousands of acres of forestry has been burned in recent years.

From TheJournal.ie Coveney to dairy farmers: You're (still) producing too much milk Udder Disgrace

Coveney to dairy farmers: You're (still) producing too much milk

Ireland’s volume of milk supplies in January was above what is allowed under EU quotas.

From TheJournal.ie NUI Galway develops vitamin-rich crop to combat malnutrition in Africa Malnutrition

NUI Galway develops vitamin-rich crop to combat malnutrition in Africa

Up to 500,000 children in developing countries go blind each year due to vitamin A deficiency.

Irish lad hits the Ploughing Championships to pick up some farmers

The Buachaill is nothing if not persistent.

From TheJournal.ie Over €12.5 billion committed to agriculture over the next seven years Funding For Farmers

Over €12.5 billion committed to agriculture over the next seven years

“It covers everything from hill farmers to suckler cows,” Enda Kenny said today.

From TheJournal.ie 46 people killed in workplace accidents last year Accidents

46 people killed in workplace accidents last year

The HSA said it was particularly concerned about the deaths of four children on farms in 2013.

This Irish farmer is the king of Snapchat

Meet Cavan’s Paul McIntyre.

From TheJournal.ie Could pre-nups help Ireland's young farmers? Marriage

Could pre-nups help Ireland's young farmers?

With divorce came the fear that farms could be could be broken up, along with a marriage.

This $110 cologne will make you attractive to cows

Guaranteed to make them moo-n over you.

From TheJournal.ie ICSA: No nasty surprises for farmers in the Budget Budget 2014

ICSA: No nasty surprises for farmers in the Budget

Coveney announced €195 million for the disadvantaged areas scheme but a cost benefit view has farmers on edge.

From TheJournal.ie Why bankers are just like Hobbits: The week's news skewed Not The News

Why bankers are just like Hobbits: The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Most people ‘too stupid’ to emigrate, farmers want gun money, and Diageo unlikely to face charges over Arthur’s Day…

From TheJournal.ie Survey finds 63 per cent of farmers agree with abortion legislation Abortion

Survey finds 63 per cent of farmers agree with abortion legislation

More female farmers surveyed were opposed to the legislation than the men surveyed.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Payments under €125m scheme for disadvantaged farmers start today Farming

Payments under €125m scheme for disadvantaged farmers start today

The payments are given to farmers living in areas considered to be at a particular disadvantaged due to factors like location in a mountainous area or restrictions due to preservation.

From TheJournal.ie More than 81% of farmers support gun ownership rights Rural Ireland

More than 81% of farmers support gun ownership rights

Eight out of ten farmers say they should have the right to own a gun to protect themselves and their property.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí and PSNI work together to stop livestock theft Farming

Gardaí and PSNI work together to stop livestock theft

Over the summer there was an increase in livestock thefts reported in Cavan and Monaghan.

Road frontage, farmer’s tans and flat caps: It’s the 2014 Irish Farmer Calendar Agri Porn This post contains images

Road frontage, farmer’s tans and flat caps: It’s the 2014 Irish Farmer Calendar

Filled with 100% Irish beef, it features real-life farmers from across the country.

From TheJournal.ie Peru's coca growers being encouraged to switch to... coffee plants Peru

Peru's coca growers being encouraged to switch to... coffee plants

Not a bad idea in the fight against drugs – but low prices and coffee plant diseases getting in the way.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Big cat’ suspected in spate of sheep killings Big Cat

‘Big cat’ suspected in spate of sheep killings

Sheep in local farms were discovered dead, having been killed violently, with others found bloodied and injured.

From TheJournal.ie Calves are being "stolen to order" in border counties CATTLE THEFTS

Calves are being "stolen to order" in border counties

An increase in livestock thefts has been reported in Cavan and Monaghan recently.

17 most annoying things about growing up in the country

The Irish countryside would really get on your nerves, if you didn’t love it so much.

From TheJournal.ie Getting your food from farm to fridge - farmers show you how Farm To Fridge This post contains images

Getting your food from farm to fridge - farmers show you how

Irish farmers are tweeting about their day-to-day lives, work and produce over @TweetingFarmers.