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Dublin: 11 °C Wednesday 26 June, 2019

#Farmers

From TheJournal.ie "One moment off-balance and my leg was gone" Agri Accidents This post contains videos

"One moment off-balance and my leg was gone"

Farmers involved in agricultural accidents tell their stories to warn others of work hazards.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why I wanted to make a movie about isolation in rural Ireland Read Me

Column: Why I wanted to make a movie about isolation in rural Ireland

IFTA Rising Star winner, Gerard Barrett, says people in Ireland don’t talk enough about how they feel – which can lead to tragedy. In making his award-winning movie, Pilgrim Hill, for just €4500, he lifted the lid on loneliness experienced by country farmers.

From TheJournal.ie Government announces €1 million fodder fund for farmers Fodder

Government announces €1 million fodder fund for farmers

The money will be used to reduce the price of imported fodder.

From TheJournal.ie Kenny acknowledges 'close relationship between farmers and their animals' Fodder Crisis

Kenny acknowledges 'close relationship between farmers and their animals'

Taoiseach Enda Kenny admitted that some farmers were experiencing difficulties with fodder shortages because of the recent bad weather but ruled out setting up a special task force on the issue.

From TheJournal.ie FF calls on Coveney to 'put his money where his mouth is' and solve fodder issue Farmers

FF calls on Coveney to 'put his money where his mouth is' and solve fodder issue

Fianna Fáil’s Éamon Ó Cuív has said that farmers are now paying up to €80 for a bale of silage and have been “dramatically let down.”

From TheJournal.ie Spring has arrived but with nighttime temperatures of -11°C MINUS ELEVEN

Spring has arrived but with nighttime temperatures of -11°C

A temperature of ground -11°C was noted at Finner in Donegal overnight, that’s a record for this time of year.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix... now with added baby-vomiting frogs Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix... now with added baby-vomiting frogs

The things we learned, loved and shared today…

From TheJournal.ie Dead pigs in river show dark side of China food industry Farms

Dead pigs in river show dark side of China food industry

Thousands of dead pigs found in a Shanghai river have cast a spotlight on China’s poorly regulated farm production.

From TheJournal.ie EU approval of CAP reform leaves farmers 'in shock' Farmers This post contains videos

EU approval of CAP reform leaves farmers 'in shock'

MEP Liam Alyward said the vote is just the beginning of the reform and now is the time to work on giving countries flexibility within the policy.

From TheJournal.ie IN PICTURES: Farmers protest against CAP reforms CAP This post contains images

IN PICTURES: Farmers protest against CAP reforms

Hundreds braved the weather to picket outside Dublin Castle.

From TheJournal.ie Beef 'at risk' as penalties for feeding steroids to cattle may be cut Beef

Beef 'at risk' as penalties for feeding steroids to cattle may be cut

An Taisce has called for a vote by the European Parliament Agricultural Committee scrapping penalties to be reversed.

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

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers to stage protest during visit by EU agriculture commissioner Farmers

Farmers to stage protest during visit by EU agriculture commissioner

Yesterday farmers held a rally outside Minister Simon Coveney’s constituency office in Cork.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers' association urges caution as busy farms signal rise in accidents Farm Safety

Farmers' association urges caution as busy farms signal rise in accidents

Last year, 21 people died in farm related incidents, mainly injured by equipment and livestock.

From TheJournal.ie Coveney says farmers' association wants to keep the status quo Farmers

Coveney says farmers' association wants to keep the status quo

The Minister was speaking about proposed CAP payment reforms.

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

The 9 at 9: Friday

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

From TheJournal.ie Coveney welcomes 'step forward' in CAP reform negotiations Farming

Coveney welcomes 'step forward' in CAP reform negotiations

However the Irish Farmers’ Association said the proposals “still represent unacceptable cuts for thousands of Irish farmers”.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Horse meat scandal reveals fatal flaw in our whole food industry Opinion

Column: Horse meat scandal reveals fatal flaw in our whole food industry

It suits big food retailers to push cheap products, but the end result is an insult to the Irish farmers who worked so hard to build up the industry, writes Seamus Sheridan

From TheJournal.ie Decisions on CAP will be critical for future of farmers - IFA President Farmers

Decisions on CAP will be critical for future of farmers - IFA President

Addressing the associations AGM, Bryan said farmers were angry by budget cuts announced by the minister.

From TheJournal.ie Dairy farmers blast European Parliament and riot police with milk Got Milk?

Dairy farmers blast European Parliament and riot police with milk

Today the farmers also commemorated the more than 157,000 colleagues who have had to abandon their farms since 2009.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix... now with added School Around the Corner Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added School Around the Corner

Here are the things we learned, shared and loved today.

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

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Farmers take to Dublin to oppose possible EU cuts Farmers This post contains images

PHOTOS: Farmers take to Dublin to oppose possible EU cuts

The Irish Farmers’ Association says possible cuts to the EU budget could have a material impact on CAP funding.

From TheJournal.ie CAP payments to be published again after privacy case Farmers

CAP payments to be published again after privacy case

German farmers had taken a successful case to the European Court of Justice in 2008 arguing that publishing the information was a data protection breach.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you buy organic food? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you buy organic food?

Are you concious of what you put in your basket or trolley? And if you buy organic, why?

100% Irish beef: Farmers' charity calendar launches Agriporn This post contains images

100% Irish beef: Farmers' charity calendar launches

The annual calendar in aid of Bóthar excels itself this year with feather-dusting farmers and baths in a barrel.

From TheJournal.ie Sample DNA testing of pigmeat begins Farming

Sample DNA testing of pigmeat begins

The testing is to expose misleading labelling of meat, the Irish Farmers’ Association has said.

From TheJournal.ie One-in-three Irish farmers don't share their problems Farmers

One-in-three Irish farmers don't share their problems

Isolation and loneliness among farmers can make them more vulnerable to mental health issues, says study.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix: Tuesday Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Tuesday

Things we learned, loved, and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie Call for helpline to be set up for distressed farmers Farmers

Call for helpline to be set up for distressed farmers

Éamon Ó Cuív has said that a helpline needs to be set up for farmers who are distressed due to poor weather and its effect on their livelihoods.

From TheJournal.ie Recent bad weather has caused major problems for farmers - IFA Crops

Recent bad weather has caused major problems for farmers - IFA

The wet weather has made it impossible for farmers to harvest crops – but the bad weather is set to continue this week.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin firm to help 'spy' on farmers Farm Subsidies

Dublin firm to help 'spy' on farmers

Icon Group will use satellite technology to spot any Northern Irish farmers flouting subsidy rules.

From TheJournal.ie Manhole covers and memorial plaques: what's being stolen in the recession? Thefts

Manhole covers and memorial plaques: what's being stolen in the recession?

And what’s being done to prevent it?

From TheJournal.ie Legal activist arrives in US after rushed exit from China China This post contains videos

Legal activist arrives in US after rushed exit from China

Chen Guangcheng and his family were suddenly allowed to leave China on Saturday after a weeks-long diplomatic tussle between Washington and Beijing.

From TheJournal.ie Won't somebody please think of the farmers? Road Rage

Won't somebody please think of the farmers?

Mayo County Council has a special appeal for road users – to give farmers room to go about their job at this busy agricultural season.

From TheJournal.ie US decision to review beef bans welcomed Agriculture

US decision to review beef bans welcomed

“This will pave the way for allowing access for EU and Irish beef to the very valuable US market,” said the Minister for Agriculture.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers urge 'biosecurity' over fears UK livestock virus could reach Ireland Virus

Farmers urge 'biosecurity' over fears UK livestock virus could reach Ireland

The Schmallenberg virus causing miscarriages in sheep and cattle herds has now been found on 74 English farms.

From TheJournal.ie Irish agriculture had 8th-highest growth rate in the EU last year Good News

Irish agriculture had 8th-highest growth rate in the EU last year

The sector produced over €6.2 billion worth of goods in 2011 with big increases in cereals, cattle and milk output.

From TheJournal.ie Farm incomes increase by 27 per cent despite economic woes Farmers

Farm incomes increase by 27 per cent despite economic woes

The average farm’s earnings rose dramatically to €21,500 last year, according to the IFA.

From TheJournal.ie Christmas present dogs 'a worry for sheep farmers' Not For Christmas

Christmas present dogs 'a worry for sheep farmers'

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association has warned of dangers of roaming dogs – especially when they are given to “irresponsible” owners at Christmas.