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#Farmers

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.

From TheJournal.ie Progress made on CAP reform as Luxembourg meetings continue Crunch Time

Progress made on CAP reform as Luxembourg meetings continue

The IFA has reacted somewhat positively to the movements in Europe but still has warnings.

US secret agents are dressing up as Irish farmers during the G8

Local residents have said they’ll stick out because their tractors are brand new.

From TheJournal.ie New FG junior minister says Quinn grants plan has been 'dealt with' Student Grants

New FG junior minister says Quinn grants plan has been 'dealt with'

Tom Hayes’ statement would appear to place him at odds with the education minister.

From TheJournal.ie European Parliament reaches agreement on controversial fisheries reform Fishing

European Parliament reaches agreement on controversial fisheries reform

This follows tough negotiations by the Irish Presidency and strong protests here.

From TheJournal.ie Tractors, dogs and sandwiches: 5,000 farmers protest in Dublin Farmers

Tractors, dogs and sandwiches: 5,000 farmers protest in Dublin

The demonstration was held against proposed reforms to the Common Agricultural Policy.

From TheJournal.ie Minister 'energised and determined' to get good deal for Irish farmers Farming

Minister 'energised and determined' to get good deal for Irish farmers

EU agricultures ministers are meeting at Dublin Castle this morning for further discussions on CAP reforms, while members of the Irish Farmers’ Association plan to protest in the city today.

From TheJournal.ie Over 30,000 tonnes of fodder delivered to struggling farmers Food Shortage

Over 30,000 tonnes of fodder delivered to struggling farmers

The transport subsidy was extended earlier this month, to help farmers suffering from food shortages following the harsh winter.

From TheJournal.ie Nearly two-thirds of Irish farms are not economically viable Farms

Nearly two-thirds of Irish farms are not economically viable

The average income on a family farm fell by 15 per cent last year according to the Teagasc National Farm Survey published today.

From TheJournal.ie Fodder scheme doubled to €2m and extended for two more weeks Fodder Crisis

Fodder scheme doubled to €2m and extended for two more weeks

The fodder will help farmers suffering from food shortages for their livestock following the unseasonally cold winter.

From TheJournal.ie 20 per cent increase in dead animals as fodder crisis deepens Farms

20 per cent increase in dead animals as fodder crisis deepens

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney urged farmers to seek help if they cannot cope.

From TheJournal.ie CSO farming figures show sheep numbers up 7pc, potatoes down 13.1pc Farming

CSO farming figures show sheep numbers up 7pc, potatoes down 13.1pc

The survey results, for the 12-month period from June 2011 to June 2012, showed an overall increase of 6pc in cereals.

From TheJournal.ie "Momentous" eaglet births greeted with concern from farmers White-tailed Eagles

"Momentous" eaglet births greeted with concern from farmers

The first white-tailed eagle chicks have been born in Ireland after 100 years – but the Irish Farmers’ Association is calling for more monitoring.

From TheJournal.ie Fodder from France due tomorrow for stricken Irish farmers Farmers

Fodder from France due tomorrow for stricken Irish farmers

The fodder crisis has seen the IFA set up a fund so that it can transport huge amounts of fodder to farmers so that they can feed their animals.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers' health and safety group "could save lives" RISKY BUSINESS

Farmers' health and safety group "could save lives"

When a group of farmers realised that health and safety was a big issue on their farms, they took things into their own hands – and won an award for their work.

From TheJournal.ie 3,000 tonnes of fodder from France to help farmers in 'crisis' Fodder Crisis

3,000 tonnes of fodder from France to help farmers in 'crisis'

The IFA President said this might be the first of many more shipments of fodder.

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.