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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.

From TheJournal.ie Winners and losers of Budget 2012: In pictures Budget 2012 This post contains images

Winners and losers of Budget 2012: In pictures

There was plenty at stake in the austere Budget presented by Brendan Howlin and Michael Noonan over the past two days. This slideshow will fill you in…

From TheJournal.ie Scrap metal thieves targeting farmers Scrap Metal

Scrap metal thieves targeting farmers

A farmers’ association has called on the Gardaí to increase its supervision of the scrap metal industry in order to protects its members’ land.

From TheJournal.ie Outcry by farmers prompts the EU to raise compensation for E.Coli crisis Farmers

Outcry by farmers prompts the EU to raise compensation for E.Coli crisis

The EU Farm Chief has raised the money on offer to farmers struck by the E.Coli crisis in Germany from €150 million to €210 million.

From TheJournal.ie Aid sought for farmers affected by E.coli outbreak Germany

Aid sought for farmers affected by E.coli outbreak

The German Chancellor and Spanish Prime Minister have discussed getting aid for farmers affected by the outbreak.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers confused by exploding watermelons in China China

Farmers confused by exploding watermelons in China

Watermelons may be exploding due to the use of chemicals, latest reports say.

From TheJournal.ie Agricultural land prices fall by over 50 per cent in the past four years Land Prices

Agricultural land prices fall by over 50 per cent in the past four years

Average land price in 2010 alone dropped by 14.5 per cent. The Irish Farmers Journal say the biggest problem for farmers remains access to funding to buy land.

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