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Dublin firm to help 'spy' on farmers
# Farm Subsidies
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Dublin firm to help 'spy' on farmers

Jun 15th 2012, 3:46 PM 5,664 Views 14 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 10th 2012, 8:15 AM 8,382 Views 23 Comments

And what’s being done to prevent it?

Legal activist arrives in US after rushed exit from China
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Legal activist arrives in US after rushed exit from China

May 20th 2012, 5:05 PM 1,367 Views 3 Comments

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

Won't somebody please think of the farmers?
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Won't somebody please think of the farmers?

Apr 20th 2012, 7:15 AM 5,771 Views 65 Comments

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

US decision to review beef bans welcomed
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US decision to review beef bans welcomed

Mar 10th 2012, 6:00 PM 3,028 Views 8 Comments

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

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

Feb 27th 2012, 10:43 AM 1,855 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Feb 24th 2012, 11:59 AM 2,178 Views 10 Comments

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

Farm incomes increase by 27 per cent despite economic woes
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Farm incomes increase by 27 per cent despite economic woes

Jan 10th 2012, 9:33 AM 1,307 Views 29 Comments

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

Christmas present dogs 'a worry for sheep farmers'
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# Not For Christmas

Christmas present dogs 'a worry for sheep farmers'

Dec 16th 2011, 7:00 AM 1,922 Views 9 Comments

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

Winners and losers of Budget 2012: In pictures
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# Budget 2012

Winners and losers of Budget 2012: In pictures

Dec 7th 2011, 7:35 AM 4,797 Views 3 Comments

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…

Scrap metal thieves targeting farmers
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Scrap metal thieves targeting farmers

Sep 21st 2011, 6:28 PM 711 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Jun 8th 2011, 5:47 PM 657 Views 3 Comments

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.

Aid sought for farmers affected by E.coli outbreak
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Aid sought for farmers affected by E.coli outbreak

Jun 3rd 2011, 12:35 PM 150 Views 0 Comments

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

Farmers confused by exploding watermelons in China
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Farmers confused by exploding watermelons in China

May 17th 2011, 12:19 PM 1,843 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 3rd 2011, 4:15 PM 2,980 Views 1 Comment

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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