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From TheJournal.ie Anger over calls for 50,000 deer to be culled in Wicklow Shot Down

Anger over calls for 50,000 deer to be culled in Wicklow

Deer experts say the calls are based on bad science.

From TheJournal.ie Wexford residents in battle over 'obnoxious' sewage sludge odour Adamstown

Wexford residents in battle over 'obnoxious' sewage sludge odour

Residents say the smell was so bad last summer that they could not leave their homes.

From TheJournal.ie Case of BSE found in Irish cow - but 'no public health risks' Farming

Case of BSE found in Irish cow - but 'no public health risks'

The animal’s carcass will be incinerated.

14 tweets that sum up Irish farming

From the Ploughing to the silage.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers urged to check flocks after outbreak of bird flu in England H5N8

Farmers urged to check flocks after outbreak of bird flu in England

An outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N8 (bird flu) has been confirmed in Lincolnshire.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí to step up patrols targeting Christmas tree thieves Wicklow

Gardaí to step up patrols targeting Christmas tree thieves

An operation that has been running each year since 2011 has dramatically driven down this seasonal crime.

From TheJournal.ie Body found in search for elderly farmer in Co Kerry Jim Keane

Body found in search for elderly farmer in Co Kerry

Jim Keane, aged 70, had been missing since Monday.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Does the Budget give four times more to "sheep welfare" than home childcare? Factcheck

FactCheck: Does the Budget give four times more to "sheep welfare" than home childcare?

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan made the remarkable claim in the Dáil this week. Is it true?

From TheJournal.ie National Ploughing Championships boss: 'I feel as passionate today as when I was 17' Anna May McHugh

National Ploughing Championships boss: 'I feel as passionate today as when I was 17'

After four decades at the helm of Europe’s largest outdoor festival, Anna May McHugh shows no signs of slowing down.

From TheJournal.ie Brought in from the cold: 'I am not someone who lives in the past' - Minister Creed Sunday Interview

Brought in from the cold: 'I am not someone who lives in the past' - Minister Creed

Agriculture Minister Michael Creed has waited a long time to take a seat at the Cabinet table and now he’s facing some tough challenges in agriculture.

From TheJournal.ie Rural 'spotters' make money spying on farmers and selling information to criminal gangs Rural Crime

Rural 'spotters' make money spying on farmers and selling information to criminal gangs

It is difficult for gardaí to secure prosecutions against these people as they need to link them directly to the crime.

From TheJournal.ie Young girl (8) dies in farming accident in Mayo Lismolin

Young girl (8) dies in farming accident in Mayo

The incident happened at around 5pm this evening.

14 things you'll understand if you grew up on a farm

Massey. Deere. New Holland. You must choose one.

From TheJournal.ie Drivers told to be patient as good weather brings more tractors on roads Drive Carefully

Drivers told to be patient as good weather brings more tractors on roads

The RSA and the IFA are warning drivers due to an increase in farming vehicles on the roads.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation after Tyrone farmer dies in bull attack Tragedy

Investigation after Tyrone farmer dies in bull attack

The deceased has been named locally as Nigel Murray.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers put pay scandal behind them and elect new IFA president Greener Pastures

Farmers put pay scandal behind them and elect new IFA president

Joe Healy has said a remuneration committee will decide his salary,

From TheJournal.ie 'In reality there’s plenty of food. We just don’t know how to share it' Opinion

'In reality there’s plenty of food. We just don’t know how to share it'

Ross Golden-Bannon says Ireland needs a Food Sovereignty Proclamation.

From TheJournal.ie Live births, milking cows and a world record - RTÉ's farming show was a hit Big Week On The Farm This post contains videos

Live births, milking cows and a world record - RTÉ's farming show was a hit

Over the course of the week 60 lambs were born on the farm, including a live birth.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Donegal man beats world record for shearing sheep in fastest time Wool You Believe It This post contains videos

VIDEO: Donegal man beats world record for shearing sheep in fastest time

He is the All-Ireland Sheep Shearing Champion in fairness.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Clever rats sniffing out Cambodia's vast minefields Lifesavers

Photos: Clever rats sniffing out Cambodia's vast minefields

The rats have successfully cleared minefields in Mozambique and Angola.

From TheJournal.ie Blind in one eye, crippled by pain, Teresina does without meals so her kids can eat Fight For Justice

Blind in one eye, crippled by pain, Teresina does without meals so her kids can eat

TheJournal.ie visited families in Kenya whose livelihoods were destroyed by climate change.

From TheJournal.ie County by county breakdown: 55 people died in Irish workplaces last year Hsa

County by county breakdown: 55 people died in Irish workplaces last year

Farming still remains the most dangerous occupation in Ireland despite a 40% drop compared to 2014.

From TheJournal.ie The IFA's president is gone after a week-long pay scandal Out The Door

The IFA's president is gone after a week-long pay scandal

Eddie Downey’s resignation followed that of the IFA’s general secretary, Pat Smith.

From TheJournal.ie Tributes flood in for 19-year-old killed in weekend farming accident Tragedy

Tributes flood in for 19-year-old killed in weekend farming accident

Adam Mangan was involved with Offaly minor football team and also Tullamore Rugby Club.

From TheJournal.ie Case of BSE identified in dead cow in Wales Mad Cow Disease

Case of BSE identified in dead cow in Wales

It did not enter the food chain.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers want prenups to protect them from 'gold diggers' Split Down The Middle

Farmers want prenups to protect them from 'gold diggers'

The government is considering a new review of prenuptial agreements.

From TheJournal.ie 'I know too many young farmers who have died by suicide' Macra Calendar This post contains images

'I know too many young farmers who have died by suicide'

A new calendar aims to start a conversation about mental health in the agricultural community.

From TheJournal.ie Tractor -V- Water Cannon: EU to give farmers €500m after mass protest Full Throttle This post contains videos

Tractor -V- Water Cannon: EU to give farmers €500m after mass protest

Up to 6,000 farmers took part in the protest, claiming that their livelihoods are at risk by below-cost selling from retailers.

From TheJournal.ie Pigs on a spit are the key to this young farmer's success Young Farmer Of The Year

Pigs on a spit are the key to this young farmer's success

Meet Ireland’s top young farmer, Jonathan Marry (27).

From TheJournal.ie Teenage boy dies after Carlow farm accident Ballon

Teenage boy dies after Carlow farm accident

Two boys were taken to hospital in a serious condition and one has since passed.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Here's why 60,000 people are in a field in Tullamore today Crowds

Pics: Here's why 60,000 people are in a field in Tullamore today

This is the 24th annual National Livestock Show in Tullamore.

From TheJournal.ie There are ambitious new plans for Ireland’s most important indigenous industry Opinion

There are ambitious new plans for Ireland’s most important indigenous industry

New targets for the Agri-Food sector could have a signifiant impact on Ireland’s economy.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: This beautiful drone video is probably the best you've ever seen about cutting silage Smell Of The Summer This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie Farmers are not happy about the government publishing their financial information Un-baaa-lieveable

Farmers are not happy about the government publishing their financial information

You can now search how much each Irish farmer gets in EU funding.

From TheJournal.ie What kind of food do we want to eat? It's a big question of our time... Opinion

What kind of food do we want to eat? It's a big question of our time...

What kind of food do we want to eat? On what kind of farms do we want to see it produced? It’s long past time to have these discussions.

From TheJournal.ie This is why some TDs have to watch a video of thousands of pigs being slaughtered Graphic

This is why some TDs have to watch a video of thousands of pigs being slaughtered

Farmers have made claims against the Department of Agriculture.

From TheJournal.ie Florida farmer finds 'one in 400 million' calf with two heads Double Trouble

Florida farmer finds 'one in 400 million' calf with two heads

Annabel has two heads, two mouths, two noses, two ears and four eyes.

This cute lamb was born with five legs, but he's not letting it get him down

His name’s Jake, and he’s happy out.

From TheJournal.ie Outbreak of Salmonella at seven Irish poultry farms Chickens

Outbreak of Salmonella at seven Irish poultry farms

The Department of Agriculture said there are no food safety risks to the public.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Sheepdogs could be joining the dole queue if herding drones take off Modern Farming

WATCH: Sheepdogs could be joining the dole queue if herding drones take off

A sheep farmer in Carlow has tried out a very modern type of farming…