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# farmers - Yesterday’s News

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# farmers - Monday 22 May, 2017

Almost half of people in rural Ireland would conceal a mental health difficulty

42% of people living in rural areas would conceal a mental health difficulty from family, friends or colleagues.

# farmers - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Farmers who started 'illegal' gorse fires may have Basic Payment Scheme grants docked

A recent spate of gorse fires have caused havoc in rural areas around the country.

# farmers - Sunday 30 April, 2017

State scheme teams up farmers with endangered birds of prey

The scheme aims to bring farmers and environmentalists together to a mutual understanding of the others’ concerns.

# farmers - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Farmers defend 'extreme and irresponsible' gorse bush burning as best practice

The recent spell of dry weather has left firefighters battling gorse bush blazes, with farmers often blamed for starting them.

# farmers - Saturday 15 April, 2017

Deadly worm disease in lambs is on the increase, farmers warned

It takes almost a year before the egg hatches releasing the infective larvae.

# farmers - Friday 27 January, 2017

Farmers furious at SuperValu 'stunt' which gives away free carrots and potatoes

The IFA has taken exception to a new promotion which gives away free carrots and potatoes.

# farmers - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Tillage farmers call for 'humanitarian support' after some lose 100% of crop in worst harvest in decades

A protest will be held outside of the Dáil this afternoon.

# farmers - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Here's how much farmers are getting paid to count how much gas their cows are emitting Gas

Here's how much farmers are getting paid to count how much gas their cows are emitting

Agriculture is the single largest contributor to Ireland’s overall greenhouse gas emissions, accounting for over 30%.

# farmers - Friday 13 January, 2017

Second case of bird flu found in Ireland

The risk to humans is deemed to be “very low”.

# farmers - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Egypt reopens its beef market to Irish farmers ending 17-year ban

Five firms have got the green light to export to the major consumer market.

# farmers - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Why Ireland's farmers want the Irish embassy in Iran to reopen

The ICSA has called on the government to reopen the Irish embassy in Iran.

# farmers - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Bird flu has been found in Ireland. Here's how to spot it in your flock

Fears about the infectious virus have been spreading across Europe this year.

# farmers - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Two men in court for 'shoving black man into coffin and threatening to burn him alive'

The men face charges of kidnapping and assaulting.

# farmers - Monday 14 November, 2016

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.

# farmers - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Tillage farmers advised to share concerns as they pay bills after "perfect storm"

“I know one farmer whose eldest daughter is gone to university, and they’ve managed to pay for the tuition up until Christmas, but they don’t think they can keep her there.”

# farmers - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Investment in sheep and protection from Brexit: Here's what the Budget means to farmers

A number of measures have been introduced to try to ease the potential fallout from Brexit.

# farmers - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Tillage farmers in Ireland are 'stressed, anguished and in pain' after a bad harvest year

Hundreds of farmers, particularly those along the West coast, have been badly hit by heavy rainfall this summer, which has seen much of their crop yields destroyed.

# farmers - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Australia softens its tax on backpackers after outcry from farmers

A campaign by farmers and the tourism industry had an impact.

# farmers - Thursday 22 September, 2016

One in four farmers said they have driven home after drinking at least three pints

The Irish Examiner and ICMSA poll finds that 23% admitted to drink driving in the last six months.

# farmers - Monday 19 September, 2016

80% of young farmers say they should have the right to bear arms

A new survey also shows half have been the victims of “rural crime”.

# farmers - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Pieta House teams up with farming group to highlight suicide among men in rural areas

Pieta House and the IFA are running a phoneline and counselling service.

# farmers - Monday 5 September, 2016

Farmers and truckers blockading Calais in protest at migrant camp "The Jungle"

Around 70 trucks have begun a go-slow on the main motorway into the French port.

# farmers - Friday 26 August, 2016

Suggestion pine martens will attack young children 'alarmist and irresponsible'

Farmers have raised concerns about the growing population of these small mammals in Ireland.

# farmers - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

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.

# farmers - Monday 22 August, 2016

'An invasion of a place I grew up in, where I always felt safe' - Farmers speak of trauma after thefts

Buyers are being urged to ensure dealers are reputable before they buy any farm vehicles or machinery.

# farmers - Thursday 9 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge 14 things you'll understand if you grew up on a farm Baling Hay

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

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

# farmers - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Farmers put pay scandal behind them and elect new IFA president

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

# farmers - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Can’t resist the deals at the supermarket? Here’s why we should be buying local

The state can no longer justify paying large subsidies to farmers whose produce goes directly overseas while refusing to support small scale local production, writes Fergal Anderson.

# farmers - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Farmers affected by flooding can apply for compensation from today

Up to €2 million has been made available to support farming communities impacted by the extreme weather.

# farmers - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Dissident republicans, hospital overcrowding and a nuclear test had everyone talking.

After pay scandal the entire board of the IFA has stood down

The organisation’s president Eddie Downey and general secretary Pat Smith stood down last November.

# farmers - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Farmers’ association says former boss “demanded €2 million” to quit

They say Pat Smith is “trying to cover up” his demands.

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.

# farmers - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

“There’s only one law in this country and that’s the law of the jungle” – Irish farmers using guns to protect themselves

Farmers are reporting widespread intimidation and crime in their areas.

IFA pay scandal: President steps back as review of top salaries begins

The move comes after revelations about general secretary Pat Smith’s generous pay package.

# farmers - Friday 30 October, 2015

Farmers throw spanner in the works of coast-to-coast cycle route plans

The Dublin to Galway Greenway route was expected to be a major tourist attraction.

# farmers - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

‘Remember a few years ago we were told butter was bad for you?’

New guidelines could be issued for red meat consumption.

# farmers - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Farmers want prenups to protect them from ‘gold diggers’

The government is considering a new review of prenuptial agreements.

# farmers - Friday 11 September, 2015

Remember Dolly? There may not be another as EU steps closer to full cloning ban Seeing Double This post contains a poll

Remember Dolly? There may not be another as EU steps closer to full cloning ban

EU lawmakers backed calls to tighten up a proposed ban on cloning animals.

# farmers - Thursday 10 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge The new Irish Farmer Calendar just landed, fetch our smelling salts

The new Irish Farmer Calendar just landed, fetch our smelling salts

And we’ve got all 12 months.

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