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#Farmers

# farmers - Yesterday’s News

Explainer: Why have IFA protesters blockaded a major Aldi distribution centre in Naas?

Farmers, organised by the IFA, are protesting again.

Taoiseach 'sympathises' with farmers as blockade of major Aldi distribution centre continues

Members of the Irish Farmers’ Association are staging a protest outside an Aldi distribution centre.

# farmers - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Injunctions against two farmers over beef protests to be struck out

Injunctions against two farmers over beef protests to be struck out

The company has requested for the injunctions to be lifted.

# farmers - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Explainer: Why are farmers protesting outside Leinster House this week?

A deal was brokered and a task force established – so why are there still protests?

# farmers - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Tractor protest set to continue overnight as gardaí announce road closures in Dublin

Gardaí said the protest is anticipated to continue overnight and into tomorrow morning.

# farmers - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Reducing cow herd ‘last resort’ in tackling carbon emissions, says Varadkar

The Taoiseach said the way emissions are categorised will have to be changed.

# farmers - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Leo Varadkar on beef protests: 'We need to see the task force do its job'

Farmers began protesting outside the Dept. of Agriculture claiming the meat industry has not held up its end of the bargain

# farmers - Monday 14 October, 2019

New beef task force will meet for the first time today

It’s one of a number of measures agreed to last month in order to end a dispute between farmers and processors.

# farmers - Saturday 5 October, 2019

Agriculture minister appoints chair of new beef task force

The task force was agreed to by farmers and industry representatives following talks with the minister last month.

# farmers - Saturday 21 September, 2019

Farmers end blockades at several beef processing sites

Protests are still taking place outside certain factories.

# farmers - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

'We won't need as many car mechanics': Calls for new commission to plan for industries impacted by green policies

The Green Party’s Just Transition bill will not be opposed by government.

# farmers - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Micheál Martin puts pressure on Fine Gael to include green policies in this year's Budget

Martin wants the government to set a target for when it will be fossil-free.

# farmers - Monday 16 September, 2019

Farmers continue protests despite deal reached with minister and meat processors at the weekend

Farmers insist the base line price of beef needs to be increased before they will agree.

# farmers - Monday 9 September, 2019

Meat Industry Ireland pulls out of beef talks over ongoing blockades

Talks between beef farmers, the Department of Agriculture and MII resumed this morning as protests continue.

# farmers - Friday 6 September, 2019

Dawn Meats proceedings seeking to have several protesters imprisoned for alleged injunction breach is struck out

The proceedings could have resulted in the imprisonment of some of those who have been protesting outside the plants.

# farmers - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Chinese delegation will visit Roscommon meat plant today following mediation with protesters

Mediation between the parties involved earlier this morning lead to the meeting going ahead today.

# farmers - Friday 30 August, 2019

Meat processing industry says operations at 12 plants brought to a halt by blockades

The owners of a number of plants have secured injunctions to stop protesters blockading their factories.

# farmers - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Meat plants 'will seek to jail protesters' as farmers denounce 'heavy-handed legal tactics'

There have been reports of scuffles at protests outside plants today.

# farmers - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Meat plant owners granted injunctions against protesters outside their factories

Dawn Meats and Anglo Beef Processors took the High Court action today.

# farmers - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Beef talks ended overnight - but farmers says lack of movement on prices could scupper a final deal

Talks between Meat Industry Ireland and beef farmers ended late last night.

# farmers - Friday 9 August, 2019

Beef protests suspended as farmers to enter talks with meat industry, Department says

Farmers around the country have been holding protests in recent weeks.

Beef farmers withdraw from one protest location over small number of demonstrators not abiding by rules

Farmers around the country have been holding protests in recent weeks.

# farmers - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Explainer: Why have beef farmers across the country been protesting in recent weeks?

The Irish Farmers’ Association has said the Irish and European beef sectors are “in crisis”.

# farmers - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

'F*ck off Mercosur': Angry scenes outside Leinster House as farmers protest against EU trade deal

There were heated scenes in the crowd during today’s protest when a farmer rounded on Fianna Fáil’s Jackie Cahill.

# farmers - Saturday 29 June, 2019

Minister 'very concerned' about impact of EU trade deal on Irish beef farmers

The Agriculture Minister said the deal has come at a time when the beef sector in Europe is “facing significant uncertainty” because of Brexit.

# farmers - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Fund of €50m on way for beef farmers following support from Europe

The IFA said a €50 million fund from Europe could be matched by a €50m government fund.

# farmers - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

'Where's the beef ya vegan?' Taoiseach met with protests from farmers in Cork city

A prize bull and farming machinery were brought to the protest outside Cork City Hall.

# farmers - Saturday 27 April, 2019

No one has been prosecuted for deliberately starting wildfires since 2012

This burning of land is illegal from 1 March to 31 August, but there’s only been 11 prosecutions in over 10 years.

# farmers - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Just like Leo, Oprah once found herself in hot water for saying she was put off eating burgers

There’s also a Dr Phil twist to this story.

# farmers - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Data of hundreds of farmers paid for taking part in government scheme leaked

It comes the same day as the Department announces the approval of a similar scheme for the forestry sector.

# farmers - Sunday 16 September, 2018

Farmers struggling to pay bills, call on retailers to increase price of milk

The IFA has said the low prices offered in some shops are “unsustainable”.

# farmers - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Farmers' feed costs have exploded inside a year as fallout from hot weather bites

The summer heatwave has seen the price of fodder rise across the board.

# farmers - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Drought, wildfire and hosepipe bans - how countries around Europe dealt with the heatwave

With temperatures set to rise again over the weekend, we take a look at how the heatwave has had affect in some northern European countries.

# farmers - Saturday 7 July, 2018

"There should be 90 or 100 grand worth of broccoli here - we probably won't see any of it" Farming This post contains videos

"There should be 90 or 100 grand worth of broccoli here - we probably won't see any of it"

The current heat wave has been impacting farmers across the country who are hoping to save their crops from being wiped out.

# farmers - Sunday 29 April, 2018

Here's what new rules to stop 'unfair' grocery deals could mean for the Irish food sector

Farmers have welcomed moves to rebalance power in the supply chain.

# farmers - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

'There's power in community': Farmers urged to boycott forced sales of farms by vulture funds

The IFA has been contacted by around 200 farmers impacted by the issue so far this year.

# farmers - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Explainer: What is the fodder crisis and how are farmers being affected?

The weather since Christmas has meant poor grass growth and a lack of fodder for animals.

# farmers - Friday 2 March, 2018

Farmers struggling with dairy supplies as Storm Emma freezes pipes across the country

Some farmers are also afraid their lambs will die, said the President of the Irish Farmer’s Association.

# farmers - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

From The Daily Edge People fell in love with this yoga-loving Kerry farmer on the Six One Farmer Yoga

# farmers - Thursday 15 February, 2018

'Angry' farmers fear new sheep inspections will put pregnant ewes at risk

Sheep farmer representatives plan to meet with government officials to discuss their problems with the inspections.

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