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#Farming

# farming - Monday 25 April, 2016

Investigation after Tyrone farmer dies in bull attack

The deceased has been named locally as Nigel Murray.

# farming - 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,

# farming - Friday 15 April, 2016

'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.

# farming - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

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.

# farming - Monday 4 April, 2016

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.

# farming - Saturday 5 March, 2016

Photos: Clever rats sniffing out Cambodia's vast minefields

The rats have successfully cleared minefields in Mozambique and Angola.

# farming - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

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.

# farming - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

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.

# farming - Thursday 26 November, 2015

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.

# farming - Monday 5 October, 2015

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.

# farming - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Case of BSE identified in dead cow in Wales

It did not enter the food chain.

# farming - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Farmers want prenups to protect them from 'gold diggers'

The government is considering a new review of prenuptial agreements.

# farming - Sunday 20 September, 2015

'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.

# farming - Monday 7 September, 2015

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.

# farming - Sunday 6 September, 2015

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

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

# farming - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Teenage boy dies after Carlow farm accident

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

# farming - Sunday 9 August, 2015

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

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

# farming - Sunday 12 July, 2015

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.

# farming - Monday 15 June, 2015

Watch: This beautiful drone video is probably the best you've ever seen about cutting silage Smell Of The Summer This post contains videos

# farming - Saturday 30 May, 2015

Farmers are not happy about the government publishing their financial information

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

# farming - Thursday 14 May, 2015

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.

# farming - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

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.

# farming - Friday 1 May, 2015

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

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

# farming - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge This cute lamb was born with five legs, but he's not letting it get him down On The Lamb

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.

# farming - Thursday 2 April, 2015

Outbreak of Salmonella at seven Irish poultry farms

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

# farming - Sunday 29 March, 2015

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…

# farming - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Stuck behind a tractor? Appreciate that they're providing your food, say road chiefs

You’ll be seeing a lot more on the roads in the coming weeks.

# farming - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Meath man's Macra na Feirme campaign video is a thing of beauty Macra Election

Meath man's Macra na Feirme campaign video is a thing of beauty

It’s the most delightfully Irish thing you’ll see today, we promise.

# farming - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Decision on Galway Bay salmon farm expected before the summer

An application for the fish farm was made by the Irish Sea Fisheries Board in 2012.

# farming - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Farm deaths: "Do we ban all over-65s from the farm? Of course not"

A group representing farmers said that farm deaths cannot be compared to other sectors.

# farming - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Minister: 'Seriously, we haven't forgotten about rural Ireland'

Ann Phelan is travelling to Brussels today to meet with Phil Hogan.

# farming - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Thousands of farmers to close gate on IFA and start their own group

The new group will ‘represent all farmers, not just those in rural areas’.

# farming - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Seek muscular male with quality rump? Irish bulls could soon be online dating

Unfortunately love will remain virtual, with no long walks or passionate moments in a field.

# farming - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Five children were among 30 who died working on Irish farms last year

The HSA is warning about a worrying rise in farming accidents.

# farming - Monday 5 January, 2015

Ireland becomes first EU country allowed to sell beef to the US since BSE ban

Beef from the EU has been banned from the US since it imposed its ban over fifteen years ago due to BSE.

# farming - Friday 2 January, 2015

Farmers urged to be careful after record deaths in 2014

The HSA says it saw “one and a half times” the deaths it expected.

# farming - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Ever wondered why Europeans don't refrigerate eggs, but Americans do?

It’s the question that you have long wanted to be answered.

# farming - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Heart-breaking new video shows the devastating effect of farm deaths

Here’s what happened to the Higgins family when they lost their “adorable, beautiful” son James.

# farming - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Post mortems due on two farmers killed in Donegal farm accident

The accident occurred just after 6pm last night at Killygordon, Co Donegal.

# farming - Friday 14 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge You can help save Benjy the gay bull from the slaughterhouse Benjy The Bull

You can help save Benjy the gay bull from the slaughterhouse

Benjy’s owner wanted to send him to slaughter for refusing to mate with females – but an animal charity has stepped in to save him.