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#farms

# farms - Sunday 28 October, 2012

ICSA’s Pre-Budget Submission says vital farm schemes must be protected

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association is calling for vital farm schemes to be protected from cuts and a tougher stance on public sector pay and allowances.

# farms - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Call for helpline to be set up for distressed farmers

Éamon Ó Cuív has said that a helpline needs to be set up for farmers who are distressed due to poor weather and its effect on their livelihoods.

# farms - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Explainer: When and why are blight warnings issued?

And what should potato-growers do in response? TheJournal.ie takes a look…

# farms - Sunday 24 June, 2012

Recent bad weather has caused major problems for farmers - IFA

The wet weather has made it impossible for farmers to harvest crops – but the bad weather is set to continue this week.

# farms - Sunday 10 June, 2012

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

And what’s being done to prevent it?

# farms - Monday 27 February, 2012

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

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

# farms - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Farm incomes increase by 27 per cent despite economic woes

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

# farms - Thursday 20 October, 2011

Police shoot dozens of lions and tigers in Ohio

Dozens of wild animals were shot by Ohio police after their owner released them before taking his own life.

# farms - Monday 30 May, 2011

Food Safety Authority: E.coli contaminated food not on sale in Ireland

Food Safety Authority: E.coli contaminated food not on sale in Ireland

People in Germany have been advised not to eat raw cucumbers following a deadly outbreak of E.coli, however experts have said there is no indication contaminated foods are on sale in Ireland.

# farms - Thursday 3 March, 2011

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

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.