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#fodder crisis

# fodder-crisis - 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”.

# fodder-crisis - 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.

# fodder-crisis - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Column: 'Farmers are asking 'where’s my share of this economic boom?''

There is a physical and mental strain on the family farm that can be compounded by financial pressures, writes Richard Moeran.

# fodder-crisis - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Local farmers to benefit as Shannon Airport cuts its grass

The silage will be given to local farms in an attempt to alleviate the fodder crisis.

# fodder-crisis - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Opinion: 'We don't need more leaflets from Teagasc. We don't need grants to build more sheds'

The way our climate is going, budgeting for a six, seven or even eight-month winter period is not beyond the realms of fantasy, writes Pippa Hackett.

# fodder-crisis - 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.

# fodder-crisis - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Government announces plans to import fodder ... but criticism of the shortages rumbles on

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

# fodder-crisis - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

'Close to a national emergency' - Farmers hit by bad Easter weather call for help

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

# fodder-crisis - Friday 10 May, 2013

Fodder scheme doubled to €2m and extended for two more weeks

The fodder will help farmers suffering from food shortages for their livestock following the unseasonally cold winter.

# fodder-crisis - Thursday 9 May, 2013

20 per cent increase in dead animals as fodder crisis deepens

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney urged farmers to seek help if they cannot cope.

# fodder-crisis - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Fodder from France due tomorrow for stricken Irish farmers

The fodder crisis has seen the IFA set up a fund so that it can transport huge amounts of fodder to farmers so that they can feed their animals.

# fodder-crisis - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

3,000 tonnes of fodder from France to help farmers in 'crisis'

The IFA President said this might be the first of many more shipments of fodder.

# fodder-crisis - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

Government announces €1 million fodder fund for farmers

The money will be used to reduce the price of imported fodder.

Kenny acknowledges 'close relationship between farmers and their animals'

Taoiseach Enda Kenny admitted that some farmers were experiencing difficulties with fodder shortages because of the recent bad weather but ruled out setting up a special task force on the issue.

# fodder-crisis - Saturday 20 April, 2013

FF calls on Coveney to 'put his money where his mouth is' and solve fodder issue

Fianna Fáil’s Éamon Ó Cuív has said that farmers are now paying up to €80 for a bale of silage and have been “dramatically let down.”