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Wednesday 6 December 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# fodder crisis

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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' 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'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 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.”