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# ifa - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Milk crisis? Storm Emma stopped the collection of fresh stock from many dairy farms

Many farmers have exhausted their backup space for the milk collected, with possible knock on effects for the availability of milk on supermarket shelves.

# ifa - Thursday 22 February, 2018

The IFA will pay its former boss €1.9m to settle his legal cases

The settlement relates to disputes over a severance package and a defamation case.

# ifa - Monday 27 November, 2017

Ireland needs to 'get serious' about reducing emissions after 3.5% rise in 2016

Ireland is trying to reduce its emissions in order to comply with EU regulations and avoid a hefty €75 million fine in 2020.

'A reality check for science': Controversial weedkiller gets five-year licence extension from the EU

Germany dropped its opposition to the pesticide, introduced in 1974 by US agro-giant Monsanto as Roundup.

# ifa - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Farmers are calling a fodder crisis ...but the government says there is sufficient supply

The bad weather throughout the summer has left farmers without sufficient amounts of fodder.

# ifa - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Farmers are up in arms about the new 'NCT for tractors'

Certain tractors will have to undergo the roadworthiness testing from May of next year.

# ifa - Thursday 19 October, 2017

From The42 Michael O'Neill receives 16-month driving ban and fine after admitting drink-driving charge Northern Ireland

Michael O'Neill receives 16-month driving ban and fine after admitting drink-driving charge

O’Neill was also fined £1,300 after being caught driving three times over the legal limit.

# ifa - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Minute's silence held at Ploughing Championships for man who died on Wexford farm

Martin Kehoe Jr was overcome by fumes at his farm in Foulksmills yesterday.

# ifa - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Farmers gather outside supermarkets in protest at low milk prices

Liquid milk producers were led in a protest by IFA president Joe Healy outside Dunnes Stores and Aldi in Portlaoise.

# ifa - Friday 25 August, 2017

'A tsunami from the skies': Taoiseach to travel to Donegal as emergency meeting takes place over floods

Met Éireann has issued a status yellow rainfall warning for five counties.

# ifa - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Bullock with serious injuries left unaided and alone at Mayo cattle mart for 10 hours

The animal was euthanised after being left in distress from morning until evening after sustaining a broken leg.

# ifa - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Farmers warned to 'stamp' their farm equipment or risk losing it to thieves

Thefts can be traumatic for farmers and their families. Communities are advised to work with local gardaí and watch out for suspicious activity.

# ifa - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Day 2: Tillage farmers sleep overnight at the Department of Agriculture building

Some farmers are talking about taking their kids out of college due to the bad harvest.

# ifa - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Dog owners warned to keep pets on a leash after 'savage' sheep attacks

The IFA has released a protocol for farmers to follow, which includes guidelines for when a farmer can shoot a dog.

# ifa - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

From The42 IFA quiet amid Michael O'Neill-Norwich reports Reports

IFA quiet amid Michael O'Neill-Norwich reports

The Northern Ireland boss could be in line for a move to the Championship.

# ifa - Sunday 9 April, 2017

'Farmers are at their wit's end': Losing your land, home and income at the hands of vulture funds

The IFA says if vulture funds come after farmers they’ll have to get to them through them first.

# ifa - Friday 3 February, 2017

From The42 U21 winger reveals why he's switched allegiance from Northern Ireland to the Republic Big Decision

U21 winger reveals why he's switched allegiance from Northern Ireland to the Republic

Derry City’s Josh Daniels has accepted a call-up to Noel King’s latest squad.

There'll be no more free spuds in Supervalu as farmers get their way

The IFA said it would meet again with SuperValu to “express farmers’ anger” in the near future.

# ifa - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Tillage farmers call for 'humanitarian support' after some lose 100% of crop in worst harvest in decades

A protest will be held outside of the Dáil this afternoon.

# ifa - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Bird flu has been found in Ireland. Here's how to spot it in your flock

Fears about the infectious virus have been spreading across Europe this year.

# ifa - Saturday 12 November, 2016

From The42 Northern Ireland fans unveil huge poppy display against Azerbaijan Remembrance This post contains videos

Northern Ireland fans unveil huge poppy display against Azerbaijan

Goals from Kyle Lafferty, Gareth McAuley, Conor McLaughlin and Chris Brunt secured the win for Michael O’Neill’s team.

# ifa - Thursday 10 November, 2016

From The42 Northern Irish FA back down on ban of poppy shirts Change Of Plan

Northern Irish FA back down on ban of poppy shirts

Initially the IFA had forbidden the sale of the special edition jersey.

# ifa - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Tillage farmers in Ireland are 'stressed, anguished and in pain' after a bad harvest year

Hundreds of farmers, particularly those along the West coast, have been badly hit by heavy rainfall this summer, which has seen much of their crop yields destroyed.

# ifa - Saturday 24 September, 2016

'Cattle and sheep are being hand-fed and prepped to be taken by criminals'

Around 2,000 thefts from farmyards are reported each year. Farmers are being urged to be vigilant.

# ifa - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Hostilities escalate between beef baron Larry Goodman and IFA over merger

The businessman wants to buy one of Ireland’s largest beef suppliers, but the IFA are concerned about Goodman owning such a high stake.

# ifa - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Pieta House teams up with farming group to highlight suicide among men in rural areas

Pieta House and the IFA are running a phoneline and counselling service.

# ifa - Monday 22 August, 2016

'An invasion of a place I grew up in, where I always felt safe' - Farmers speak of trauma after thefts

Buyers are being urged to ensure dealers are reputable before they buy any farm vehicles or machinery.

# ifa - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Drivers told to be patient as good weather brings more tractors on roads

The RSA and the IFA are warning drivers due to an increase in farming vehicles on the roads.

# ifa - 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,

# ifa - Monday 18 April, 2016

Farmers say €40,000 hill walker judgement a "serious concern"

The IFA are worried that hill walkers could have accidents on their lands.

# ifa - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Dissident republicans, hospital overcrowding and a nuclear test had everyone talking.

After pay scandal the entire board of the IFA has stood down

The organisation’s president Eddie Downey and general secretary Pat Smith stood down last November.

# ifa - Sunday 20 December, 2015

From The42 The talks that could have produced an all-Ireland soccer team in the 1970s Political Football

The talks that could have produced an all-Ireland soccer team in the 1970s

We came close enough at several stages to one national team on the island. This is why it didn’t work, writes Cormac Moore.

# ifa - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

IFA executive council survives vote of no confidence

It comes after a report into the pay and structures of the association was released yesterday.

# ifa - Monday 7 December, 2015

Taoiseach says that emergency funding could be used to tackle flood damage

People affected by flooding may be eligible for financial assistance from the Department of Social Protection’s Humanitarian Assistance Scheme.

# ifa - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Eddie Downey: 'It's very sad for my wife, children and 91-year-old mother'

The former IFA president said it was his choice to resign last week.

# ifa - Saturday 28 November, 2015

How much money did a woman pay for U2 tickets that never arrived? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How many priests are going to a shopping centre in Clare to hear confession?

# ifa - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Farmers' association says former boss "demanded €2 million" to quit

They say Pat Smith is “trying to cover up” his demands.

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.

# ifa - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

The IFA's top official could be walking away with a €2 million nest egg

Pat Smith stood down last week over controversy about his pay packet.