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# farming - Saturday 6 August, 2022

Citizens’ assembly on agriculture the wrong model, says farming group
# Agriculture
# Agriculture

Citizens’ assembly on agriculture the wrong model, says farming group

Aug 6th 2022, 12:27 PM 11,200 Views 19 Comments

The Labour Party has proposed a citizens’ assembly be held on the future of agriculture and food production.

# farming - Friday 8 July, 2022

Deaths of at least 80 cows in last decade linked to spreading of poultry manure
# Factory Farm
# Factory Farm

Deaths of at least 80 cows in last decade linked to spreading of poultry manure

Jul 8th 2022, 12:05 AM 14,147 Views 10 Comments
  • 16 farms inspected in last decade over concerns with poor spreading of poultry litter, Noteworthy reveals
  • In the most impactful case, 19 dairy cows died across two farms from botulism linked to litter spreading
  • Difficult for authorities to identify farms of origin of the litter for inspection or further action

# farming - Thursday 7 July, 2022

'Canary in the coal mine': Protected nature areas under pressure from poultry farming
# Factory Farm
# Factory Farm

'Canary in the coal mine': Protected nature areas under pressure from poultry farming

Jul 7th 2022, 6:30 AM 9,342 Views 5 Comments

Cross-border investigation reveals serious environmental and air quality concerns from ammonia produced by the rapidly expanding poultry industry on the island of Ireland.

# farming - Wednesday 6 July, 2022

'Potential fraud' in poultry farm planning applications investigated in the North
# Factory Farm
# Factory Farm

'Potential fraud' in poultry farm planning applications investigated in the North

Jul 6th 2022, 12:05 AM 16,522 Views 15 Comments
  • Falsified or altered Teagasc letters used in 23 poultry farm planning cases in the North, Noteworthy reveals
  • Both national and local authorities in the North are currently investigating the issue
  • Several cases of dumping of poultry litter discovered in Northern Ireland since 2015
Suspected false documents and illegal dumping: the murky world of poultry manure
# Factory Farm
# Factory Farm

Suspected false documents and illegal dumping: the murky world of poultry manure

Jul 6th 2022, 12:01 AM 13,865 Views 7 Comments

Noteworthy reveals serious concerns over authenticity of files used in some poultry farm planning cases in the North and where the manure is going.

# farming - Monday 4 July, 2022

'The conflict takes two forms': How worsening droughts are fuelling tensions in Kenya
# Search For Water
# Search For Water

'The conflict takes two forms': How worsening droughts are fuelling tensions in Kenya

Jul 4th 2022, 9:02 PM 7,805 Views 2 Comments

In times of drought, farmers move their animals to look for water and pasture. This can create a rift with crop farmers.

# farming - Sunday 5 June, 2022

Over the Hill: Persistent overgrazing causing 'devastation' in vulnerable habitats
# Investigation
# Investigation

Over the Hill: Persistent overgrazing causing 'devastation' in vulnerable habitats

Jun 5th 2022, 12:04 AM 20,657 Views 7 Comments
  • Many upland areas are experiencing grazing pressure and degradation, with rare plants disappearing
  • Anthea Lacchia of investigative platform Noteworthy reports that overgrazing remains an issue despite being recognised as a problem for at least two decades
  • Protected areas will be lost if farmers are not given more support, according to experts

# farming - Thursday 31 March, 2022

Irish farmers urged to grow more crops in response to Ukraine war
# New Scheme
# New Scheme

Irish farmers urged to grow more crops in response to Ukraine war

Mar 31st 2022, 5:53 PM 10,370 Views 7 Comments

The Government is hoping a new multi-million scheme will ensure the co-operation of farmers.

# farming - Sunday 6 March, 2022

Farmers say they will 'play our part in national effort' as minister to ask them to plant crops
# Wheat And Grain
# Wheat And Grain

Farmers say they will 'play our part in national effort' as minister to ask them to plant crops

Mar 6th 2022, 11:47 AM 39,986 Views 22 Comments

The IFA has questioned if the request is the best use of resources for farmers to plant wheat, grain and barley.

# farming - Monday 13 December, 2021

Two Irish companies accounted for 7.5% of emissions from EU beef sector in 2018
# Meat And Dairy
# Meat And Dairy

Two Irish companies accounted for 7.5% of emissions from EU beef sector in 2018

Dec 13th 2021, 1:06 PM 33,643 Views 35 Comments

Three Irish meat and dairy companies are examined as part of a new report on emissions.

# farming - Friday 19 November, 2021

India’s Modi vows to repeal farm laws after prolonged protests
# India
# India

India’s Modi vows to repeal farm laws after prolonged protests

Nov 19th 2021, 8:58 AM 8,076 Views 2 Comments

Farmers said the legislation would devastate their earnings by ending guaranteed pricing.

# farming - Saturday 13 November, 2021

What is the Common Agricultural Policy, and how is it being changed to tackle climate change?
# Agriculture
# Agriculture

What is the Common Agricultural Policy, and how is it being changed to tackle climate change?

Nov 13th 2021, 10:00 AM 8,752 Views 14 Comments

The farming subsidy is undergoing a major reform ahead of the 2023-2027 period.

# farming - Wednesday 20 October, 2021

Agriculture sector to have ‘really ambitious targets’ for reducing emissions
# CAP
# CAP

Agriculture sector to have ‘really ambitious targets’ for reducing emissions

Oct 20th 2021, 9:58 PM 12,602 Views 23 Comments

The Agriculture Minister confirmed that farmers will have to participate in eco-schemes to avail themselves of 25% of funding available under part of the programme.

# farming - Tuesday 27 July, 2021

Charlie McConalogue: Farming and climate ambitions can co-exist
# Opinion
# Opinion

Charlie McConalogue: Farming and climate ambitions can co-exist

Jul 27th 2021, 7:00 AM 9,222 Views 20 Comments

The agriculture minister says he’s confident Irish farmers will embrace climate change policies that are needed to tackle the climate crisis.

# farming - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

EU Parliament votes overwhelmingly to ban caged animal farming by 2027
# No More Cages
# No More Cages

EU Parliament votes overwhelmingly to ban caged animal farming by 2027

Jun 30th 2021, 5:49 PM 16,109 Views 37 Comments

The matter will now go to the EU Commission.

# farming - Monday 21 June, 2021

Zero-carbon dairy project lands €2 million prize to deliver climate-neutral farm
# Dairy Farming
# Dairy Farming

Zero-carbon dairy project lands €2 million prize to deliver climate-neutral farm

Jun 21st 2021, 12:19 PM 21,268 Views 22 Comments

There are plans to extend the strategy to 5,000 dairy farms.

# farming - Friday 11 June, 2021

Farmers rally against impact of climate bill and CAP on agriculture sector
# Protest
# Protest

Farmers rally against impact of climate bill and CAP on agriculture sector

Jun 11th 2021, 1:29 PM 14,451 Views 45 Comments

Demonstrations were organised in 30 towns in Ireland this morning.

# farming - Saturday 1 May, 2021

Opinion: Our farm subsidy model is broken and causing destruction to habitats
# Cash Cow
# Cash Cow

Opinion: Our farm subsidy model is broken and causing destruction to habitats

May 1st 2021, 8:00 PM 28,528 Views 39 Comments

As the biodiversity crisis gathers pace, researcher Ray O’Foghlu explains how both farmers and environmentalists struggle with contradictory land eligibility rules.

# farming - Saturday 17 April, 2021

Quiz: How much do you know about farm animals?
# Moo
# Moo

Quiz: How much do you know about farm animals?

Apr 17th 2021, 10:00 PM 70,685 Views 19 Comments

Can you tell your oinks from your baas?

# farming - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Opinion: Vulnerable unweaned calves need protection in our export trade
# Live Exports
# Live Exports

Opinion: Vulnerable unweaned calves need protection in our export trade

Mar 31st 2021, 10:00 AM 22,623 Views 40 Comments

Animal welfare campaigner Caroline Rowley outlines why she is challenging the State’s enforcement of EU law to protect farm animals exported abroad.

# farming - Friday 26 February, 2021

Shock in rural Cork community as three brothers found dead
# Mitchelstown
# Mitchelstown

Shock in rural Cork community as three brothers found dead

Feb 26th 2021, 6:53 PM 101,319 Views 0 Comments
  • They have been named locally this evening as Patrick (60), William (66) and John (59) Hennessy.
  • The brothers have been described by neighbours as unremarkable "decent people".

# farming - Friday 11 September, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about Ireland's autumn crops?
# Farming
# Farming

Quiz: How much do you know about Ireland's autumn crops?

Sep 11th 2020, 9:30 PM 39,556 Views 26 Comments

This quiz is in honour of the National Ploughing Championships.

# farming - Saturday 25 July, 2020

Floods, drought and natural disasters already threatened food security in Nepal, then coronavirus came
# TheJournal Investigation
# TheJournal Investigation

Floods, drought and natural disasters already threatened food security in Nepal, then coronavirus came

Jul 25th 2020, 8:00 PM 12,753 Views 3 Comments

Too much rain, and too little rain, hampers farmers and their crops.

# farming - Monday 20 July, 2020

One third of serious farm accidents involve children or adults aged over 65
# Farm Safety Week
# Farm Safety Week

One third of serious farm accidents involve children or adults aged over 65

Jul 20th 2020, 9:42 AM 9,703 Views 18 Comments

14 people having lost their lives so far this year compared to 19 for all of last year.

# farming - Friday 26 June, 2020

Man (60s) dies in farming accident in Cork
# Carrigaline
# Carrigaline

Man (60s) dies in farming accident in Cork

Jun 26th 2020, 9:33 AM 24,945 Views 7 Comments

The accident occurred last night and involved a tractor.

# farming - Sunday 3 May, 2020

The hard graft of horticulture makes it difficult for the sector to grow
# Essential Workers
# Essential Workers

The hard graft of horticulture makes it difficult for the sector to grow

May 3rd 2020, 8:30 PM 21,535 Views 34 Comments

The Keelings workers controversy has thrown a spotlight on a complex corner of Irish food production.

# farming - Monday 6 April, 2020

Five-year-old boy dies after falling from farm trailer in Roscommon
# Farming Accident
# Farming Accident

Five-year-old boy dies after falling from farm trailer in Roscommon

Apr 6th 2020, 8:30 AM 67,951 Views 17 Comments

Gardaí say that the tragic accident took place yesterday afternoon.

# farming - Monday 23 March, 2020

McDonald's closure 'big blow' to Irish beef sector, says IFA
# Farming
# Farming

McDonald's closure 'big blow' to Irish beef sector, says IFA

Mar 23rd 2020, 2:37 PM 22,365 Views 38 Comments

It was announced yesterday evening that McDonald’s will be closed from today.

# farming - Monday 3 February, 2020

Q&A: Here's where Ireland's political parties stand on agriculture ahead of GE2020
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

Q&A: Here's where Ireland's political parties stand on agriculture ahead of GE2020

Feb 3rd 2020, 6:00 AM 9,563 Views 9 Comments

We asked each party what measures they’d take to resolve the beef dispute and support Bord na Móna workers at risk of losing their jobs.

# farming - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Man fatally injured in accident on Cork farm
# Whitegate
# Whitegate

Man fatally injured in accident on Cork farm

Jan 22nd 2020, 8:15 PM 34,670 Views 8 Comments

The death is being treated as a tragic accident.

# farming - Friday 17 January, 2020

No more farmers protests 'in the near future' after criticism from restaurants and commuters
# Tractor Protest
# Tractor Protest

No more farmers protests 'in the near future' after criticism from restaurants and commuters

Jan 17th 2020, 9:34 AM 40,974 Views 95 Comments

David Long said that there were no more Dublin tractor protests planned “for the near future”.

# farming - Friday 10 January, 2020

Construction deaths more than doubled last year with falls from heights being the leading cause
# Workplace Accidents
# Workplace Accidents

Construction deaths more than doubled last year with falls from heights being the leading cause

Jan 10th 2020, 6:00 AM 18,704 Views 32 Comments

Overall, 46 people died in workplace accidents in 2019 and agriculture remains the most dangerous sector in which to work.

# farming - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Droimeann cattle officially recognised as native rare Irish breed
# Mooving Up In The World
# Mooving Up In The World

Droimeann cattle officially recognised as native rare Irish breed

Jan 8th 2020, 5:27 PM 18,030 Views 14 Comments

There are currently 243 breeding females and 23 breeding males in Ireland.

# farming - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

President-elect of Irish Farmers’ Association vows to tackle beef crisis
# Tim Cullinan
# Tim Cullinan

President-elect of Irish Farmers’ Association vows to tackle beef crisis

Dec 17th 2019, 9:45 PM 14,078 Views 5 Comments

Tim Cullinan was this evening elected president of the IFA.

# farming - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Taoiseach 'sympathises' with farmers as blockade of major Aldi distribution centre continues
# Beef Prices
# Beef Prices

Taoiseach 'sympathises' with farmers as blockade of major Aldi distribution centre continues

Updated Dec 5th 2019, 12:00 PM 35,923 Views 126 Comments

Members of the Irish Farmers’ Association are staging a protest outside an Aldi distribution centre.

# farming - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Injunctions against two farmers over beef protests to be struck out

Injunctions against two farmers over beef protests to be struck out

Nov 28th 2019, 4:09 PM 7,622 Views 8 Comments

The company has requested for the injunctions to be lifted.

# farming - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Reducing cow herd ‘last resort’ in tackling carbon emissions, says Varadkar
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

Reducing cow herd ‘last resort’ in tackling carbon emissions, says Varadkar

Oct 31st 2019, 4:00 PM 17,772 Views 64 Comments

The Taoiseach said the way emissions are categorised will have to be changed.

# farming - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Ireland's potato crop is at risk because of bad weather conditions
# SOS
# SOS

Ireland's potato crop is at risk because of bad weather conditions

Oct 22nd 2019, 10:16 AM 16,566 Views 50 Comments

The Irish Farmers’ Association has warned that much of the crop might not get harvested this year.

# farming - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

'I am deeply concerned': Varadkar calls for an end to protests and blockades over beef dispute
# Beef Protests
# Beef Protests

'I am deeply concerned': Varadkar calls for an end to protests and blockades over beef dispute

Updated Sep 17th 2019, 2:47 PM 24,619 Views 61 Comments

The dispute has seen unofficial pickets by farmers at processing facilities around the country in recent weeks.

Farmers in west, mid-west and midlands 'set to be worst hit by Brexit'
# Dark Clouds
# Dark Clouds

Farmers in west, mid-west and midlands 'set to be worst hit by Brexit'

Sep 17th 2019, 6:20 AM 11,879 Views 24 Comments

70% of Irish farms are heavily reliant on direct payments, a new analysis has found.

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