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# Farming

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Watch: This beautiful drone video is probably the best you've ever seen about cutting silage
Serious tuneage as well.
Farmers are not happy about the government publishing their financial information
You can now search how much each Irish farmer gets in EU funding.
What kind of food do we want to eat? It's a big question of our time...
What kind of food do we want to eat? On what kind of farms do we want to see it produced? It’s long past time to have these discussions.
This is why some TDs have to watch a video of thousands of pigs being slaughtered
Farmers have made claims against the Department of Agriculture.
Florida farmer finds 'one in 400 million' calf with two heads
Annabel has two heads, two mouths, two noses, two ears and four eyes.
This cute lamb was born with five legs, but he's not letting it get him down
His name’s Jake, and he’s happy out.
Outbreak of Salmonella at seven Irish poultry farms
The Department of Agriculture said there are no food safety risks to the public.
WATCH: Sheepdogs could be joining the dole queue if herding drones take off
A sheep farmer in Carlow has tried out a very modern type of farming…
Stuck behind a tractor? Appreciate that they're providing your food, say road chiefs
You’ll be seeing a lot more on the roads in the coming weeks.
Meath man's Macra na Feirme campaign video is a thing of beauty
It’s the most delightfully Irish thing you’ll see today, we promise.
Decision on Galway Bay salmon farm expected before the summer
An application for the fish farm was made by the Irish Sea Fisheries Board in 2012.
Farm deaths: "Do we ban all over-65s from the farm? Of course not"
A group representing farmers said that farm deaths cannot be compared to other sectors.
Minister: 'Seriously, we haven't forgotten about rural Ireland'
Ann Phelan is travelling to Brussels today to meet with Phil Hogan.
Thousands of farmers to close gate on IFA and start their own group
The new group will ‘represent all farmers, not just those in rural areas’.
Seek muscular male with quality rump? Irish bulls could soon be online dating
Unfortunately love will remain virtual, with no long walks or passionate moments in a field.
Five children were among 30 who died working on Irish farms last year
The HSA is warning about a worrying rise in farming accidents.
Ireland becomes first EU country allowed to sell beef to the US since BSE ban
Beef from the EU has been banned from the US since it imposed its ban over fifteen years ago due to BSE.
Farmers urged to be careful after record deaths in 2014
The HSA says it saw “one and a half times” the deaths it expected.
Ever wondered why Europeans don't refrigerate eggs, but Americans do?
It’s the question that you have long wanted to be answered.
Heart-breaking new video shows the devastating effect of farm deaths
Here’s what happened to the Higgins family when they lost their “adorable, beautiful” son James.
Post mortems due on two farmers killed in Donegal farm accident
The accident occurred just after 6pm last night at Killygordon, Co Donegal.
You can help save Benjy the gay bull from the slaughterhouse
Benjy’s owner wanted to send him to slaughter for refusing to mate with females – but an animal charity has stepped in to save him.
Sheep farmer wins appeal against State over foot and mouth compensation
Brendan Rafferty lost almost 700 sheep in 2001.
Bereaved by suicide: 'Horrendous that he thought there was no other way out of the pain'
Ruth McCabe talks to Ear to the Ground about her husband’s suicide.
'Young and active farmers' will benefit from today's Budget
New measures will target the long-term leasing of land.
The National Ploughing Championships are heading back to Laois next year
Next year’s festival will take place from 22-24 September 2015.
Who you gonna call? The Department of Agriculture Investigations Division
The new unit will bring the department’s investigations unit under one banner.
Calls for farm safety to be taught to primary students following Cork farm accident
A young girl was killed in a farming accident over the weekend.
Woman killed in Roscommon farm accident
Another woman was injured in the incident.
Fertiliser and feed-supplier makes €87m - and thanks mother nature for it
“Near-perfect” conditions for selling lots of stuff to farmers, Origin Enterprises says.
The amount of property stolen from farms will probably surprise you
Trailers are particularly popular among thieves, apparently.
Over 45% of farmers' family members treated for mental health, with half impacted by suicide
More than a third said suicide had been experienced in their wider community.
Young farmers add their support for gay marriage ahead of referendum
If you’re surprised by that, there are a few other things you should know…
Reward offered in murder case linked to alleged sheep stealing and land disputes
Patrick Devine was shot dead in Tyrone ten years ago.
After another death, calls for farm safety to be taught to primary school kids
More people have died on Irish farms this year than over the entire of 2013.
Tired of the traditional mart? A new website allows livestock to be auctioned online has already sold as much as €500,000 worth of livestock since it was launched in the United Kingdom.
Farmers have 'added childcare responsibilities' during busiest months due to income pressure
ICSA says farmers are increasingly taking on childcare responsibilities during the busiest farming months of the year.
This farmer has a very unique way of gathering up his cattle
They love a bit of jazz, it turns out.
Farmers urged to "think safety" today
The call comes after 14 lives have been lost so far this year.
Why does Europe hate GM food?
But could it change its mind soon…?