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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
# Fodder Crisis
# Fodder Crisis

Farmers struggling to pay bills, call on retailers to increase price of milk

Sep 16th 2018, 7:00 AM 19,245 Views 62 Comments

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
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# Fodder Crisis

Farmers' feed costs have exploded inside a year as fallout from hot weather bites

Aug 8th 2018, 11:49 AM 15,134 Views 43 Comments

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?''
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# Fodder Crisis

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

May 9th 2018, 7:00 AM 21,033 Views 48 Comments

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
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# Shannon Fodder

Local farmers to benefit as Shannon Airport cuts its grass

Apr 19th 2018, 10:01 PM 27,875 Views 28 Comments

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'
# Fodder Crisis
# Fodder Crisis

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

Apr 11th 2018, 7:00 AM 12,490 Views 37 Comments

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?
# Crisis Point
# Crisis Point

Explainer: What is the fodder crisis and how are farmers being affected?

Apr 5th 2018, 1:06 PM 19,230 Views 71 Comments

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
# Crisis Point
# Crisis Point

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

Apr 4th 2018, 5:41 PM 10,930 Views 79 Comments

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
# Cannot Fodder
# Cannot Fodder

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

Apr 3rd 2018, 2:40 PM 27,570 Views 67 Comments

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
# Fodder Crisis
# Fodder Crisis

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

May 10th 2013, 6:02 PM 6,340 Views 54 Comments

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
# Farms
# Farms

20 per cent increase in dead animals as fodder crisis deepens

May 9th 2013, 8:38 PM 12,429 Views 53 Comments

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
# Farmers
# Farmers

Fodder from France due tomorrow for stricken Irish farmers

May 7th 2013, 12:36 PM 5,194 Views 5 Comments

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'
# Fodder Crisis
# Fodder Crisis

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

May 1st 2013, 9:36 AM 7,163 Views 28 Comments

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
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# Fodder

Government announces €1 million fodder fund for farmers

Apr 23rd 2013, 8:37 PM 7,216 Views 45 Comments

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

Kenny acknowledges 'close relationship between farmers and their animals'
# Fodder Crisis
# Fodder Crisis

Kenny acknowledges 'close relationship between farmers and their animals'

Apr 23rd 2013, 4:27 PM 7,879 Views 50 Comments

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
# Farmers
# Farmers

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

Apr 20th 2013, 1:28 PM 6,164 Views 37 Comments

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.”