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#Fodder

# fodder - Saturday 11 August, 2018

'Unlikely that we will be able grow enough': Farmers warn of fodder crisis after drought
# IFA
# IFA

'Unlikely that we will be able grow enough': Farmers warn of fodder crisis after drought

Aug 11th 2018, 1:19 PM 15,246 Views 64 Comments

The Irish Farmers Association has called for the Government to introduce a fodder import scheme “sooner rather than later”.

# fodder - 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 12,477 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 - Thursday 5 April, 2018

€1.5m allocated to support fodder imports in effort to ease feed crisis
# Hay Ya
# Hay Ya

€1.5m allocated to support fodder imports in effort to ease feed crisis

Apr 5th 2018, 9:50 PM 20,466 Views 32 Comments

The first loads of feed arrived at Irish ports this morning.

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 19,153 Views 71 Comments

The weather since Christmas has meant poor grass growth and a lack of fodder for animals.

# fodder - 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 10,924 Views 79 Comments

The weather since Christmas has meant poor grass growth and a lack of fodder for animals.

# fodder - Sunday 26 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 26th 2017, 7:30 AM 11,747 Views 44 Comments

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

# fodder - Friday 30 May, 2014

Poll: Do you think the media intrudes too much on the lives of celebrities?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think the media intrudes too much on the lives of celebrities?

May 30th 2014, 10:28 AM 12,165 Views 72 Comments

Hollywood actress Charlize Theron says the intrusion on her life by the press is comparable to ‘rape’.

# fodder - Monday 20 May, 2013

Over 30,000 tonnes of fodder delivered to struggling farmers
# Food Shortage
# Food Shortage

Over 30,000 tonnes of fodder delivered to struggling farmers

May 20th 2013, 4:58 PM 6,061 Views 93 Comments

The transport subsidy was extended earlier this month, to help farmers suffering from food shortages following the harsh winter.

# fodder - 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 6,333 Views 54 Comments

The fodder will help farmers suffering from food shortages for their livestock following the unseasonally cold winter.

# fodder - 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 12,409 Views 53 Comments

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney urged farmers to seek help if they cannot cope.

# fodder - 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 5,185 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 - Friday 3 May, 2013

€250,000 fodder fund set up for farmers in crisis
# GOOD DEED
# GOOD DEED

€250,000 fodder fund set up for farmers in crisis

May 3rd 2013, 2:55 PM 4,598 Views 14 Comments

SuperValu has also offered to transport fodder arriving in Dublin Port to co-ops or internally between food suppliers across the country.

# fodder - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Coveney extends fodder scheme: 'No animals should die of starvation'
# More Fodder
# More Fodder

Coveney extends fodder scheme: 'No animals should die of starvation'

May 1st 2013, 12:23 PM 5,186 Views 55 Comments

The Minister also intervened with the banks and requested they provide more credit to farmers in need.

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 7,154 Views 28 Comments

The IFA President said this might be the first of many more shipments of fodder.

# fodder - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

Government announces €1 million fodder fund for farmers
# Fodder
# Fodder

Government announces €1 million fodder fund for farmers

Apr 23rd 2013, 8:37 PM 7,207 Views 45 Comments

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

# fodder - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

Methane released by livestock could be reduced by new diet
# Environment
# Environment

Methane released by livestock could be reduced by new diet

Mar 30th 2011, 3:36 PM 607 Views 0 Comments

Researchers believe that tweaks to the diet of livestock could significantly reduce the levels of greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere.