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# fodder - Saturday 11 August, 2018

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

# fodder - Friday 30 May, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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'

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

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

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