Farmers among those who should take care in the sun

People working outdoors are urged to take extra precautions in the sun. It comes as Skin cancer is a growing problem in Ireland. New figures...

An emergency fund for tillage farmers is to be introduced

An announcement is expected in the coming days in relation to serious losses sustained by tillage farmers in last year's harvest. The scheme was approved...

United States ban all imports of Brazilian Beef

The United States has banned all Brazilian beef imports with immediate effect. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) suspended all imports of fresh beef...

IFA in Leitrim reassures farmers on sheep prices

The Irish Farmers Association in Leitrim is reassuring farmers that sheep prices are good at the moment. Chairperson of the IFA's sheep committee in Leitrim,...

ICSA sceptical new approval will increase beef exports to the US

The Chairman of the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers Association in Donegal says he is skeptical that Irish beef exports will increase to the...

Concern over French Brexit comments on border

A North West MEP has secured a meeting with the French agriculture representative that called for a hard border to be imposed between the...

INHFA welcomes new department of Rural Affairs

The Irish Natura & Hill Farmers Association has welcomed the establishment of a new Government Department and Minister to focus on Community and Rural...

IFA welcomes the appointment of Brexit Minister Simon Coveney

The head of the Irish Farmers Association in Donegal has welcome the appointment of a Minister with responsibility for Brexit. The new Taoiseach Lepo...

Agri-food must be top of Varadkar’s EU Brexit agenda say IFA

The IFA says Putting Agri-Food at the top of the EU's Brexit agenda has to be a top priority for the new Taoiseach Leo...

Donegal TD calls for investment in farm safety awareness

A Donegal TD is calling for more investment in raising awareness about farm safety. Fianna Fail TD and agriculture spokesperson for the party Charlie McConalogue...