'I cried for two nights': farmers in fear of Department 'bully'
More farmers have denounced alleged irregularities and inappropriate behaviour by a single Department of Agriculture employee.
The farmer's daily wrap: pig protests continue and lira threatens exports
Here is your news round-up of the five top farming stories and weather outlook for Friday 17 August.
Pig farmers hold third protest in under a week
Charleville in Co Cork is the location of the latest pig farmer protest against the volume of foreign product for sale in SuperValu stores.
Mounting slaughter delays causing frustration for sheep farmers – ICSA
ICSA says large quantities of lambs from Northern Ireland are adding to slaughter delays for sheep farmers as factories look to hit peak output for Eidal-Adha festival.