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Northern Ireland
Tier 1 grant rates increase by 11%
Peter McCann
Like previous tranches, if the scheme is oversubscribed, applications will be ranked on points-based selection criteria.
27 September 2022 Farm safety
Crush Mate becomes the farmer's mate when handling youngstock
Dairy farmer Seamus Dunne saw his brainchild Crush Mate displayed in this year's Innovation Arena, having won the 2021 on-farm innovation award.
27 September 2022 News
HSA launches working from height safety campaign
Farm safety inspectors will remind farmers of the dangers associated with working at heights.
Pigs top the noise charts among farmyard animals
It's a case of "four legs louder" as pigs turn out to be noisiest animals in farmyards.
21 September 2022 News
Teagasc farm machinery simulators launched at Ploughing
Teagasc’s new farm machinery safety simulators will be rolled out for use by all Teagasc students.
20 September 2022 News
Farmers twice as likely to die of heart attacks – ESRI
The Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) has published analysis on mortality rates in the Irish population.
15 September 2022 News
Farmers urged to take part in new health and wellbeing pilot
Farmers in counties Waterford and Roscommon will be recruited to take part in the new pilot programme.
2 September 2022 News
Number of farm safety inspections set to more than double this year
There has been a sharp rise in the number of farm health and safety inspections to take place this year.
22 August 2022 News
Farmers seven times more likely to die in workplace incident – Heydon
Reducing, mitigating and eliminating farm safety risks is how the number of farm fatalities will decrease in Ireland, says Minister Matin Heydon.
14 August 2022 News
Nitrates rules 'putting a lot of stress on farmers'
New nitrates rules for tillage farmers have yet to be confirmed and are proving difficult to implement.
27 July 2022 News
Tullamore Farm open day 2022: health and safety
The development of a safety policy for Tullamore Farms Limited has been done in consultation with safety consultant Jim Dockery.
20 July 2022 News
Half of farm death victims are over 65
There have been 62 fatal accidents on NI farms over the past decade, with 32 of these incidents involving over 65s
20 July 2022 Northern Ireland