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Quality of life decreased for farmers during the pandemic
Rachel Donovan
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on farmer mental health and wellbeing was one of the topics discussed at a farm safety conference in Teagasc Ashtown last Wednesday.
30 November 2022 Dealer
Farm deaths spike a stark reminder
Three recent farm deaths are a stark reminder of just how dangerous farming is.
30 November 2022 News
No link between farming experience and students' level of risk
Students who are working on a farm on a regular basis don't differ form those students who have no experience on farm.
Farm fatality in Kerry the third in a week
A man in his 70s lost his life following a farm accident in Brosna, Co Kerry.
27 November 2022 News
Weekly podcast: cattle shortage, Food Vision and farm safety
Listen in to this week’s news podcast for all the latest farming news. Hear about what you need to know in this week’s Irish Farmers Journal.
25 November 2022 News
No association between farming experience and students' level of risk
Students who are working on a farm on a regular basis don't differ form those students who have no experience on farm.
23 November 2022 News
Unsafe practices must be 'socially unacceptable' - Heydon
Speaking at a farm safety conference in Teagasc Ashtown, Minister Martin Heydon also launched a series of short vidoes called 'Managing Farm Safety and Health'.
23 November 2022 News
Almost 60% of farmers engage in 'unsafe farming practices'
Roughly 26% of farmers can be considered to practice safe farming, the research found.
21 November 2022 News
HSA ramps up farm safety inspections from Monday in week-long campaign
The nationwide farm inspection campaign by the Health and Safety Authority will focus on farmer health and wellbeing.
21 November 2022 News
Funeral of young Antrim boy to take place Monday
The boy was tragically killed following an incident on a farm in the Ballymoney area.
14 November 2022 News
Farm safety behavioural conference to take place later this month
The keynote speaker is Dr Claire Jack from the Agriculture and Bioscience Institute (AFBI), Northern Ireland.
1 November 2022 News
In pictures: first ever machinery rescue course for fire officers
A new course designed to provide fire officers with information to allow them make informed decisions when resolving incidents involving agricultural equipment took place last week.
12 October 2022 News