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In pictures: our favourite reader photos of the week
Amy Forde
Are you calving or lambing this week? We want to see photos from your family farm.
14 February 2024 News
Watch: farm safety - what to keep in mind when calving facilities are excellent
The HSA carried out a mock farm inspection on Tullamore Farm just as calving kicked off on the farm.
11 February 2024 News
This week in photos: milking, IFA protests, calving, marts and more
This week, our photographers captured farmers milking, calving and checking on stock. They also touched down at events, marts and locations of IFA solidarity protests with EU farmers nationwide.
Know your escape route before going into the calving pen - HSA
The HSA has outlined the main areas of concern following a two-week inspection campaign around farmer safety which took place at the end of January.
7 February 2024 News
Just 27 of women farmers scheme applications approved to date
Under TAMS III, there were 259 applications to the Women Farmers Capital Investment Scheme (WFCIS), with 27 of those approved to date.
7 February 2024 News
Agri Careers: new programme to raise farm safety awareness
Agri Aware has launched the new primary school initiative Safe Farm Futures to educate and help reduce accidents, writes Sarah McIntosh.
31 January 2024 Education
Farmers invited to farm safety discussion groups in northwest
Over the coming weeks, farm safety focus groups will be held in Ballyhaise, Ballymote, Grange and Letterkenny.
30 January 2024 News
Farmers urged to prioritise safety during calving season
Minister of State Martin Heydon referenced Health and Safety Authority data which shows attacks by a cow with a calf account for one third of all fatalities involving livestock.
29 January 2024 News
News Podcast: advisers' strike, Irish beef back in China and derogation
We discuss why farm advisers are downing tools, how Irish beef has been granted access in China again, derogation, farm safety inspections and milk prices.
22 January 2024 News
Farmers to be inspected on livestock safety
The campaign of farm safety inspections will last for two weeks, beginning on Monday, 22 January.
17 January 2024 News
21% of TAMS 3 applications receive approval letters
Of the 8,203 applications received, 1,761 of these have received approval as of 15 January 2024.
16 January 2024 Schemes
Embrace FARM seeks support for welly fundraiser day
Schools, workplaces and other groups have been asked to take part and donate to the Embrace FARM initiative.
10 January 2024 News