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Farmers seven times more likely to die in workplace incident – Heydon
Barry Murphy
Reducing, mitigating and eliminating farm safety risks is how the number of farm fatalities will decrease in Ireland, says Minister Matin Heydon.
20 July 2022 News
Farm machinery simulators on way to agricultural colleges
The simulators will be ready and in use in all the agricultural colleges in the coming academic year.
13 July 2022 News
Farmers the only irreplaceable asset on farms - Heydon
This year marks the 10th annual Farm Safety Week, a collaborative campaign, initiated by the Farm Safety Partnership in the UK and led by the IFA in Ireland.
‘Great potential’ in digitalisation of farm activities - data project
A roadmap was launched by the researchers laying out five possible ways that data could improve agriculture, from markets to farmers’ engagement with regulators.
13 July 2022 News
Additional income layers required to insulate against price volatility – Heydon
Farmers could earn between €5,000 and €8,000 per year through the microgeneration scheme, according to Minister Martin Heydon.
7 July 2022 News
Embrace Farm remembrance service to take place this weekend
The ecumenical service, now in its ninth year, is in memory of those who have died or been injured on farms across the island of Ireland.
22 June 2022 News
Farm safety key as school's out for summer
School holidays have arrived and there are opportunities for a summer of farm work for many young people, but it is vital that farm safety is followed at all times.
15 June 2022 News
€13m Pig Exceptional Payment Scheme 2 now open to farmers
Funding for a second temporary support scheme for the pig sector had been previously announced, with terms and conditions of the scheme now available to pig farmers.
13 June 2022 Pigs
Organic beef: how do cattle perform?
Teagasc aimed to answer some of the questions facing interested farmers on how beef cattle can perform in an organic system.
11 June 2022 News
‘Think safety’ on farms this summer – Minister Heydon
As school holidays begin and the countryside gets busier over the summer months, farm safety should be foremost in everyone’s mind, says Minister Martin Heydon.
3 June 2022 News
June and July ‘most dangerous’ time of year for farmers – Heydon
Minister of State Martin Heydon has urged farmers to be mindful of farm safety during the silage season.
1 June 2022 News
Farm succession project reveals lack of wills
The Béal Átha na Muice Farm Succession/Well-Being project was launched by Minister of State with responsibility for farm safety Martin Heydon in Swinford, Co Mayo, on Monday.
25 May 2022 News