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Watch: British police ram cow in ‘distressing’ video
Caitríona Morrissey
A British police investigation is under way after members of its Surrey force rammed an animal that was running loose in a town.
15 June 2024 News
Farmer who paid cash for quad helmet unable to claim farm safety grant
Minister McConalogue confirmed that a farmer who paid cash for a quad helmet is ineligible to recoup money under the National Farm Safety Measure 2023.
14 June 2024 News
IFA to host online quad safety training information webinar
The webinar is aimed at encouraging farmers to complete the quad safety training course and will take place on Tuesday 25 July at 8pm.
Reconsidering our nuclear options
There could easily be a mid-course correction to Ireland’s declared policy should an affordable nuclear alternative emerge, offering always-on power with very low emissions.
12 June 2024 Viewpoints
Gardaí in Westmeath seize tractor driven by 14-year-old
Gardaí said proceedings will now follow for both the teenager driving and their father.
16 May 2024 News
Know your limits with pits
The issue of silage pit capacity needs to be considered before the silage season begins on farms, which have increased their cow numbers, writes Martin Merrick.
15 May 2024 Buildings
Over half of eligible TAMS tranche two applications approved
The Department have been steaming ahead with approvals with over half of the 9,110 applications received under tranche 2 being approved.
14 May 2024 Schemes
Five areas to focus on farm safety
Keep safety in mind as farms move into silage season and other fieldwork is carried out. Outlined are some tips to working safely.
11 May 2024 Management
Chinese farmers dump milk amid financial losses
Culling cows was a first and easy step, but the price has bottomed out for culled cows and for many farms that are highly leveraged, having invested at the peak, the losses are significant.
8 May 2024 Viewpoints
IFA urges vigilance when working with slurry
Farmers must keep safety to the fore when working with slurry, the IFA has reiterated.
30 April 2024 News
Farmers urged to be vigilant of slurry gases
Slurry poses a major health and safety risk on-farm and all steps should be taken to minimise risks.
24 April 2024 Northern Ireland
Beef Management: breeding and meeting ANC requirements
This week's Beef Management takes a look at timing of AI and stock bull fertility and ANC stocking rate requirements.
24 April 2024 Management