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Pensioner denied farm safety grant after paying cash
Anne O'Donoghue
Christy O’Neill, a 78-year-old farmer from mid-Kerry, applied for the money back under the National Farm Safety Measure 2023.
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.
Tullamore Farm suckler and sheep open day launched
Adam Woods previews the upcoming suckler and sheep open day taking place on Tullamore farm on Tuesday 23 July 2024
Plans for more female-only tractor driving courses
FRS Training has rolled out more female-only tractor-driving courses after a successful pilot programme was attended by 43 participants, writes Sarah McIntosh.
15 May 2024 News
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
Farm Tech Talk: beef price slide, BISS deadline and nitrates in Europe
An update on beef prices, key farm scheme payment deadlines and nitrates across Europe all feature on this week's episode.
10 May 2024 News
HSA farm safety inspections under way
The HSA has begun inspecting farms nationwide to focus on safe use of machinery on farms. Farmers are urged to address maintenance or servicing issues with their machinery.
10 May 2024 News
UFU warns farmers to be mindful of farm safety when catching up on work
The Ulster Farmers' Union is urging farmers to slow down, be careful with machinery and livestock and be aware that farm accidents can happen in the blink of an eye.
9 May 2024 News
Minister Heydon urges safety when working with slurry
Minister Martin Heydon has asked that farmers take care when spreading slurry in the coming weeks as the weather picks up.
1 May 2024 News
New app being developed to enhance farm safety
The app is currently being developed as part of PhD research and should be launched by the end of the year.
20 April 2024 News
Spike in injuries when farm workload increases
As the weather picks up and workload increases, Teagasc is urging farmers to keep an eye on farm safety.
17 April 2024 News