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Online database aims to help farm crime victims locate stolen property
The site will allow the public to identify stolen property and report it to the owners.
By Michael Keaveny on 18 April 2018
Roscommon Mart latest to ban farmers from mart yard
Serious concerns about potential health and safety risks, and the rising cost of insurance are changing how marts are operating.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 13 April 2018
An accident at Mohill Mart has resulted in temporary mart closures pending a review.
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 09 April 2018
Practical demonstrations to tackle farm safety
According to HSA figures, 210 people died over the last decade as a result of farm incidents.
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 03 April 2018
The lengths some people go to in order to make a few bob on the back of the rest of us paying insurance, writes Damien O'Reilly
By Damien O'Reilly on 05 April 2018
Good week/bad week: winners and losers in farming this week
We look back at who had a week to remember in the farming world and those who had a week to forget.
By Michael Keaveny on 23 March 2018
Lorcan Allen speaks to Mike O’Sullivan, an independent insurance assessor, about his role in the claims process and the insurance claims arising from Storm Emma.
By Lorcan Allen on 22 March 2018
The total cost of the March snow storm to farmers is not yet known, but is expected to grow as farmers assess and repair damage.
By Odile Evans on 21 March 2018
Horticulture sector needs support to get over storm damage
Sector needs support to recover from "uninsurable losses" suffered during storm Emma.
By Michael Keaveny on 16 March 2018
Farmers across Scotland helped keep local communities moving last week, but dairy farmers still had to dump thousands of litres of uncollected milk.
By Sarah Anderson on 08 March 2018
The opposition parties Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin have called on the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed to create a fund for weather-stricken farmers and relax inspections.
By Odile Evans on 06 March 2018
‘There is absolute devastation’ – Healy
IFA president Joe Healy describes the effects of Storm Emma on farms he visited in Wicklow and Wexford on Monday.
By Odile Evans on 06 March 2018
With many farmers having to deal with extensive damage to their property due to Storm Emma, there is concern as to whether their insurance policies will cover the cost. William Conlon reports
By William Conlon on 08 March 2018
In pictures: 'destruction' as sheds buckle under snowfall on Wexford farm
Dairy farmer Karol Winters has said that within a two-mile radius of his farm in Taghmon in Wexford that there's 10 to 15 sheds gone following heavy snowfall.
By Amy Forde on 05 March 2018
Over the course of the last few days milk collection has been a huge issue for dairy farmers. We look at some major co-ops and see how they are remedyinsg the situation.
By Michael Keaveny on 05 March 2018
What to do if your shed has been damaged in the storm
William Conlon talked to Jason Byrne, head of agribusiness at Zurich, to get advice on what farmers should do if sheds have been damaged during Storm Emma.
By William Conlon on 02 March 2018
The return to a dividend payment marks a major milestone in the turnaround of FBD and reflects confidence in the profitability and future prospects of the business.
By Eoin Lowry on 01 March 2018
Expensive injury claims are driving up the cost of insurance for marts, who are taking action.
By Darren Carty on 01 March 2018
The board of FBD has agreed to pay a dividend for 2017 following improvement in financial performance.
By Eoin Lowry on 27 February 2018
FBD is to enter into a distribution arrangement with Post Insurance to become one of their car Insurance underwriters.
By Eoin Lowry on 17 February 2018
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