Weed lickers to face mandatory inspections from next year
Weed lickers will require a test and inspection from next year onwards, following an EU audit of Ireland's pesticide controls.
Shed and hills on fire as dry conditions heighten risk
A series of blazes has hit agricultural land and buildings and a status orange warning remains in place.
Casey calls for increased CAP budget
Additional requirements on farmers and inflation should be covered by EU payments, while a Brexit package should include targeted producer support, candidate for MEP Peter Casey has said.
Continued rise in non-fatal accidents involving livestock
Due to the majority of farmers being self-employed or sole traders, there is widespread under-reporting of serious non-fatal accidents on farms.