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Leading figures from the agri industry joined forces in Dublin this morning to put pressure on Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney to get the best (...)

Tom Hayes TD was appointed the new Minister of State at the Dept of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, pictured at Government Buildings with An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD, Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore and Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, Simon Coveney, TD. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Two senior Labour Ministers have taken issue with claims by a newly appointed Fine Gael Minister of State that two key Government policy plans have(...)

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney said the European Commission’s plan for a minimum single farm payment per hectare of 75 per cent of the average farm payment was too high.

Farmers receiving large amounts of money from the EU single farm payment scheme must accept that they will face a loss in income when the reform of t(...)

Members of The Irish Farmers Association protest against proposed CAP reforms outside the EU agriculture ministers meeting being held at Dublin Castle. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Several thousand farmers protested outside Dublin Castle today over planned changes to the way EU farm payments are made.The Irish Farmers Association(...)

EU agriculture commissioner Dacian Ciolos said in Dublin last night he would insist o(...)

IFA president John Bryan: “Any backtracking will be a watershed moment for  [Coveney’s] credibility.” Photograph: David Sleator

Farmers are planning to protest at Dublin Castle on Tuesday where the EU’s agriculture ministers are holding an informal farm council meeting. (...)

Over 220 acres of grass cuttings from the airfield at Dublin Airport is being made available to farmers according to the Dublin Airport Authority.

Farm leaders have called for a “major national effort” to help farmers affected by fodder shortages and ensure that they have enough hay and si(...)

Members of the IFA protesting on Kildare St in October 2012 during their day of action which raised the issue of falling farm incomes. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Average farm incomes fell by 15 per cent last year to reach €25,483, Teagasc’s annual farm survey has found. However, the study identifie(...)

Beef cattle in Kilkenny. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The first consignments of hay sourced in France in a bid to alleviate the current fodder crisis will be distributed to farmers over the weekend(...)

April’s values follow on from one of the coldest months of March for 50 years. Above, dead lambs lie in the snow as farmers search for trapped sheep in snow drifts in the Aughafatten area of Co Antrim on March 26th last. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

Last month was the coldest April for 24 years in the north and west of the country as the exceptionally cold spring continues. Temperat(...)

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