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Teagasc farm machinery simulators launched at Ploughing
Barry Murphy
Teagasc’s new farm machinery safety simulators will be rolled out for use by all Teagasc students.
14 September 2022 Northern Ireland
News round-up: protein crops and bracken
Weekly round-up of news from the farming industry in Northern Ireland.
6 September 2022 News
Complaints against vets jumped by 71% in 2021
The Veterinary Council of Ireland has conducted analysis of the complaints received in 2021 following the increase.
70-year-old dies on west Tipperary farm
A man in his 70s was pronounced dead at the scene of the incident in Cappawhite, Co Tipperary.
1 September 2022 News
Number of farm safety inspections set to more than double this year
There has been a sharp rise in the number of farm health and safety inspections to take place this year.
22 August 2022 News
Over 4,500 farm accidents occur annually, Teagasc survey finds
Over 88% of these farm accidents involved the farm operator, Teagasc found.
21 August 2022 News
Tullamore Farm open day 2022: health and safety
The development of a safety policy for Tullamore Farms Limited has been done in consultation with safety consultant Jim Dockery.
20 July 2022 News
New cow underpass streamlines grazing
David Clarke and his family recently completed works on a new underpass for their livestock procurement company, Cows.ie.
20 July 2022 Buildings
Half of farm death victims are over 65
There have been 62 fatal accidents on NI farms over the past decade, with 32 of these incidents involving over 65s
20 July 2022 Northern Ireland
Health: mental health training for agricultural advisors
Agricultural advisors often weren’t sure how to respond when a farmer disclosed serious worry or depression during a consultation, but now they can avail of training to help, writes Margaret Hawkins.
20 July 2022 Health
Health and safety tips for beef farms
John McNamara, Francis Bligh and MJ Kelly from Teagasc take a look at some important aspects of farm safety on beef farms.
13 July 2022 Farm safety
Man dies in incident on Galway farm
It brings to six the number of fatalities to occur on Irish farms to date this year.
13 July 2022 News