Poll: Will you make farm safety a priority for 2019?

The IFA announced details of its peer-to-peer farm safety learning initiative this week, while the HSA said that farmers are nine times more likely to be killed at work than any other profession.

News Down Under: Doctors get training to help deal with farm accidents.

This week, we hear all about a new learning initiative to help doctors deal with farm accidents.

A nation mourns: Ophelia leaves path of destruction

The nation has awoken to calm after the worst storm in a generation.

Spare a thought for India's farmers in the middle of a suicide epidemic.

India have been experiencing an extremely high suicide rate, put down to climate change.

Heartland: Is there a way to stop increased rural crime?

With the recent increased number of rural crimes across the country, we examine to see if there is anything being done or that could be done to counteract it. 

Editorial: Farm deaths a year on the epidemic hasn’t ended

Thats Farming Editor John Connell takes a moment to reflect on what has changed in farm deaths one year on from a local tragedy in his home.

Ecumenical Rememberance Service held at the weekend.

The annual Ecumenical Remembrance Service was held in Laois over the weekend, in honour of loved ones lost or who suffered injuries on farms.

12 farm related deaths in 2017 so far

Teagasc have released figures, showing the amount of people to die in farm related accidents this year to be 12. The figures released also show that one third of the accidents occurred in the month of May.

Editorial: We need to stop the epidemic of farm deaths

With the tragic news of 2 farm deaths today we have decided to run a recent editorial on farm deaths wrote by our editor John Connell.