Over half of farmers have been victims of a theft.
Trailers, tractors and quad bikes are the most common items stolen from farms.
That's according to Crime Prevention Executive with the IFA, Barry Carey.
A survey by TU Dublin earlier this year found over half of farmers are victims of theft.
Crime Prevention Officer for Laois and Offaly, Sergeant Graham Kavanagh, has this advice for those trying to secure their property: