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Peter Young
Peter Young

CAP Specialist

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Peter Young is a full time journalist with the Irish Farmers Journal where he has worked for the last 16 years. During that time he has written extensively on dairying, beef, farm finance and more recently CAP reform. He has developed the On-off farm section that focuses specifically on innovation, new trends and starting a new business in rural Ireland. More recently as the money mentor, he writes weekly on personal and business finance. His most recent initiative is operation cash flow which is focused on getting people to develop financial plans for their future. Peter is a Qualified Financial Advisor and a member of the Insurance Institute of Ireland and LIA, the Professional Association of Financial Services. With his wife Jenny he runs a 100 cow dairy farm in Kildare.

This week, Money Mentor Peter Young advises a couple on transferring assets to their children
By Peter Young on 15 June 2017
Have you a new machine, product or innovation that you want to showcase at the Ploughing Championships?
By Peter Young on 15 June 2017
Save yourself, not just the euros
AgTech is flooding into all areas of farming, with billions of euros being pumped into sensor technology, drones and big data – but why not in farm safety asks Peter Young.
By Peter Young on 15 June 2017
Pay Related Social Insurance (PRSI) can be complicated. This week I explain the PRSI system and look at the importance of making contributions to get your average PRSI contributions up.
By Peter Young on 08 June 2017
In the first article in a new series of “Money Mentor”, Peter Young meets the man who has helped people claim back €1.7 million in social welfare arrears
By Peter Young on 01 June 2017
Intel's director of Internet of Things (IoT) Charlie Sheridan is from a farm and has a keen interest in the future of food production.
By Peter Young on 24 March 2017
20 minutes with William McKnight, John Deere
Peter Young chats to William McKnight from John Deere about the benefits of new technologies for farmers.
By Peter Young on 16 March 2017
Farmers get paid for harvesting data
The first farmers have been paid for the increasing amount of data that is being gathered on farms. It leads to an interesting debate.
By Peter Young on 23 March 2017
New AgTech hub and Enterprise Ireland AgTech village
A new AgTech hub and Enterprise Ireland AgTech village will showcase the tech in agriculture
By Peter Young on 23 March 2017
Irish AgTech investment focus
Yield lab Ireland has just completed its first call for companies and received over 150 applications from 36 different countries.
By Peter Young on 23 March 2017
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