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Young Farmer

If you are looking at change, whether it be farming system, expansion or stepping back, the Land Mobility Service can help.
By Contributor on 17 August 2017
Holiday period a time think about career options
To become a farmer, you should have a real interest in farming and a desire to farm, as well as a willingness to learn farming and business skills.
By Contributor on 14 August 2017
Dairy Day 2017 - Solutions for a growing sector
The Irish Farmers Journal will host a National Dairy Day on 23 November 2017 in the Punchestown Event Centre, Co. Kildare.
By Farmers Journal on 21 August 2017
The Department of Agriculture is ramping up inspections on young farmers in the Young Farmers Scheme.
By Anthony Jordan on 20 July 2017
1,330 farmers apply for the 2017 National Reserve
The figure came to light at the Farmer's Charter review group held in Portlaoise today.
By William Conlon on 13 July 2017
Bodies from every sector in Ireland gather for budget forum in Dublin Castle.
By Contributor on 06 July 2017
Farmer has 200 ewes and lambs stolen while on holiday
A young farmer has sent out a plea on Facebook after 71 of her ewes, most with twin lambs at foot, were stolen last week while she was on holiday.
By Amy Forde on 30 June 2017
Some single farm payment claimants have been left waiting years on their cases to be heard.
By David Wright on 29 June 2017
My farming week: Ronan Siochrú, Burnham, Dingle, Co Kerry
Ronan Siochrú is a young farmer from Dingle, who returned home from London to convert his fathers suckler herd into a profitable dairy enterprise.
By Alison Sinnott on 14 June 2017
A total of 42 applications were made to the Tillage Capital Investment Scheme. There were 11,780 applications to TAMS to date.
By Odile Evans on 01 June 2017
My farming week: Kevin McCaul, Lisarney, Cootehill, Co Cavan
Kevin McCaul is a young farmer who left ABP in Clones to take over the mixed dairy and beef farm in Lisarney, Cootehill, Cavan.
By Alison Sinnott on 31 May 2017
Seán Mullooly visits the father and son team of Michael and Conor Murphy who recently built a new cubicle shed.
By on 04 June 2017
It is important that young people interested in a career in farming are equipped with the right skills.
By Contributor on 25 May 2017
European young farmers set out three key areas for change in CAP 2020
The European young farmers organisation CEJA has published its position paper on the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy.
By Odile Evans on 19 May 2017
Listen: Macra's new president on membership and levies
James Healy took office as Macra president last Saturday. He shares his plans for the organisation, from land mobility to funding and the role of active farmer members.
By Thomas Hubert on 17 May 2017
Changes to the education requirements to apply for the Young Farmer Scheme or National Reserve has been criticised as 'severely limiting'.
By Odile Evans on 11 May 2017
Macra na Feirme has welcomed the reopening of the Beef Data and Genomics Programme.
By Contributor on 27 April 2017
With the National Reserve and the Young Farmer Scheme now accepting only fully qualified farmers, those hoping to apply while completing their education as previously allowed are being shut out.
By Thomas Hubert on 20 April 2017
The Land Mobility programme aims to improve generational renewal in Irish farming.
By Contributor on 20 April 2017
‘Young farmer’ (5) driving pedal tractor stopped by German police
A young farmer, aged five, was stopped by police in Germany last week, after he was found driving his pedal tractor on a roadside at 9pm looking for a gas station.
By The Dealer on 10 April 2017
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