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
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
The Department of Agriculture is ramping up inspections on young farmers in the Young Farmers Scheme.
By Anthony Jordan on 20 July 2017
Bodies from every sector in Ireland gather for budget forum in Dublin Castle.
By Contributor on 06 July 2017
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
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
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.
It is important that young people interested in a career in farming are equipped with the right skills.
By Contributor on 25 May 2017
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
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
The Land Mobility programme aims to improve generational renewal in Irish farming.
By Contributor on 20 April 2017
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