Off-farm employment has increased in low-income regions, according to a Teagasc farm survey.
By Emmet Landy on 23 May 2018
The latest figures from the Teagasc National Farm survey show an income increase of 65% on the 15,639 dairy farms across the country.
By Emmet Landy on 22 May 2018
Mortality caused by cardiovascular disease is attributed to lifestyle behaviours and the occupational factors that farmers face.
By Emmet Landy on 18 May 2018
Moy Park, under new owners Pilgrim's Pride, has lost more than 1,000 employees in the last six months.
By Emmet Landy on 15 May 2018
Joe Toomey farms 50 sucklers, 300 ewes and 50ac of tillage with his parents, while also running his own kitchen design business.
By Emmet Landy on 16 May 2018