One of the nine priorities of the next CAP is generational renewal and attracting more young people to pursue a career in agriculture.

In the second week of our young farmer series, we take a look at what is on the table for young farmers currently and what the next CAP may hold.

Many commentators believe that there is a need to have more ambition in both Pillar I and Pillar II schemes in order to deliver on generational renewal.

There is no retirement or succession scheme in the current Rural Development Plan, which is having a negative effect on farm transfers.

Ireland is on the trend of repeating the same initiatives with the same amount of money and expecting a different result.

There is great potential to offer further support to land mobility services and promoting the collaborative farming model which has worked for many.