Farmers urged to engage early with banks - ICMSA
Niamh Murphy
With many farmers finding themselves in difficult financial situations after a challenging winter, the ICMSA has advised anyone worried about their farm finances to engage early with their bank.
10 April 2024 Consumer
Consumer: low-cost finance for retrofitting upgrades
Financial barriers are among the main reasons preventing consumers from retrofitting homes, we break down the different funding options available, writes Sarah McIntosh.
7 April 2024 News
AIB urges farmers to contact their branch for cashflow support
Farmers urged to contact their local branch for support as wet weather and storms cause difficulties on farms.
Huge variation in interest rates needs explaining - IFA
The IFA has called banks out on the disparity of interest rates, saying farmers "cannot afford to be paying artificially inflated interest rates for loans”.
13 March 2024 News
AIB to source 80% of its electricity needs from Wexford solar farms
AIB’s commitment to purchasing power from these two sites was key to securing their construction, the bank has stated.
28 February 2024 Renewables
AIB not stress testing loans at 170kg N/ha
AIB said greater clarity on the derogation was urgently needed both by farmers and the banks.
14 February 2024 News
AIB chequebook issue a ‘significant challenge’ for farmers – ICSA
AIB being unable to issue replacement chequebooks to their customers due to a supply shortage is deeply concerning, ICSA beef chair John Cleary has said.
9 February 2024 News
Mixed ration at grain awards
It was a night of Six Nations, five tries, and four prizes at the Wexford IFA quality feed grain awards.
7 February 2024 Dealer
AIB changes lending policy in light of derogation cut
AIB said it has been factoring in a potential reduction to the nitrates derogation since its midterm review was announced in 2022.
27 December 2023 News
Banks forecast strong lending to farmers in 2024
Both AIB and PTSB have forecast strong lending to the agricultural sector next year.
27 December 2023 News