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Watch or listen: Farm Tech Talk - The Livestock Show
Jack Kennedy
With snow, wind and rain hitting the country, it wasn't a great week for grazing, but there is still a lot happening on farms.
18 February 2022 News
Watch or listen: Farm Tech Talk - The Livestock Show
The wind is blowing, the rain is teaming down, its cold and wet, but it is probably one of the busiest times on farm
2 February 2022 Money Mentor
Money Mentor: An Post to deliver everyday community banking solutions
Money Mentor Margaret Nolan looks at An Post community banking and the various services it now provides.
Watch: Farm Tech Talk - The Livestock Show
Factory price leagues, managing the workload on dairy farms this February and the credit squeeze on farms feature on this week's show.
28 January 2022 News
Ministers meet with banks over pigs crisis
The Department has said that the main message taken from the meeting was that farmers in difficulty should speak with their banks as early as possible.
25 January 2022 News
Pig farmers losing €35 per pig in “unprecedented” crisis - IFA
The IFA has called for funding to be allocated to the pig sector, which has felt the strain of decreasing pig prices and high feed prices.
12 January 2022 News
Stocking loans an option for buying fertiliser
The Brexit Impact Loan Scheme will also be extended into 2022.
5 January 2022 News
Farm carbon footprints could be required for future lending
The use of a farms carbon footprint could be among a number of non-financial metrics used when it comes to banks’ lending money to farms in future an online IFA meeting heard.
8 December 2021 News
BOI not looking to be a dairy bank
The Dealer did a double take this week when he was listening to an IFA meeting.
8 December 2021 Dealer
Dairy buyers now looking for proof of sustainability - Carbery
"Customers are actually asking, for example, what is the carbon footprint of a block of cheese," the head of sustainability at Carbery has said.
7 December 2021 News
Where to go with savings as interest rates remain low
It’s fair to say farmers are not as concerned by negative interest rates as some others are.
11 August 2021 Pensions & Savings
Bank closures ‘undermining’ the rural economy – ICSA
The ICSA has criticised banks for closing branches in rural areas, a move the organisation says is damaging to communities.
22 July 2021 News