Banking and dairy farm development very much interlinked
Jack Kennedy
Changing the goalposts for farm families can be fundamentally difficult, as the farming lifecycle is slow to change given what's involved.
Countryside Services files positive accounts
The latest company accounts for Countryside Services shows the business is in a healthy trading position.
11 May 2022 Community
IFA to meet with Ulster Bank to discuss future of account holders
IFA farm business chair Rose Mary McDonagh said the exit of Ulster Bank from the banking market is creating huge uncertainty for many farmers.
Too soon to review Food Vision – Arnold
In an interview with the Irish Farmers Journal, Tom Arnold, who chaired the Food Vision 2030 group, explains that the crisis caused by war needs an immediate response but in the longer term a food systems model is necessary.
6 April 2022 News
Over €98m in State-backed cash loaned to farmers since 2018
The provision of Departmental funding to State-backed lending mainly relate to the provision of guarantees rather than actual finance.
14 March 2022 News
Banks ready to lend financial support
Cashflow pressures could become a major issue on farms as the year progresses.
9 March 2022 Northern Ireland
Financing the 2022 growing season
Many growers will be forced to seek additional forms of credit this year to cover the extra cost of fertiliser, writes Stephen Robb.
26 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