Prices as high as €25,000/ac paid for farmland in 2022
Barry Murphy
The Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers said some farmers are moving to acquire or lease additional land to meet new environmental requirements.
1 February 2023 News
QA condition of suckler scheme ‘set in stone’
Adam Woods has the latest on the requirement for SCEP participants to join the Bord Bia quality assurance scheme.
1 February 2023 Viewpoints
Call to action loud and clear on CAP
The more preparatory work you can do now, the easier the application process will be in the coming weeks.
Beef Management: preventing Scour and a BPS slip up
Adam Woods takes a look at some of the most important messages from the Irish Farmers Journal CAP series and has some tips around preventing scour.
1 February 2023 Management
Eco schemes and CRISS excluded from leased entitlements
A significant change to the trading of entitlements from 2023 to 2027 is the breaking of the link between eco scheme/CRISS from entitlement values.
1 February 2023 Schemes
Department ‘hard pressed’ to get €5m dairy-beef fund spent
Department officials do not expect the €5m budget for dairy beef weighing to be spent in full over the coming year, an Irish Farmers Journal CAP information meeting heard.
1 February 2023 News
‘Time to take the role of women farmers out of the shadows’
Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue will host the National Dialogue on Women in Agriculture in Portlaoise this Wednesday.
1 February 2023 News
New suckler scheme must not be unnecessarily bureaucratic – IFA
It is neither appropriate nor acceptable that suckler farmers will be forced to become Bord Bia quality assured in order to be eligible for the new suckler scheme, the IFA has said.
30 January 2023 News
Positive response to new forestry programme
There was an increase in afforestation licences in January, while approvals for felling increased in 2022 but forest road licences were down.
25 January 2023 Forestry
Editorial: I will come back to you on that! Readers views vital
It’s often readers that spark the idea for an article. Praise or complaint, it’s all welcome in terms of addressing the concerns of the people who live and work in rural Ireland. Writes Amii McKeever.
25 January 2023 Amii
Reference year to be 2022 in any dairy reduction scheme - Minister
The Minister also said he would “very much like Ireland to become the first country in the world to genotype all livestock in the country”.
24 January 2023 News
Q&A for farmers joining Bord Bia SBLAS to be eligible for new scheme
If farmers want to join the new Suckler Carbon Efficiency Programme, then they must be a member of the Bord Bia Sustainable Beef and Lamb Assurance Scheme at time of application.
22 January 2023 News