Choosing the right system for profit and lifestyle
Aidan Brennan
GD Young will speak at the Irish Grassland Association dairy conference on his experiences of running a high-input and grass-based system.
6 December 2023 Northern Ireland
NI fertiliser deliveries hit another new low
The new statistics back up reports from local merchants that fertiliser sales remained quiet throughout July, August, and September this year.
22 November 2023 News
Getting costs under control at Positive Farmers
Aidan Brennan previews some of the sessions at next January's Positive Farmers Conference in Cork.
Dairy Management: drying off, youngstock and cash flow
Aidan Brennan says farmers need to be cautious about what cows should be getting teat sealer only when drying off.
22 November 2023 Management
Lower prices see farmers burning through 2022 cash reserves - banks
Both AIB and Bank of Ireland's agri teams at the National Ploughing Championships are reporting a high volume of farmer questions around cashflow planning.
20 September 2023 News
Over half of Tier I grant fund claimed
Almost 1,200 claims have been submitted so far for Tier I, which equates to 51% of scheme participants.
13 September 2023 Northern Ireland
Scanning time for spring-calving suckler herds
Suckler farmers operating early spring-calving herds should consider scanning animals now to determine which animals are in-calf for next year. Empty cows should be offloaded at the first chance.
12 September 2023 Management
Cashflow is king for every business
A budget is always important, but money planning is critical in tight years
6 September 2023 News
IFA meets banks on back of milk price cuts
Dairy farmers facing cashflow issues have a suite of options available to them, according to the IFA.
1 September 2023 News
Superb facilities in east Cork expansion
Aidan Brennan reports from the Dunne family farm in east Cork who have recently made a big investment in cow housing and milking facilities.
9 August 2023 Dairy Equipment
The Credit Review Office: what if the bank says ‘no’ to your farm loan?
Initially getting turned down for a farm loan does not mean an application is dead in the water. The Credit Review Office is an option for farmers unsuccessful their first-time round.
9 August 2023 News
IFA won’t attend third charter meeting on payments
IFA has said that the 'Department action will cause significant cashflow issues later this year as bills arrive without money in farmers' accounts.'
14 June 2023 News