Budget 2023: new suckler scheme to pay €90/cow
Amy Forde
The announcement of a new relief which will allow farmers to offset the cost of building new slurry tanks has been tainted by a 10% level on concrete.
28 September 2022 Northern Ireland
Completing a winter finishing budget for young bulls
Higher feed costs will have a significant bearing on the break-even cost of finishing young bulls next spring. Kieran Mailey reports.
28 September 2022 Management
Sheep Management: temporary sheep movements and tagging
Keeping on the right side of official notifications when moving sheep off farm to temporary grazing features in this week’s sheep management notes.
Cut to flat-rate VAT payments will cost farmers €46m
The rate of the payment on sales by unregistered farmers falls from 5.5% to 5.0%.
28 September 2022 News
Budget 2023: case studies on taxation changes
Head of tax at ifac Declan McEvoy outlines what the changes in taxation will mean for your bottom line.
28 September 2022 News
Consumer: The increasing cost of rural hospitality
Rural hospitality business barely had time to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic before being hit with huge overhead increases. How will they manage over the winter?
28 September 2022 Consumer
Seven dynos set to draw crowd to Offaly charity event Saturday
Seven tractor dynamometers are scheduled to be the main attraction at a charity event being held this Saturday in Ballyboy, Kilcormac, Co Offaly.
28 September 2022 News
Exempt farm environmental improvements from Mica levy – ICMSA
The Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers Association said Government needs to “get their policy ducks in a row” when it comes to on-farm environmental improvements.
28 September 2022 News
Global food security in focus
Recognition of a global food security issue is the first step in addressing the problem, but there will be no easy solution.
23 September 2022 News
Bowler egg producers at breaking point
Farmers in NI who supply Derby-based Bowler Eggs have highlighted major concerns about the immediate future for their businesses.
21 September 2022 Northern Ireland
Farmer Writes: cow prices holding up and ploughing returns
It was great to get out to meet everyone at the ploughing again this year, after a three-year break.
21 September 2022 Farmer Writes
Munster Bovine increases callout charge
Munster Bovine is moving to recoup some costs when it comes to autumn AI on farms.
21 September 2022 Dealer