It makes little economic sense to buy land at current prices
Lorcan Roche Kelly
Farmers who borrow to buy land are almost guaranteed to lose money.
1 March 2023 News
Solar Capital Investment Scheme open for business
The new Solar Capital Investment Scheme will allow farmers to secure grant aid of up to 60% for new on-farm solar PV systems, writes Stephen Robb.
1 March 2023 Careers
Career profile: Thia Hennessy, Dean of Cork University Business School
In conversation with Sarah McIntosh, Dean of Cork University Business School and Teagasc Board member Thia Hennessy discusses her roles and responsibilities.
Farmers holding their breath on prices
Aidan Brennan says a stand-off is emerging between merchants and farmers over the price of fertiliser and takes a look at what's inside this week's focus on fertiliser.
22 February 2023 Fertilizers
Calf rearing series week one: putting a plan and budget in place
With the main calf trading season upon us, over the coming weeks Declan Marren will take a look at the main considerations for rearing farms prior to purchasing dairy beef calves.
15 February 2023 Management
Long read: to hell or the hills for the Irish suckler cow
Adam Woods takes a look at some of the pressures coming on suckler beef farmers and how policy will have a huge impact on numbers in the next few years.
29 December 2022 Markets
IFA – Bord Gáis solar partnership, what it means for farmers
The IFA have partnered with energy supplier Bord Gáis Energy to provide an end-to-end service for farmers considering investing in a solar PV system.
21 December 2022 Renewables
€300m renewable heat scheme open for business
The support scheme for renewable heat remains open for business for farmers.
21 December 2022 Renewables
Why 2023 is the year for solar PV
From 2023 on wards, farmers are set to have a significant advantage over any other industry when it comes to grant aid solar PV grant aid.
21 December 2022 Renewables
2012 v 2022 - the change in Irish beef industry prices in 10 years
Declan Marren takes a look back at the beef markets in Ireland in 2012 and compares them to where the industry is today.
21 December 2022 News
Lack of economic impact assessment is reckless and irresponsible
Adam Woods takes a look at last week’s Food Vision Beef and Sheep report and what it means for suckler farmers.
7 December 2022 News
Milk prices significantly above long-term average - Dairygold CEO
Conor Galvin said that the dairy sector is entering a different phase in terms of the economics of milk production.
6 December 2022 News