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What’s happening in the Irish farm insurance market?
Jack Kennedy
With all costs rising and more and more competition in the farm insurance market, farm owners are looking at what options are available and where they can get the best value for money in insurance.
19 June 2022 News
Off-farm income helping support 54% of farms
The proportion of farm holders employed off-farm was 34%, but the figure for suckler farmers was 44%.
Countryside Services files positive accounts
The latest company accounts for Countryside Services shows the business is in a healthy trading position.
Deepening food crisis risks destabilisation
The reality that food crisis will impact everyone was the stark message for global leaders and businesses as they met in Davos this week.
27 May 2022 News
AIB acquires €420m in agribusiness loans from Ulster Bank
Both AIB and PTSB are set to acquire a number of loans held by Irish farmers.
18 May 2022 News
News round-up from Northern Ireland
Weekly round-up of news from across the farming industry in Northern Ireland
27 April 2022 Northern Ireland
Editorial: solar can deliver a good return on investment
We cannot ignore the relatively short payback time that catapults solar investment high up the list for a good return on investment.
20 April 2022 Editorial
NI to receive £127m fund to replace RDP
The new UK Shared Prosperity Fund appears to be mainly aimed at replacing the likes of the EU-funded LEADER programme.
20 April 2022 Northern Ireland
Minister announces new farm support policy for Northern Ireland
Minister for agriculture in Northern Ireland Edwin Poots has announced details around the future of farm support payments.
24 March 2022 News
New dairy group cannot result in ‘something dressed up as quotas’
Macra president says splitting the country's livestock sectors up was a "tactical move".
7 February 2022 News
Delaying pension age could lead to 'increased farm accidents' - IFA
IFA farm business chair Rosemary McDonagh and IFA farm family chair Alice Doyle have expressed views on raising the pension age to 68.
5 February 2022 News
How poultry farmers could potentially be exposed
The fully integrated poultry production model has served growers well, but if production is cut they become exposed.
20 January 2022 News