Northern Ireland
Half of Tier 1 recipients are under 40
Peter McCann
Overall, 31% of participants across all RDP-funded schemes in Northern Ireland were under 40 years of age.
24 November 2022 News
IFA claims win against new land tax
Unanimous support to exclude farmers from a new land tax has been secured on an Oireachtas committee, the IFA has said.
17 November 2022 News
Transitioning Ulster Bank customers require ‘ongoing support’ - IFA
The IFA has said that it’s essential, in the current input and energy crisis, that farmers have the backing of their banks.
Push towards lower stocking rates and lower output
For all those submitting to the organic scheme by the 9 December deadline, plan for conventional prices and a policy of grow your own with on farm nutrients.
2 November 2022 Viewpoints
Deadline approaching for Tier 1 grant scheme applications
Representatives from Countryside Services have outlined some of the key issues to note before the application window closes
2 November 2022 Northern Ireland
Reality bites on upcoming CAP changes
Advisers and consultants across the country are inevitably going to be under pressure to get work completed given the deadlines.
26 October 2022 Viewpoints
Increased farm transfer taxes proposed
The Commission on Taxation wants the Government to cut agricultural relief and CAT tax-free thresholds.
14 September 2022 News
Tax proposals will ‘decimate future of family farming’
The Irish Farmers' Association (IFA) says proposals from the Commission on Taxation would place a huge tax burden on the next generation of farmers.
12 September 2022 News
An 'amount' of farmers unaware of residential zoned land tax - IFA
The idea of the tax is to activate land which is suitably zoned and connected to, or has access to services for the provision of housing.
3 September 2022 News
‘Beggars belief’ that farmers could be charged for farming land
Farmers need to be consulted prior to the rezoning of any land for residential development, Tim Cullinan has said.
30 August 2022 News
Schemes for farm roof-top solar and anaerobic digestion needed – IFA
The IFA highlighted that sectors in Minister Eamon Ryan’s department see emissions benefit from farm roof-top solar and anaerobic digestion and that therefore, it should provide funding.
10 August 2022 News
Dairy management: tips when taking a holiday
With holiday season in full swing, Aidan Brennan has some advice for dairy farmers before they take their break.
25 July 2022 Management