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Kildalton College wins on home ground in college challenges day
Amy Forde
Teams of 12 students from Teagasc and private agricultural colleges around the country competed at the event.
14 February 2024 News
Draft Biomethane Strategy fails to impress
The draft biomethane strategy has drawn a strong response. While many remain disappointed, it signalled the first attempt at a useful policy from the Government for the industry, writes Stephen Robb.
24 January 2024 News
Revenue to refund VAT on certain items
IFA president Francie Gorman led a delegation to meet Revenue this week, over the issue of VAT rebates.
Increase in part-time farmers setting up companies – ifac
Tax considerations and a strengthened ability to invest is driving more medium-sized farmers to consider incorporating, ifac's Martin Clarke told the Teagasc national sheep conference.
24 January 2024 News
Fair Deal and succession - the biggest issues for Irish farmers
IFAC Irish farm report 2024 shows that while there is concern about input costs and profits, Fair Deal and succession worry almost all farmers.
17 January 2024 News
Why you should start retirement planning when you take over the family farm
Declan McEvoy, agri tax adviser and trust and estate practitioner, looks at retirement planning when handing over the family farm.
27 December 2023 News
Farmer Writes: A new year, a new challenge
As the year draws to a close, so does my time contributing to this page in the Irish Farmers Journal.
27 December 2023 Farmer Writes
Eight decades of farming through the pages of the Irish Farmers Journal
Caitríona Morrissey looks back at the key farming and political developments documented in the pages of the Irish Farmers Journal since the first edition was published in 1948.
27 December 2023 News
Dairy conference season: what’s on?
Aidan Brennan previews the Irish Grassland Association dairy conference and the Positive Farmers Conference in January.
18 December 2023 Management
Macra calls for full restoration of unregistered VAT refunds
A change in interpretation of existing legislation by Revenue without any consultation is not good enough, Macra president Elaine Houlihan says.
14 December 2023 News
Bill O'Keeffe elected IFA farm business committee chair
O'Keeffe was elected at a meeting of the committee in the Irish Farm Centre on Thursday and he will begin his term at the IFA AGM in January.
8 December 2023 News
Focus on pasture is key – Teagasc dairy conference
Australian consultant David Beca was the keynote speaker at the Teagasc National Dairy Conference held in Kilkenny last week.
4 December 2023 News