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IFA calls for further extension of ACRES deadline
Barry Murphy
The IFA has warned that some farmers will be left without an environmental scheme payment next year due to the tranche-based approach to ACRES.
16 November 2022 News
GLAS advance payments worth €113m commence
Farmers participating will see their payments under the GLAS scheme enter their bank accounts over the coming days.
2 November 2022 News
Pressure on to get farmers into ACRES
The workload involved in ACRES plans has proved much more tedious than that of GLAS and advisers are struggling to get plans done before the deadline. Darren Carty and Rachel Donovan report.
New lease of life for Leenane granary
Damien O’Neill has undertaken a restoration of a 19th century granary with ties to the War of Independence in Leenane, Co Galway.
2 November 2022 Buildings
Budget 2023: impact on suckler, sheep, dairy and tillage farmers
The Irish Farmers Journal's specialist teams take a look at the recent announcements in the budget and what they mean for suckler, sheep, dairy and tillage farmers.
5 October 2022 Management
Farmer views on ACRES: 'I don't think I'd make enough money out of it'
Farmers at the National Ploughing Championships told the Irish Farmers Journal whether or not they were planning on joining the new flagship agri-environmental scheme, ACRES.
28 September 2022 News
‘Time running out’ for advisers tackling ACRES plans
“At this stage we should know what we are doing, time is running out on us,” an adviser in the Cavan-Leitrim area has said.
17 September 2022 News
Way out west: sucklers in fields steeped in song
‘How’s it goin’ there everybody, from Cork, New York, Dundalk, Gortahork and Glenamaddy?’ This week, we're in Co Clare, to meet an organic suckler farmer whose farm is rare ...
7 September 2022 Management
Flexibility needed in new ACRES scheme
Farmers in low-income sectors go into these schemes and they form a huge part of their family farm income, the IFA has said.
31 August 2022 Schemes
Farmer Writes: ‘I always look forward to the arrival of autumn’
The change of seasons, dry weather and tillage planning all feature in Meath farmer Gerald Potterton’s latest update.
31 August 2022 Viewpoints
Farmers should scrutinise ACRES measures and do a cost-benefit analysis
There is a big variation in the amount of money farmers will be able to pocket from ACRES depending on the type of measure and cost of complying.
24 August 2022 Schemes
Teagasc to hire temporary advisers for ACRES
The starting salary is €35,502 per annum on a pro rata basis.
16 August 2022 News