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New bill to protect farm assets from forced sales
Pat O'Toole
The Impaired Farm Credit Bill 2022 would see enhanced protections for farmland.
21 April 2022 News
Credit union body backs Cultivate as farm finance brand for sector
The Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU) is encouraging all its members to use Cultivate if they wish to enter the agri lending market.
How one suckler family farm is moving with the times with Cultivate farm finance
Peter and Breda Keaveney run a suckler beef farm as well as a contracting business in the west of Ireland.
Ukrainian government supports spring sowing campaign
Ukrainian tillage farmers will be able to benefit from state financial support to plant their crops and will be shielded from bankruptcy if these crops fail.
15 March 2022 News
Over €98m in State-backed cash loaned to farmers since 2018
The provision of Departmental funding to State-backed lending mainly relate to the provision of guarantees rather than actual finance.
14 March 2022 News
20 tips to secure more forage on Irish farms
Ahead of a meeting between the farm organisations and the Minister for Agriculture on supply chain disruptions as a result of the war in Ukraine, we look at 20 steps to secure more forage.
8 March 2022 News
Money Mentor: An Post to deliver everyday community banking solutions
Money Mentor Margaret Nolan looks at An Post community banking and the various services it now provides.
2 February 2022 Money Mentor
Low-cost loans for farmers extended - Varadkar
Agricultural primary producers can continue to secure credit to mitigate the impact of the pandemic on their businesses, according to Tánaiste Leo Varadkar.
17 January 2022 News
Stocking loans an option for buying fertiliser
The Brexit Impact Loan Scheme will also be extended into 2022.
5 January 2022 News
Green Party ‘not aware’ of MEP’s letter to banks
Ciarán Cuffe’s letter to bank CEOs has provoked an angry reaction among farmers and some politicians.
1 December 2021 News
Machinery finance: understanding your options
Money Mentor Margaret Nolan explains the various options available to finance farm machinery.
24 November 2021 Farm machinery
Machinery finance: consider before you invest
When financing farm machinery it is important to understand your options. Declan McEvoy, head of tax at IFAC, reports.
24 November 2021 Farm machinery