Warning over security on loan borrowings
Pat O'Toole
Having too much security attached to borrowings can be counterproductive, farmers say.
30 January 2023 News
Bank of Ireland first to commit to new round of low-interest loans
Farmers can borrow up to €250,000 unsecured through the new Ukraine Credit Guarantee Scheme.
25 January 2023 Northern Ireland
Danske launches new climate action plan
The bank has a significant carbon footprint across all its activities, including agriculture.
Editorial: I will come back to you on that! Readers views vital
It’s often readers that spark the idea for an article. Praise or complaint, it’s all welcome in terms of addressing the concerns of the people who live and work in rural Ireland. Writes Amii McKeever.
25 January 2023 Amii
Remedying the banking relationship
Farmers overwhelmingly report that they don't feel valued by banks anymore, especially if their exposure is less than six figures. The Banking Culture Board aims to change this.
4 January 2023 Features
Spain cuts VAT on bread and milk
The Spanish government has announced the details of its latest aid package, worth €10bn.
4 January 2023 News
Farmers can borrow up to €500,000 unsecured in new loan scheme
Loans of between €25,000 and €3m will be made available to farmers in an SBCI loan scheme.
5 December 2022 News
EIB invests €500m to support climate-hit farmers
A €500m loan will see the UN International Fund for Agricultural Development bolster its work to support small-scale farmers adapt to climate change in countries where it has the greatest impact.
14 November 2022 News
European Central Bank raises rates by three-quarters of a percentage point
Hike leaves main lending rate at 2%, the highest level since January 2009.
27 October 2022 News
Rising interest rates impact farm borrowing
The latest increase in interest rate will result in farmers with bank loans seeing a rise in repayments.
28 September 2022 Northern Ireland
Bank of Ireland expecting 1% to 1.5% interest rate hike over the next year
Farmers should expect rising interest rates over the coming six to 12 months, the head of agri at Bank of Ireland has said.
20 September 2022 News
Worried about financing your post-secondary education? You’re not alone
There are many options available to help finance your post-secondary education, but it will take a bit of research to find the right solution for you.
7 September 2022 Education