How one beef farmer discovered Cultivate’s farmer-friendly finance
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Meet Hillary Courtney, a part-time beef farmer, who, like many farmers throughout Ireland, was looking at ways to improve her farm, but was hampered by access to farmer-friendly finance.
10 April 2024 Dealer
Farmers need finance more than fodder
The winter looks like it may be coming to an end, but the long shadow cast by the last 18 months means farmers need financial backing. So how about a low-interest loan fund for smaller farmers?
8 April 2024 News
Farmers squeezed on cashflow should engage urgently with banks – BOI
Overdraft extensions and flexible-term loans are among the options the bank offers to farmers.
Surge in demand for credit union farm loans
TAMS has driven a jump in farm building loan applications of over 50% with credit unions' farm lending option.
3 April 2024 News
Off-farm income major factor for beef farmer loans
The majority of both dairy and beef farmers granted credit union loans last year had an off-farm source of income.
3 April 2024 News
Huge variation in interest rates needs explaining - IFA
The IFA has called banks out on the disparity of interest rates, saying farmers "cannot afford to be paying artificially inflated interest rates for loans”.
13 March 2024 News
BOI now offering Dairygold suppliers sustainability loans of up to €500,000
Amounts of up to €120,000 can typically be drawn down unsecured and a standard loan term of seven years applies.
12 March 2024 News
Less than 50% of tillage farmers carrying debt
Tillage farmers are in a good position when it comes to lending. This helps to reduce risk on farms.
14 January 2024 News
Farmers left reeling over interpretation of VAT rules
Farmers who had been banking on VAT reclaims have been left reeling after their submissions have been refused.
13 December 2023 News