Macra na Feirme announces a rebrand
Macra is now the new name from Macra na Feirme.
28 September 2022 News
Macra no Feirme
Macra rebrands at the National Ploughing Championships 2022.
Door open for farmer input at biodiversity citizens’ assembly
Farm organisations will be able to outline the role of farmers in biodiversity protection at the assembly’s October meeting.
Macra heading to Everest basecamp
Travel is one of Macra's key areas of activity, it's a great way for members to experience new cultures and represent both their local club and the national organisation abroad.
21 September 2022 Community
One in three happy with performance of farm organisations
32% of those surveyed classed the performance of the farm bodies as ‘indifferent’, while a further 38% said it was ‘poor’ or ‘very poor’.
21 September 2022 News
Macra na Feirme hosts migrant farm walk
The purpose of the farm walks was to promote inclusivity and diversity within our community and organisation.
14 September 2022 Community
Macra president John Keane welcomes you back to Macra
With the threat from COVID-19 to our activities lessening, Macra president John Keane welcomes young people back to Macra.
7 September 2022 Community
Farm organisations hit out at Commission-approved CAP plan
The IFA, Macra na Feirme and ICSA have all hit out at Ireland’s CAP plan, which has been given the green light by the European Commission.
31 August 2022 Schemes
Macra wants beef finisher scheme and more reliefs in Budget 2023
Raising the maximum age for some young farmer reliefs to 40 will be sought by Macra na Feirme when it meets with Government representatives ahead of Budget 2023.
31 August 2022 News
Young Stock Podcast: UCD Ag Soc lead shares plans for year
Listen in to the Irish Farmers Journal Young Stock Podcast, where this week, incoming UCD Agricultural Science Society auditor Ciara Byers talks dairy, fundraising and women in agriculture.
29 August 2022 Podcast
Banteer member crowned International Miss Macra 2022
Amanda O'Sullivan takes over from Miss Macra 2019 Margaret Byrne of Carlow who had reigned for three years due to COVID-19.
24 August 2022 Community
Silage scheme cutting deadline must be pushed back - Macra
Farmers must preserve fodder by 5 September to be eligible for payment under the scheme.
23 August 2022 News