1,400 farmers exiting farming every year
Amy Forde
A total of 8,773 farmers have left farming since 2016, with almost half of those farmers located in Connacht, Clare, Kerry and Donegal.
6 December 2023 Management
Signpost farms already on path of lower GHG emissions
Adam Woods reports from the annual Teagasc beef conference, which took place last week in Ballinasloe.
28 November 2023 News
Fertiliser is 40% of direct costs on tillage farms
Fertiliser is one of the biggest spends on tillage farms, taking up 40% of direct costs and 22% of total costs.
Stocking rate and weaning rate central to profitability
The 2022 Teagasc National Farm Survey shows the top third performing farms achieved a gross margin of €1,509/ha compared to €821 for the middle and €270 for the bottom third.
22 November 2023 News
Majority of tillage farms below 50ha in size
The Teagasc national farm survey is carried out each year and covers topics from income and input costs to age and farm size.
21 November 2023 News
Average dairy farm income in 2022 up 50%, Teagasc confirms
Teagasc will release its first estimates for incomes in the major farm systems for 2023, as well as prospects for 2024, at its upcoming agricultural outlook conference next Tuesday in Ashtown.
20 November 2023 News