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"Kerry Co-op: Very easy to spend other people's money" - Fergal Clifford, Ladhar an chrompáin, Glashanacree, Co Kerry
10 November 2022 News
ACRES slammed as confusing by farm organisations
Farm organisations told the Oireachtas agriculture committee that ACRES needs additional spaces and funding, that the scheme is proving confusing for farmers and that new entrants have been locked out.
9 November 2022 News
Farmers suggest ways to get young people into the industry
The KPMG/Irish Farmers Journal report highlights the struggle to attract young workers.
Farmers need to be ‘more active’ with succession planning
Maynooth University’s professor Michael Hayden says farmers need to be more active in developing a succession plan for their farm early on.
2 November 2022 News
Dale Farm gains suppliers off Lakeland
One of NI’s largest milk processors, Dale Farm, has taken on a number of farmers formerly supplying Lakeland Dairies.
12 October 2022 Northern Ireland
Progressive Genetics seeks to ‘rebalance’ shareholder list
The co-operative society has moved to “rejuvenate” its share register and is selling shares for €1.
12 October 2022 News
Are you Ireland’s best new entrant farm business?
The annual Teagasc NEWBIE new entrant to agriculture competition aims to highlight the innovation and entrepreneurialism in the agriculture sector.
23 September 2022 Advertisers' anouncements
Tirlán open for new milk
We have a small trading condition for new entrants, but, other than that we are open for new entrants with no restrictions, chair John Murphy said.
21 September 2022 News
Strong demand for credit across all sectors - AIB
Some farmers are talking about taking out loans to cover fertiliser prices, however farmers are not actually putting applications in yet.
17 August 2022 News
Challenge to hold what output we have
Any new milk coming forward in NI might simply replace that lost as others retire out of the industry.
10 August 2022 Northern Ireland
New ACRES will be challenging for farmers to access - ICSA
The ICSA has challenged Minister McConalogue to demonstrate how the ACRES scheme will bring any worthwhile benefits to active, commercial farmers.
16 July 2022 Schemes
$1bn 8,000 head a day new entrant to shake up US beef processing
Biden administration looks like it will get its wish for more competition in beef processing as investors plan new factory in South Dakota.
3 July 2022 News