Could a PTO scrappage get traction?
The Dealer
Could the recently announced Fishing Gear Retirement Scheme open the door for a similar scheme for farm machinery.
1 June 2022 News
Only 54% of farms have successor identified
Many farmers have yet to put in place plans for who will take over the farm once they retire, the results of an Irish Farmers Journal survey suggest.
26 May 2022 News
Nearly 6,000 fewer full-time farmers in Ireland since 2010
While there may have been more people working on farms in 2020, fewer were doing so on a full-time basis.
Retirement scheme evolves into a cow reduction scheme
The industry grouping established to look at how the dairy industry might react to environmental challenges has published an interim report.
18 May 2022 News
Dairy retirement scheme evolves into a dairy cow reduction scheme
The confidential interim report of the Dairy Vision Group has just been published and we have had a sneak preview of the detail included.
13 May 2022 News
Woodturning a 1963 Fordson Super Dexta tractor
Woodturner Tom Larkin made his first lathe in college. Now, from unusual items to rocking horses and tractors, he turns his hand to all sorts. In conversation with Anne O’Donoghue
11 May 2022 Features
FRS makes presentation to retiring CEO
Byrne had worked with FRS for a period of 40 years before retiring from the position of CEO.
29 April 2022 News
Farmer Writes: a beef farmer's thoughts on the dairy group
There are still questions to be answered on the Food Vision Dairy Group's report, writes Tommy Moyles.
20 April 2022 Farmer Writes
No more dagging ewes after big birthday
The Dealer thought his luck had come all at once this week after he received the gift of a battery clippers for a big birthday.
20 April 2022 Dealer
Green light in principle for dairy farm retirement scheme
There are 17 recommendations for the dairy sector in the interim report of the Food Vision dairy group to cut emissions which farm organisations discussed on Monday.
13 April 2022 News
Limit on methane emissions on farms proposed in dairy report
There are 17 recommendations for the dairy sector in the interim report of the Food Vision dairy group to cut emissions. Amy Forde and Jack Kennedy report.
7 April 2022 News
Editorial: dairy farmers urgently need processing and policy clarity
Lakeland's two-tiered pricing policy: It is the first time we have seen a co-op voluntarily decide to curtail peak milk production and pause new entrants.
6 April 2022 Editorial