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Budget 2023: farm leaders have their say
Barry Murphy
Farm organisation leaders gave their views on the measures announced for farmers this week in Budget 2023.
23 September 2022 News
Weekly Podcast: Ploughing, energy schemes and farmer views
Join our weekly news podcast, recorded at this week’s Ploughing. We bring you all the updates from the three-day event.
23 September 2022 News
Young farmer interest in solar PV ‘off the charts’ at Ploughing
Young farmers showed strong interest in investing in roof-top solar PV at the Ploughing this year, as one provider says the Government needs to make the investment more streamlined.
Young Stock podcast: Mayo dairy farmer Kevin Moran
For this week's Young Stock podcast, Amy Forde catches up with young dairy farmer Kevin Moran.
19 September 2022 Podcast
Young farmers need to be shown they will have a future in farming - CEJA
Ministers heard that the challenges facing farms, from high inflation to summer drought on the continent, were off-putting to young farmers considering a career in farming.
16 September 2022 News
Way out west: sucklers in fields steeped in song
‘How’s it goin’ there everybody, from Cork, New York, Dundalk, Gortahork and Glenamaddy?’ This week, we're in Co Clare, to meet an organic suckler farmer whose farm is rare ...
7 September 2022 Management
Kildalton sheep flock a valuable asset to student education.
Kildalton College celebrated 50 years of agricultural education this year, with the smaller but no less significant sheep flock a key pillar of the student's education.
7 September 2022 News
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
Farmer views at Tullamore Show: ‘9-5 is becoming a little bit more attractive’
Farmers at the Tullamore Show on Sunday shared their views on emissions targets and their future in the sector.
17 August 2022 News
Food Vision nitrogen reduction plans could 'shut down farms' - Macra
Macra suggested that some of the Food Vision dairy group's interim proposals would have a detrimental effect on young farmers, if adopted.
17 August 2022 News
Tullamore Show: ‘the best commercial cattle in the country’
Farmers at the Tullamore Show on Sunday shared their views on emissions targets and their potential in the sector.
14 August 2022 News