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Young Stock Podcast: nothing Canning can’t do
Shanon Kinahan
Shanon Kinahan speaks to Sligo native Niall Canning on this week's Young Stock Podcast.
16 February 2024 News
Kildalton College wins on home ground in college challenges day
Teams of 12 students from Teagasc and private agricultural colleges around the country competed at the event.
14 February 2024 News
Retirement scheme needed with security of income for farmers - Kerrane
'To be clear on tax, we’re not proposing anything new, and we’re not proposing to take anything away,' says Sinn Féin's agriculture and rural affairs spokesperson Claire Kerrane.
Young Stock Podcast: 10 years on from returning to the family farm
Catch up with dairy farmer Enda Walsh on balancing returning home with travel, the mindset needed for farming full-time with your parents and the KPIs central to successful spring calving.
12 February 2024 News
My Farming Week: Fergal Guihen, Arigna, Co Roscommon
This 25-year-old part-time farmer and nurse will cycle 23,000km from Roscommon to Australia, taking a total of 11 months to complete the challenge, in aid of two local charities.
7 February 2024 News
Farmer frustrations across EU being ignored, says Macra
Macra president Elaine Houlihan said that across the EU, farming is facing an aging farmer crisis.
1 February 2024 News
Call for Government to buy land to give to young farmers
The Irish Family Farm Rights Group chair Donie Shine says the Government should purchase lands and give it to younger farmers to make small and medium sized farms more viable
31 January 2024 News
Opinion: farmers need to be careful what they wish for
Geopolitical chaos may undermine environmental regulations, but I don't think it's a near future we should want to happen.
27 January 2024 Opinion
Happy birthday, Macra
In 2024, Macra is celebrating its 80th year in existence.
17 January 2024 Community
‘Hands off our land’ - Gorman tells the Government
In his speech at the IFA AGM this week, Francie Gorman said he will not allow farmers’ land “to be confiscated by stealth”.
10 January 2024 News
Macra calls for full restoration of unregistered VAT refunds
A change in interpretation of existing legislation by Revenue without any consultation is not good enough, Macra president Elaine Houlihan says.
14 December 2023 News
Taking steps to mind your mental health
Dr Eddie Murphy spoke at last week’s Irish Tillage and Land Use Society winter conference about minding your mental health.
13 December 2023 News