According to MEP Mairead McGuinness, a new report highlights the need for older farmers to retire and that governments should retain support to help young farmers.
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 20 November 2017
The European young farmers organisation CEJA has published its position paper on the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy.
By Odile Evans on 19 May 2017
Changes to the education requirements to apply for the Young Farmer Scheme or National Reserve has been criticised as 'severely limiting'.
By Odile Evans on 11 May 2017
While the 2015 National Reserve accepted applications from farmers simply enrolled in the Green Cert, applicants this year must have their Level 6 course completed by mid-May. Some will be left out.
By Thomas Hubert on 12 April 2017
Anna Sexton from the Brady Group outlines five top tips on completing your BPS application online.
By Adam Woods on 15 April 2017
With the National Reserve now open to applications, here are a range of frequently asked questions which will be of use to farmers who are considering applying.
By Amy Forde on 10 April 2017
With his two-year term as president of Macra na Feirme almost complete, the Irish Farmers Journal sat down with Sean Finan to discuss his tenure.
By Patrick Donohoe on 17 May 2017
Find out who had a week to remember and who had a week to forget in agriculture.
By Caitríona Murphy on 01 April 2017
Good morning. In the news today: The 2017 National Reserve, a six legged lamb and Brexit.
By Amy McShane on 29 March 2017