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Sheds with a total of 13 bays were recently completed with the help of a TAMS grant, on the farm of Pierce Harte to house sheep, straw and grain. William Conlon writes
By William Conlon on 15 February 2018
An increase in concrete prices has been quoted by some quarries.
By William Conlon on 08 February 2018
With the current expansion being seen in the dairy industry it is vital that the calf accommodation on farm is up to scratch. William Conlon reports.
By William Conlon on 08 February 2018
Balancing a full-time job with part-time suckler farming can be a difficult task. However, having the right facilities can make life much easier. William Conlon reports.
By William Conlon on 01 February 2018
GLAS still main cause of Department underspend
Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed has detailed the €80m in funds unused by his Department in 2017.
By Thomas Hubert on 21 January 2018
New TAMS II items possible after current applicants are paid – Creed
Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed has said new investments may be considered for grants under the TAMS II scheme after the current round is complete.
By Thomas Hubert on 21 January 2018
The Department has revealed the most popular investments made by farmers through TAMS II.
By William Conlon on 18 January 2018
New figures show how how much farmers have been approved for under the popular scheme.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 12 January 2018
Irish Farmers Journal nightly news: Bord Bia exports and tractor registrations
Have you missed out on any of the top stories today? Catch up with the top five stories from today, 10 January 2018.
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 10 January 2018
Top 10 most popular TAMS II items
Department of Agriculture figures show the top 10 most popular items in the TAMS II scheme.
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 10 January 2018
While dairy farmers moving north of 200 cows is becoming commonplace the same cannot be said for their suckler counterparts, however one farmer is bucking that trend. William Conlon reports
By William Conlon on 11 January 2018
A well-designed sheep shed is labour efficient, provides a healthy environment for sheep and shepherd and makes the best use of space available. Edward Egan, Teagasc drystock adviser reports.
By Contributor on 04 January 2018
Most TAMS II developments require planning permission or an exemption from planning before an application can be made.
By Peter Varley on 22 December 2017
This calf house was designed to hold approximately 100 calves that will be fed with an automatic feeder.
By Contributor on 29 December 2017
Kieran and Jim McDermott share their story of building a shed with the help of TAMS II.
By Peter Varley on 28 December 2017
Gary Gorman from Co Galway talks about the difficulty he had building his shed.
By Peter Varley on 26 December 2017
TAMS rule changes on deposits is welcome news for farmers
The changes will make a big difference to farmers buying expensive items.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 15 December 2017
Money continues to hit farmers' accounts, with over 100 farmers paid in the last week.
By William Conlon on 07 December 2017
Irish Farmers Journal breakfast bulletin: expansion pressure and flood plans
In the news today, 27 November 2017: pressure on expanding dairy farmers, farmers ignored in flood plans and common TAMS II issues at payment claim stage.
By Amy Forde on 26 November 2017
There are a number of issues that farmers are coming across when submitting their TAMS II payment claims, which is leading to reduced payments or, in some cases, rendering the entire claim ineligible.
By William Conlon on 24 November 2017
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