There are now more farmers under the age of 35 than over the age of 80, figures from the Department of Agriculture show.
By Odile Evans on 12 May 2017
The Succession Farm Partnership Scheme is to begin in early 2017, Minister for Agriculture, Food and Marine Michael Creed has said.
By Peter McCann on 22 November 2016
Student James Meade travelled to outback Australia at the start of June where he is working on a tillage and beef enterprise.
By Contributor on 20 June 2016
The French government has said farmers could transfer existing leases with their references and entitlements attached, allowing many start-up farmers to draw higher payments than previously thought.
By Thomas Hubert on 14 April 2015
On Wednesday Governor Jerry Brown imposed mandatory water restrictions on the inhabitants of the US state of California in order to reduce water usage by 25%.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 02 April 2015