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Young Farmer

Stephen Withers and Neil Sandilands went into partnership together almost a decade ago. For Stephen it was a chance to step back while letting the farm expand, for Neil it was his opportunity to farm.
By Odile Evans on 11 January 2018
Figures obtained by Farmers Journal Scotland show that 211 businesses will enter the Beef Efficiency Scheme for the first time this year.
By Odile Evans on 09 November 2017
Minister Michael Creed discusses Budget 2018 with the Irish Farmers Journal.
By Pat O'Toole on 12 October 2017
"The computer software is not in place to progress the application under the 'young farmer' category" – Name & Address with the Editor.
By Letters to the Editor on 12 October 2017
The EU young farmer survey, Building a Sustainable Sector, was conducted from April to August this year.
By Contributor on 05 October 2017
Macra na Feirme president James Healy has called for the introduction of financial instruments through the Rural Development Programme( RDP).
By Contributor on 21 September 2017
BBC 'This Farming Life' stars Mel and Martin Irvine talk to Odile Evans about farming on TV and this year's wet harvest.
By Odile Evans on 14 September 2017
Options to choose from when considering farming as a career
If you are interested in farming and learning farm business skills, there are a number of templates to follow to get you started in a farming career.
By Contributor on 12 September 2017
Farmers Journal Scotland visited Firth farm in the borders where the Livesey family have pedigree salers, 1,000 ewes 50ha of cereals.
By Odile Evans on 14 September 2017
William Conlon recently visited a four-bay shed which was built to make life easier for a part-time suckler farmer.
By William Conlon on 18 September 2017
Last chance to enter Young Farmer of the Year
Farmers under the age of 35 have until Monday 4 September to apply for the 2017 Macra na Feirme and FBD Young Farmer of the Year.
By Patrick Donohoe on 04 September 2017
The National Ploughing Championships are now less than two weeks away.
By Contributor on 07 September 2017
Macra na Ferime and Massey Ferguson will join forces in Tullamore for safer tractor driving.
By Michael Collins on 14 September 2017
Only one application to the Young Farmers' payment has been rejected this year so far.
By Peter McCann on 31 August 2017
The Young Beef Farmer Sustainabilty Programme and the Young Farmer of the Year are both huge opportunities for young farmers.
By Contributor on 24 August 2017
If you are looking at change, whether it be farming system, expansion or stepping back, the Land Mobility Service can help.
By Contributor on 17 August 2017
Dairy Day 2017 - Solutions for a growing sector
The Irish Farmers Journal will host a National Dairy Day on 23 November 2017 in the Punchestown Event Centre, Co. Kildare.
By Farmers Journal on 18 October 2017
Holiday period a time think about career options
To become a farmer, you should have a real interest in farming and a desire to farm, as well as a willingness to learn farming and business skills.
By Contributor on 14 August 2017
The Department of Agriculture is ramping up inspections on young farmers in the Young Farmers Scheme.
By Anthony Jordan on 20 July 2017
1,330 farmers apply for the 2017 National Reserve
The figure came to light at the Farmer's Charter review group held in Portlaoise today.
By William Conlon on 13 July 2017
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