Farm Managers

Development work will ring the changes at Glenstal Abbey farm

Development work will ring the changes at Glenstal Abbey farm

A range of development work is planned for the 250ac dairy farm at Glenstal Abbey in Murroe, Co. Limerick. This...

November 11, 2017

5 facts that farmers need to consider when employing staff

5 facts that farmers need to consider when employing staff

It is important that labour costs are considered first, before taking on a full-time employee, financial specialist with Teagasc, Kevin...

June 19, 2017

Mixed farms see the most farming fatalities – HSA

Mixed farms see the most farming fatalities – HSA

Mixed farms are the most dangerous for farm fatalities in Ireland, according to figures from the Health and Safety Authority...

November 6, 2016

Irish farming lacks ‘practically trained farm managers’

Irish farming lacks ‘practically trained farm managers’

The Irish farming industry is lacking practically trained farm managers, according to the Irish Farm Managers Association’s Chairman Gerry Twomey....

May 16, 2016

‘Finishing education and coming home to farm too soon is a mistake’

‘Finishing education and coming home to farm too soon is a mistake’

Young farmers who come home too soon after completing their agricultural education are making a mistake, according to Kevin Twomey....

January 15, 2016

‘A complete generation of farm managers has been lost’

‘A complete generation of farm managers has been lost’

The ceasing of the Farm Apprenticeship Scheme in 2002 has had a negative impact on the number of trained farm...

November 15, 2015