Farm Succession

Farm succession: Have something in mind to ‘step back’ into

Farm succession: Have something in mind to ‘step back’ into

Stepping back from a farm is one of the most difficult things you can do but there are ways to...

May 27, 2021

Farm succession: ‘A barn conversion might be cheaper… but divorce is very expensive too’

Farm succession: ‘A barn conversion might be cheaper… but divorce is very expensive too’

Farming families have been warned to avoid creating a “self-fulfilling prophecy” for divorce. Speaking at a Women in Dairy event...

May 27, 2021

1 out of 3 farmers ‘avoid succession issue’ because their farm isn’t viable

1 out of 3 farmers ‘avoid succession issue’ because their farm isn’t viable

Around one in every three farmers avoid dealing with the issue of succession as they believe their farm business is...

May 21, 2020

‘Transferring the Family Farm’ series kicks off next week

‘Transferring the Family Farm’ series kicks off next week

A ‘Transferring the Family Farm’ series of events, designed to educate and inform farmers on the details involved in creating...

September 19, 2019

Survey: 75% believe young people should ‘explore options outside of farming’

Survey: 75% believe young people should ‘explore options outside of farming’

The ‘state of the nation’ survey – conducted with almost 3,000 farmer participants in recent days by AgriLand and Empathy...

September 18, 2019

AgriLand survey: How many respondents have identified a successor?

AgriLand survey: How many respondents have identified a successor?

In the ‘state of the nation survey’ conducted by AgriLand and Empathy Research last week, just 33% of respondents have identified...

September 17, 2019

86% of Irish farmers have no succession plan in place

86% of Irish farmers have no succession plan in place

Every farmer should have a succession plan. Regardless of age or whether the farm is viable or not, having a...

June 21, 2019

Marriage breakdown a ‘core concern’ for farm transfers

Marriage breakdown a ‘core concern’ for farm transfers

The possibility of a farm successor becoming divorced is a “core concern” among older farmers looking to transfer their farm....

May 14, 2019

60% of farmers are over 50 while only 16% under 40 – survey

60% of farmers are over 50 while only 16% under 40 – survey

Almost 60% of farmers are over the age of 50, while only 16% are under the age of 40, according...

May 3, 2019

‘Difficult conversation to start’: Farm succession meeting next week

‘Difficult conversation to start’: Farm succession meeting next week

A meeting focusing on farm succession will be held next week to encourage people to talk about “what can sometimes...

April 26, 2019

Land succession: What are the 3 ‘most important’ factors?

Land succession: What are the 3 ‘most important’ factors?

The most important factors of a successful land succession plan are: to plan early; communicate with family; and talk to...

January 16, 2019

Farm succession workshop to be held next week

Farm succession workshop to be held next week

A seminar entitled ‘Farm Succession and Farm Options’, organised by the Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA), is set to...

January 11, 2019

Farm transfer options to be discussed at Galway meeting

Farm transfer options to be discussed at Galway meeting

The issue of farm transfer and succession will be up for discussion at an information evening in Athenry, Co. Galway,...

November 1, 2018

Banker’s insight: Inheritance, farm succession and the weather

Banker’s insight: Inheritance, farm succession and the weather

Bank of Ireland (BOI) held an agri outlook seminar for farming families in Co. Kildare yesterday evening, with a focus...

July 24, 2018

Just 47% of farmers have succession plan in place – survey

Just 47% of farmers have succession plan in place – survey

Only 47% of farmers who responded to a recent survey have a succession plan in place for the future, according...

July 6, 2018

Succession: ‘Elders reluctant to let go for fear of pauperdom’

Succession: ‘Elders reluctant to let go for fear of pauperdom’

Macra na Feirme is calling for a renewed Government focus to be placed on farm succession in a bid to create...

May 16, 2018

Succession: Do you know who’ll take the reins on your farm?

Succession: Do you know who’ll take the reins on your farm?

Farmers are encouraged to attend a free farm succession seminar being held by Teagasc and AIB this Thursday. The seminar...

March 6, 2018

Farm tax expert: ‘Frightening’ amount of farmers spending tax money

Farm tax expert: ‘Frightening’ amount of farmers spending tax money

Farmers are frequently spending money which should have been put aside for their annual tax bill, a Northern Ireland agricultural...

February 16, 2018