Farmers

Urgent need to remove solar panel barriers for farmers – Green Party

Urgent need to remove solar panel barriers for farmers – Green Party

The Green Party has called on a Fine Gael minister of state to urgently progress planning legislation to allow for...

May 10, 2022

Call for farmers to be rewarded under animal health initiative

Call for farmers to be rewarded under animal health initiative

Farmers taking part in a new animal health initiative should be financially rewarded for doing so, according to the Irish...

April 21, 2022

Rural households worst affected by inflation

Rural households worst affected by inflation

An economic letter from the European Central Bank (ECB) has revealed that rural households in Ireland experience a higher than...

February 24, 2022

Movement of untested BVD cattle to be prohibited in UK

Movement of untested BVD cattle to be prohibited in UK

Members of the Northern Ireland Beef and Lamb Farm Quality Assurance Scheme (FQAS) have been reminded to ensure all animals...

August 23, 2021

‘As a mart manager our job was to get people into the mart – not keep them away’

‘As a mart manager our job was to get people into the mart – not keep them away’

With the return of buyers ringside imminent, a sense of normality, finally, is coming back into our lives – with...

May 16, 2021

Farmer confidence remains low across EU in 2020 – survey

Farmer confidence remains low across EU in 2020 – survey

While a slight lift has been recorded in farmers’ moods this spring, compared to autumn 2019, this increase was not enough...

July 6, 2020

EU strategies will shape farmers’ future alongside CAP – McGuinness

EU strategies will shape farmers’ future alongside CAP – McGuinness

The EU Farm to Fork and Biodiversity strategies will shape the future of EU agriculture alongside the Common Agricultural Policy...

May 22, 2020

Surplus fodder appeal made to help flood-impacted farmers

Surplus fodder appeal made to help flood-impacted farmers

The Individual Farmers of Ireland have issued an appeal for farmers to help each other out following the recent flooding...

March 6, 2020

‘Team effort’: Farmers urged to work together in face of adversity

‘Team effort’: Farmers urged to work together in face of adversity

Farmers need to work together to help each other out – instead of going it alone or being pitted against...

April 26, 2019

New skin cancer campaign urges farmers to be ‘SunSmart’

New skin cancer campaign urges farmers to be ‘SunSmart’

A new skin cancer campaign launched by the Marie Keating Foundation is urging farmers to prioritise the health of their skin and be...

August 2, 2018

AIB urges farming customers in need of support to get in touch

AIB urges farming customers in need of support to get in touch

AIB has urged its farming customers to assess their own situation and to get in contact early if they require...

July 5, 2018

Farmers sought for new TV series aiming to make dreams a reality

Farmers sought for new TV series aiming to make dreams a reality

Farmers are being sought to take part in a new TV series which is hoping to make dreams come true...

May 29, 2018

Farmers offered complimentary heart health checks

Farmers offered complimentary heart health checks

Glanbia members, suppliers and customers will be offered a complimentary heart health check in the coming weeks and months. It...

May 1, 2018

Hogan quashes concerns around part-time farmers’ CAP payments

Hogan quashes concerns around part-time farmers’ CAP payments

Concerns in relation to whether part-time farmers could continue to draw down payments under the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) post-2020...

April 26, 2018

‘No medals for martyrdom’: Importance of farmers’ wellbeing underlined

‘No medals for martyrdom’: Importance of farmers’ wellbeing underlined

Farmers were encouraged to look after their own physical and mental health at a Knowledge Transfer (KT) event on farmer...

April 10, 2018

Farmers continue to struggle due to water contamination

Farmers continue to struggle due to water contamination

Some farmers in south Tipperary are continuing to struggle through their daily workloads without a drinkable water supply. A ‘do...

March 13, 2018

Does a tractor driver with a learner permit need to be accompanied?

Does a tractor driver with a learner permit need to be accompanied?

Currently, a person who holds a learner permit has to be accompanied by a fully qualified driver before they can...

March 5, 2018

30% jump year-on-year in land purchase loan approvals – BOI

30% jump year-on-year in land purchase loan approvals – BOI

A 30% jump year-on-year in land purchase loan approvals for 2017 was recently reported by Bank of Ireland (BOI). This was...

February 27, 2018