Land Mobility

Tax changes could make land mobility more attractive in NI

Tax changes could make land mobility more attractive in NI

Introducing tax changes, similar to those already available in the Republic of Ireland, could make land mobility a much more...

October 26, 2021

Co. Down milk producer calls for improved farm support measures

Co. Down milk producer calls for improved farm support measures

Co. Down dairy farmer Cavan Johnston is calling for the Stormont Executive to provide improved levels of support for young...

March 8, 2021

Land Mobility Report: 80% of arrangements involve trained farmers under 40

Land Mobility Report: 80% of arrangements involve trained farmers under 40

The Land Mobility Report for 2019 has been launched this morning, Thursday, June 20, in Buswells Hotel, Dublin. The report has...

June 20, 2019

Survey: Farmers willing to pay €90/ac more for adjacent land

Survey: Farmers willing to pay €90/ac more for adjacent land

Farmers are prepared to pay €221/ha (€89.50/ac) more for land adjacent to the farmyard compared to 1km away, according to...

May 7, 2019

Land mobility programme launched by Lakeland and Macra

Land mobility programme launched by Lakeland and Macra

A new land mobility programme has been launched in a joint collaboration between Lakeland Dairies and Macra na Feirme. The...

November 21, 2018

Land Mobility Service involved in arrangements covering 35,000ac

Land Mobility Service involved in arrangements covering 35,000ac

The Macra na Feirme and FBD Trust Land Mobility Service has now been involved in over 400 collaborative farming arrangements...

March 23, 2018

YFCU roadshows to feature business consultants, land mobility and valuation experts

YFCU roadshows to feature business consultants, land mobility and valuation experts

Several rural experts will travel to a series of events across Northern Ireland to discuss the issue of land mobility,...

January 11, 2018

Better profitability in farming could ease farm succession woes

Better profitability in farming could ease farm succession woes

Better profitability in agriculture would allow older farmers to retire, making room for younger stockmen and growers, lobby group Farmers...

November 16, 2017

Ambitious two-year target set for Northern land mobility scheme

Ambitious two-year target set for Northern land mobility scheme

As many as 100 land mobility agreements could be made between farmers in Northern Ireland by 2019, those behind the...

October 27, 2017

How land mobility could push farm productivity

How land mobility could push farm productivity

Better land mobility could push productivity rates and allow the North’s agricultural sector to grow, it has been claimed. The...

October 26, 2017

Land mobility: How does it work, how are profits split and what about subsidies?

Land mobility: How does it work, how are profits split and what about subsidies?

A ‘land mobility’ programme aiming to pair up farmers into working partnerships and solve the problem of access to land...

October 26, 2017

New YFCU president will ensure that the voice of young farmers will be heard

New YFCU president will ensure that the voice of young farmers will be heard

The Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster (YFCU) will continue to raise the bar in the context of its stakeholder involvement...

April 30, 2017

Long-term leasing the most popular arrangement in Land Mobility programme

Long-term leasing the most popular arrangement in Land Mobility programme

Long-term leasing proved to be the most popular arrangement in Macra na Feirme’s Land Mobility Service pilot programme – over...

April 14, 2017

‘Generational farm renewal a priority for CAP 2020’

‘Generational farm renewal a priority for CAP 2020’

Macra na Feirme has welcomed early indications from the European Commission that generational renewal will be one of the priorities...

January 26, 2017

Macra announces appointment of land mobility facilitator

Macra announces appointment of land mobility facilitator

Macra na Feirme has announced the appointment of its former President, Kieran O’Dowd to the position of Land Mobility Facilitator. O’Dowd...

October 7, 2015

Macra land mobility programme ‘unqualified success’ says new President

Macra land mobility programme ‘unqualified success’ says new President

Macra na Feirme’s land mobility programme is turning out to be an unqualified success, according to the organisation’s President elect...

April 21, 2015

‘There is more land available than young farmers looking for it’

‘There is more land available than young farmers looking for it’

There is more land available to be farmed than there are young farmers to take these opportunities, Austin Finn told...

January 21, 2015

Land is the new quota restricting farmers – Macra

Land is the new quota restricting farmers – Macra

Land mobility is the new quota and this topic will be discussed at a Macra event in Cahir next week....

January 10, 2015