Succession

Study: Succession similarities between Irish and US farmers

Study: Succession similarities between Irish and US farmers

A new study has found striking similarities between farmers in Ireland and the United States (US) when it comes to...

May 14, 2022

Ifac report: Half of farmers don’t have a will

Ifac report: Half of farmers don’t have a will

A survey published today (Thursday, April 21) by Ifac has shown that over two thirds of farm families have yet...

April 21, 2022

Leasing proves ideal solution for Donegal farmer

Leasing proves ideal solution for Donegal farmer

Not having a natural successor is a concern for many farmers but Co. Donegal man, Billy McMahon, found a solution...

December 27, 2021

Women in agriculture highlight succession issues with Minister Heydon

Women in agriculture highlight succession issues with Minister Heydon

The Women in Agriculture Stakeholders Group (WASG) has welcomed its first engagement with Minister of State at the Department of...

September 28, 2021

Farmer’s view on avoiding pitfalls of an ‘inheritance nightmare’

Farmer’s view on avoiding pitfalls of an ‘inheritance nightmare’

One farmer has called for what he describes as “an inheritance nightmare” across many Irish farms over the years to...

September 8, 2021

Ifac: Over 70% of farmers in favour of buying and selling online post-Covid

Ifac: Over 70% of farmers in favour of buying and selling online post-Covid

Covid-19 has accelerated technology usage across the farming community – with over 70% of farmers in favour of buying and...

April 14, 2021

‘Pensions help with planning, investment and debt management’

‘Pensions help with planning, investment and debt management’

There is a lot of security to be gained by having a pension plan in place, a senior financial advisor...

June 24, 2019

Succession plan: What are the tax implications?

Succession plan: What are the tax implications?

Given that average farm value is potentially €740,000, it is important farmers take the first steps to formalising their succession...

June 21, 2019

‘Failure to address succession can threaten future viability of farms’

‘Failure to address succession can threaten future viability of farms’

Failure to deal with the succession issue can lead to frustration and conflict, and can even threaten the future viability...

October 1, 2017

Can Irish agriculture attract people from beyond its traditional heartland?

Can Irish agriculture attract people from beyond its traditional heartland?

Brexit should not be allowed to become a naval gazing exercise on the part of Irish agriculture. Merely focusing on...

August 20, 2017

Is formal partnership needed for successful farm transfer?

Is formal partnership needed for successful farm transfer?

Details on how farm partnerships play an integral role in farm succession were recently outlined by Teagasc Collaborative Farming Specialist, Thomas...

June 24, 2017

A simple guide to farm succession and transferring the farm

A simple guide to farm succession and transferring the farm

A Farm Succession and Transfer guide has been produced by Teagasc to help farmers with a step-by-step approach to transferring...

December 26, 2015

Teagasc to hold clinics on how to transfer the family farm

Teagasc to hold clinics on how to transfer the family farm

Teagasc is holding a number of workshops on how to transfer the family farm – with local specialists on the...

August 12, 2015