Young Farmer of the Year

Search is on for Young Farmer of the Year

Search is on for Young Farmer of the Year

The search is on for the 23rd FBD Young Farmer of the Year with applications and nominations now open for...

November 17, 2021

Nominations wanted for Macra Young Farmer of the Year

Nominations wanted for Macra Young Farmer of the Year

The search is on for the 22nd Macra na Feirme Young Farmer of the Year. Young farmers involved in dairy,...

August 4, 2020

‘We think that 2 legs will be better than 4 going forward’

‘We think that 2 legs will be better than 4 going forward’

The “heavy land” that the Hawthornes farm in Co. Monaghan influenced one young farmer’s decision to venture into the poultry...

September 12, 2018

Monaghan man named 2018 FBD Young Farmer of the Year

Monaghan man named 2018 FBD Young Farmer of the Year

Daniel Hawthorne – a cattle and sheep farmer from Co. Monaghan in the process of entering the poultry sector –...

September 11, 2018

6 finalists for the 2018 FBD Young Farmer of the Year award confirmed

6 finalists for the 2018 FBD Young Farmer of the Year award confirmed

The six finalists for the 2018 FBD Young Farmer of the Year award have been confirmed this afternoon (Tuesday, September 11)....

September 11, 2018

Dairy focus: ‘We need to park our drive for efficiency and focus on people’

Dairy focus: ‘We need to park our drive for efficiency and focus on people’

It’s a little over two weeks since PJ O’Keeffe (31) – a dairy farmer from Callan, Co. Kilkenny – was...

December 14, 2017

Dairy focus: Heading for 320 cows in Co. Galway

Dairy focus: Heading for 320 cows in Co. Galway

In an industry where the inter-generational transfer of land remains the primary method of bringing new people into farming, Kevin...

December 4, 2017

6 finalists for Young Farmer of the Year 2017 revealed

6 finalists for Young Farmer of the Year 2017 revealed

Macra na Feirme’s 2017 Young Farmer of the Year will be announced this evening (Tuesday, November 28) at the Breaffy...

November 28, 2017

Have you got what it takes to become the Macra/FBD Young Farmer of the Year?

Have you got what it takes to become the Macra/FBD Young Farmer of the Year?

The search is currently on for the 2017 Macra na Feirme / FBD Young Farmer of the Year, with candidates...

August 3, 2017

Mayo man scoops Young Farmer of the Year title

Mayo man scoops Young Farmer of the Year title

This year’s winner of this year’s Macra na Feirme/FBD Young Farmer of the Year has been named as Kevin Moran,...

September 6, 2016

FBD Young Farmer of the Year 2016 finalists announced

FBD Young Farmer of the Year 2016 finalists announced

This year’s FBD Young Farmer of the Year finalists have been announced, and the winner will be named tonight (September 6)...

September 6, 2016

Determined to make a success of a 100 cow suckler-to-beef system

Determined to make a success of a 100 cow suckler-to-beef system

Thomas O’Connor was crowned the 2015 Macra na Feirme Beef Farmer of Year and he is determined to make a...

August 6, 2016