Millions of tonnes of grain in Ukraine ‘spoiling’
Barry Murphy
A Ukrainian farmer representative has said it is “unbelievable” that huge volumes of grain will spoil in the country at a time when food security is at risk.
13 April 2022 Northern Ireland
Farmers should hang on to carbon – Moody
Jeremy Moody was addressing a spring conference held in Cookstown, Co Tyrone.
30 March 2022 News
My Farming Week: Alex Butler, Streete, Mullingar, Co Westmeath
Alex Butler is a contractor and tillage farmer, who farms alongside his father and younger brother in Co Westmeath.
Evidence to be requested from commonage and some tillage farmers in CAP
Farmers will have to show “how they bear the economic and agricultural risk with regard to the agricultural activity being undertaken”.
27 March 2022 News
Land prices jump 16% in 2021
Farmland prices rose last year after a further fall in the number of acres put up for sale.
15 March 2022 News
CAP: your questions answered
Noel Bardon and Tommy Moyles report from CAP meetings in Mullingar and Rosscarbery, where farmer questions on the next CAP were answered by Department officials.
15 March 2022 News
Legal Matters: tax and subsidy issues with solar farms
A reader has been in touch with agri solicitor Aisling Meehan regarding the development of solar farm on their land. They worry it might have tax implications for the future generations.
15 March 2022 Features
CAP: key scheme changes Department wants you to know
Officials from the Department of Agriculture emphasised that the value of all entitlements is set to change from 2023.
7 March 2022 News
Legal matters: Common pitfalls with long-term land leases
Aisling Meehan, solicitor and tax consultant, explores some of the common pitfalls when it comes to long-term leases.
9 February 2022 Features
Editorial: full transparency required on lamb imports
Reports of significant numbers of lambs being imported from Britain have resurfaced, concern over forward milk price contracts and a perfect storm for pigs.
26 January 2022 Editorial
Demand for leased land soars
A restricted supply of land for rent or lease, combined with high commodity prices over the past 12 months, are cited by auctioneers as the main drivers of the market.
19 January 2022 News
Land leasing market on fire as demand for rental ground surges
Strong commodity prices, nitrates regulations and a restricted supply of available land have combined to drive demand.
19 January 2022 News