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Making sure the tillage toolbox is up to the challenge
Jack Kennedy
Is the 15 t/ha target Andy Doyle talks about achievable with lower artificial nitrogen?
2 November 2022 News
The stage for getting into the cows
A suckler and sheep farmer says he's getting into cows by letting his land to his dairy farmer neighbours.
2 November 2022 News
Minister wants livestock climate measures signed off by year end
The measures will be formulated from the Food Vision dairy and beef and sheep groups.
Green Party push to increase solar farm tax relief threshold
The Green Party are pushing to increase the tax relief threshold for land containing solar farms.
Macra boss aiming for 50,000 members
Michael Curran is on a five-year contract and wants to see Macra grow in that time period, and not just for the sake of growing.
19 October 2022 News
Study suggests frailty more prevalent among sheep and mixed farmers
More research in the area of farmer frailty is needed to draw more concrete conclusions, the researchers involved in the study said.
14 October 2022 News
Teagasc turns profit of €9.6m in 2021
Teagasc has published its financial statements for 2021, indicating a €9.6m operating surplus.
5 October 2022 News
Farmers who work until 70 included in pension bonus – McConalogue
The latest pension reforms will also apply to those working in the farm sector.
21 September 2022 News
Pat Spillane: ‘I’ve really felt the love since I retired’
Having stepped away from the Sunday Game this summer, Pat Spillane chats to Anne O’Donoghue about feeling the love lately and what’s next on the cards
14 September 2022 Living Life
Tax clarity for retiring English farmers
HMRC has clarified the tax implications on lump sum payments to farmers exiting the sector.
3 August 2022 Northern Ireland
Cow retirement scheme on the cards
A retirement scheme for cows, genotyping all calves, feed additives and reducing artificial nitrogen were all discussed at the most recent Food Vision Dairy Group.
27 July 2022 News
The importance of volunteering in communities with the CEO of ARI
Maureen Kavanagh, CEO of Active Retirement Ireland, discusses in conversation with Anne O’Donoghue her career path and the importance of including older people in communities.
20 July 2022 Features