‘Most Ever Inquiries’ For Match Making Land Service

There was an unprecedented number of inquiries, more than 1,000, to a service that matches farmers with other farmers looking for land and new opportunities, according to latest figures published today (Wednesday, March 29).

The majority of these inquiries to… Continue reading

Suckler Breeding Farm Walks Launched

Teagasc and the Irish Cattle Breeding Federation are set to run a series of 16 suckler breeding farm walks across the country over the coming weeks.

The events will focus on the main requirements suckler farmers will be expected to… Continue reading

Shocking Figures Of TB In Fermanagh Herds

The incidence of bovine TB in livestock herds in Fermanagh increased to 11.55 per cent last year – well above the Northern Ireland average.

In addition, over the past five years, more than 11,000 cattle have been removed from local… Continue reading

Nursing Home Residents To Keep All The Income From Renting Out Their Property In Major Fair Deal Revamp

Nursing home residents will be able to keep all income raised from renting their family home under significant changes to the Fair Deal scheme.

In response to the long-running housing crisis and the ending of the eviction ban, the Government… Continue reading

DAFM – Transfer Of Entitlements And Young Farmer Schemes Open

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) has today (Wednesday, March 15) announced that the online system for transferring payment entitlements is now open.

The department is also now accepting applications to the National Reserve (young farmer and… Continue reading

Suckler And Dairy Beef Welfare Schemes Open

The two suckler and beef support schemes worth €265m have opened for applications on Monday 20/03/2023.

Two suckler and beef support schemes worth €265m have opened for applications on Monday.

These two schemes are the €260m Suckler Carbon Efficiency Programme… Continue reading

€1.25m Traditional Farm Buildings Scheme To Open This Month

A budget of €1.25 million has been allocated to the 2023 Traditional Farm Buildings Scheme (TFBS), the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) has confirmed.

Grants ranging between €4,000 and €30,000 will cover up to 75% of the… Continue reading

March Animal Health Series – Pneumonia, Colostrum And Vaccines

The second instalment of the March Animal Health Series in association with MSD Animal Health was broadcast on Agriland last evening (Tuesday, March 21).

It highlighted how developing a management plan to prevent pneumonia in calves is essential to ensure… Continue reading

Trillick Angus Breeders Set To Host Informative Youth Workshop

The Lana Herd owned by Alan and Lana Cheney, Trillick, County Tyrone is set to host the Aberdeen Angus Cattle Society’s Youth Development Programme (YDP) Workshop on Saturday, April 15.

The event is open to anyone aged between eight years… Continue reading

Eamon & Daniel Tops at Elphin

The Irish Charolais Cattle Society hosted its premier show and sale on Saturday, March 19, 2023 at Elphin Mart in Co. Roscommon.

A powerful trade for the Charolais breed was witnessed at the event, with 80% of the bulls on… Continue reading

Rural Enterprise Skillnet

Rural Enterprise Skillnet

The Rural Enterprise Skillnet is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme, an initiative of Skillnets Ltd. funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.

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