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Farmer Focus: Glaslough Herefords

Glaslough Herefords is owned by Nigel Heatrick, Co. Monaghan

Calls for new BDGP scheme based on breeding export-grade weanlings

The farm organisation wants to see a marketing strategy for suckler beef and PGI status specifically for sucklers.

No guarantee CAP reform will deliver ‘major gains’ for farmers in west

"There is the need to ensure that this CAP reform becomes an election issue as it has the potential to deliver a major income boost for western farmers.”

‘Better outcomes’ for suckler farmers through welfare-based scheme – farm leader

‘Better outcomes’ for suckler farmers through welfare-based scheme – farm leader

€40m suckler cow package must be available to all farmers – INHFA

O'Donnell said that recent DAFM schemes have “discriminated unfairly” against smaller suckler herds who have not participated.

Budget 2021: Suckler farmers ‘hopping mad’ over insufficient supports

There are insufficient supports for suckler farmers in Budget 2021, which has led to growing frustration among farmers, Donie Shine of the Irish Family...

Carbon tax will increase ‘burden’ on farmers by extra €6m

Reacting to the Budget, IFA president, Tim Cullinan, acknowledged the renewal of essential tax reliefs and the equalisation of the self-employed tax credit with...

Budget 2021: What it means for farmers

Budget 2021 has been prepared against a background of extraordinary uncertainty regarding near-term economic and budgetary prospects, according to Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe...

Crucial deadlines loom for suckler farmers

ICSA suckler chair, Ger O’Brien, has reminded suckler farmers that this week will be vital for all participating in suckler schemes. BDGP participants must ensure...

What Budget 2021 has in store for farmers

With this year’s budget eagerly anticipated, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine announced an increase of spending of 11% (179m) for Irish...
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