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FG to work with farmers to ‘improve viability’ of dairy calf-to-beef systems

Fine Gael has said that it “understands” the value of the “vibrant” agri-food sector and is “committed” to supporting farmers and food businesses”.

New government to place cap on basic payments

Protecting and enhancing the incomes and livelihoods of family farms is a key objective of the Government, according to the Programme for Government.

PHOTOS: 327-acre farm with accommodation for over 750 cattle up for lease

A farm containing circa 327-acres of land and an array of outbuildings is available for lease at The Ring, Killag, Duncormick, Co. Wexford. The farm,...

PHOTOS: Lease this 400-acre dairy farm for €10,000/month

A circa 400-acre fully operational dairy farm in Navan, Co. Meath is available for lease for €10,000/month. Dowdstown Farm is located on the R147 Road,...

Why Highlands and Belted Galloways are the perfect fit for this farmer

DJ McAuliffe, a farmer living outside Castleisland in Co. Kerry, has been working in the agricultural sector from the early 1990s. He now runs a herd of Scottish Highland and Belted Galloway cows.

Subsidy payments account for up to 158% of cattle and sheep farmer’s income

Subsidy payments account for up to 158% of cattle and sheep farmer's income

Opinion: Time for 260 farmers with €1,000 each to develop suckler-beef brand

Ireland’s suckler farmers are totally dependent on payments and subsidies for their income, writes Ger O’Brien, ICSA suckler chair.

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.

Income before direct payments less than zero on drystock farms – Teagasc

On average, the total direct payment received per farm in 2019 was €18,452, according to the Teagasc National Farm survey.

‘Government cannot continue to ignore the plight of farmers’ – Senator

‘Government cannot continue to ignore the plight of farmers’ – Senator
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