News Podcast: fertiliser black market, milk prices and bank loans
Rachel Donovan
Get the latest farming news from our news team.
19 June 2024 News
AIB factors derogation loss into loan decisions
The uncertainty around the future of the derogation is hitting farmer confidence, according to one of the pillar banks.
7 June 2024 Renewables
ISIF commits €128m to new renewable fund
The Ireland Strategic Investment Fund will commit €125m to a new fund aimed at renewable energy generation, energy storage solutions and grid infrastructure investments.
Farmers urged to engage early with banks - ICMSA
With many farmers finding themselves in difficult financial situations after a challenging winter, the ICMSA has advised anyone worried about their farm finances to engage early with their bank.
26 April 2024 News
Consumer: low-cost finance for retrofitting upgrades
Financial barriers are among the main reasons preventing consumers from retrofitting homes, we break down the different funding options available, writes Sarah McIntosh.
10 April 2024 Consumer
AIB urges farmers to contact their branch for cashflow support
Farmers urged to contact their local branch for support as wet weather and storms cause difficulties on farms.
7 April 2024 News
Huge variation in interest rates needs explaining - IFA
The IFA has called banks out on the disparity of interest rates, saying farmers "cannot afford to be paying artificially inflated interest rates for loans”.
13 March 2024 News
AIB to source 80% of its electricity needs from Wexford solar farms
AIB’s commitment to purchasing power from these two sites was key to securing their construction, the bank has stated.
28 February 2024 Renewables
AIB not stress testing loans at 170kg N/ha
AIB said greater clarity on the derogation was urgently needed both by farmers and the banks.
14 February 2024 News
AIB chequebook issue a ‘significant challenge’ for farmers – ICSA
AIB being unable to issue replacement chequebooks to their customers due to a supply shortage is deeply concerning, ICSA beef chair John Cleary has said.
9 February 2024 News
Mixed ration at grain awards
It was a night of Six Nations, five tries, and four prizes at the Wexford IFA quality feed grain awards.
7 February 2024 Dealer