Fine Gael farm forum seeks to cap land leasing payment rates
Kelsey Daly
The upper limit could be phased in over time to avoid disrupting existing leases and current market prices.
17 May 2024 News
Over 124,000 apply for BISS
This is down nearly 4,500 applications from last year, which saw over 128,500 in by the May deadline.
Thousands of BPS forms not submitted
Scheme rules are due to change from 2025 onwards, which could see increased activity with entitlement trading.
All land eligible for payment from 2026
A DAERA spokesperson confirmed to the Irish Farmers Journal this week that the rule change is 'planned for 2026'.
Beef Management: BPS application deadline and grass tetany prevention
Adam Woods takes a look at fertiliser application on beef farms, BPS deadlines and preventing grass tetany on suckler farms.
1 May 2024 Management
'Red hot' market for hill land
A combination of increased CAP payments, young-farmer demand and a scarce supply of commonage and hill land is driving the market.
24 April 2024 News
Roscommon property has forestry and entitlements
The forestry ground is a mix of conifer and broadleaf trees, writes Paul Mooney.
10 April 2024 Property
NI entitlement trade at odds with ROI
Uncertainty regarding the future value of entitlements in Northern Ireland is seeing more farmers opt for the leasing option rather than selling.
27 March 2024 Schemes
NI entitlement trade at odds with ROI
In 2024, entitlements are being cut by 9% in NI to fund the new Beef Carbon Reduction Scheme and more deductions will occur in future years.
27 March 2024 Northern Ireland
Farm Tech Talk: cattle trade, entitlements and grazing challenges
The latest episode of Farm Tech Talk is now live and this week we look at the cattle trade, entitlements and grazing.
22 March 2024 News
Entitlements selling from 2.1 to 2.6 times their value
Leasing of entitlements remains the dominant form of trading, with the value returned to the owner ranging anywhere from less than 30% to in excess of 55%.
20 March 2024 Schemes
Entitlements selling for up to 2.6 times their value
Reports differ across the country with higher-value entitlements selling in the region of 2.3 to 2.4 times their value while low-value entitlements are selling for up to 2.6 times their value.
20 March 2024 Schemes