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Forgotten Farmer scheme to be funded in the next budget – McConalogue
Anne O'Donoghue
Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue said it is his intention to have such a scheme funded through Budget 2025.
10 June 2024 Podcast
Listen: A new crops course in UCD
On this week’s Young Stock Podcast we chat to Cathal McCabe who works on crops research and lecturing in UCD.
31 May 2024 News
Queen of the Land festival will not take place this year
Macra has said that "due to circumstances outside of the control of the Queen of the Land", the festival will not take place this year.
ICOS calls on MEP candidates to prioritise ‘chronic shortage’ of young farmers
All institutions in the EU should include farmers and co-operatives in the consultation process relating to files which have a direct impact on farms, ICOS has said.
29 May 2024 News
Young Farmer of the Year award opens with €5,000 for winner
Six category winners will also take home €1,000 each, with a further award for biodiversity.
27 May 2024 News
Ireland a laggard on pensions for farmers – report
The new report said young active farmers and spouses or civil partners working on farm should be required to pay mandatory PRIS contributions to safeguard their future State pension.
23 May 2024 News
Balmoral boosts summer positivity
Any business that can’t grow volume and value is immediately on the back foot.
22 May 2024 Viewpoints
ICOS calls on MEP candidates to prioritise ‘chronic shortage’ of young farmers
All institutions in the EU should include farmers and co-operatives in the consultation process relating to files which have a direct impact on farms, ICOS has said.
20 May 2024 News
Dealer divided on bailing on dates
The Dealer doesn’t know whether to be impressed with a new dating trend or appalled. Either way The Dealer recommend the back pages of Irish Country Living.
8 May 2024 Dealer
Young Stock Podcast: breed the best cows you possibly can
In this week’s Young Stock Podcast, Hannah Woods of Dovea Genetics' graduate programme gives an insight into balancing breeding decisions to leaving you with best cows you possibly can in your herd.
6 May 2024 Podcast
Cavan set to host Macra’s 80th AGM
Cavan Macra is set to host the organisation's AGM on Saturday 11 May at Farnham Estate Spa and Golf Resort in Cavan.
22 April 2024 News
Macra welcomes decision not to pursue cow exit scheme
'Culling scheme' is not the right approach, Macra has said following the minister's decision to take a cow reduction/exit scheme off the table.
18 April 2024 News