Transferring the Family Farm Clinics

Teagasc invite all farm families to their hugely popular series of ‘Transferring the Family Farm’ clinics designed to enlighten & educate you on the many details involved in creating an effective plan for succession.

  • Tues 25th Sept Ballygarry House Hotel Tralee Co. Kerry
  • Thur 27th Sept Great National Hotel Ballina Co Mayo
  • Wed 3rd Oct The Abbey Hotel Roscommon
  • Thur 4th Oct KIlleshin Hotel Portlaoise Co. Laois

Contact the local Teagasc office in the relevant county to book your place. Attendance free of charge | Pre-booking is essential

Strapped for Cash

The longest day has passed for another year, though the memory of last Winter still lingers especially in farming families. The financial ramifications have focused many minds on their roles and responsibilities on the family farm and business. The lack of disposable income is evident in rural towns and on farm investment is under serious review. Dairy farms are somewhat protected by the monthly milk cheque but this is peak season which must support the dry months. Continue reading “Strapped for Cash”

Failure to address succession can threaten future viability of farms

Clare O’Keeffe of Succession Ireland recently featured on Argiland, Ireland’s largest farming news portal.

Clare O’Keeffe of Succession Ireland – which is based in Mallow, Co. Cork – said a whole range of issues can arise when facilitating inheritance conversations. These can include the question of whether the farm can sustain two incomes, and accommodation of the future needs of children with special needs.

You can read the article by Caroline Allen in full on the Argiland website.