This week, Thursday 23rd of November, sees a Knowledge Transfer Scheme on Beef, Sheep, Dairy, Tillage and Equine take place in Granard Mart.
All are welcome to attend the event, organised by Paul Belton of Midland Agri-consultants. Paul is an Agri-consultant in the Midlands and North West. He is also a qualified Agriculture consultant and hails from a beef background.
The event takes place from 7:30pm sharp on Thursday, with the aim of the event to provide information to others on the recent developments across a range of areas within agriculture. This includes grassland productivity and utilisation, agri-finance(including farm loan applications, accounting and tax matters, succession planning) and other legal matters.
The event will be opened by Charlotte Kearney of Granard Farmer’s Mart, while an array of different speakers will follow.
Ciaran Brady of KBG accountants: Ciarán has more than 25 years experience in advising on tax, accounting and corporate finance matters. He will focus on the benefits of incorporation for farmers, tax matters relevant to farm succession. This includes the various reliefs available under Irish law, stock relief availability and farming partnerships.
Alan Hurst of Lakeland Dairies: Alan, the technical and product manager with Lakeland Dairies, will show how increasing grassland productivity and utilisation can improve a farm’s efficiency and profitability. He will also share some insights into data collected by Lakelands over the past 5 years, and explain how this has been used to increase farm output and correct soil imbalances.
Eamonn O’Reilly of AIB: Eamonn, with more than 19years experience in the agri-finance sector, will share practical advice on the changing dynamics of agri-lending, the agri-loan application process including keys to successful applications, common pitfalls and how to overcome them.
Karen M Clabby of Karen M CLabby solicitors: Karren, with over 15 years experience, will provide valuable information on a range of different legal matters, including wills, probate and succession planning, site transfers and self-build projects, land purchase and leasing and rights of way as well as title matters.
The event kicks off this coming Thursday at 7:30 pm sharp and all are welcome. We will also be in attendance, therefore don’t worry if you can’t make it as we will bring you all the highlights on our Snapchat.