Farm Focus with FBD: It happened at the Ploughing... 20 years of tales from the trenches

From Rathcoole, Co Cork, in 1968, to Screggan, Co Offaly, Ray Ryan has seen it all and enjoyed it

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Farm Focus with FBD: All you need to know ahead of the National Ploughing Championships

The National Ploughing Championships is a child-friendly event. Children under 12 go free when accompanied by an adult.

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Farm Focus with FBD: Entering the arena of the new ag-tech boom

New technologies helped many farmers around the world to increase their output 12-fold from 1950 to 2000, and a new age of digital technology now heralds another agricultural boom.

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Farm Focus with FBD: Sponsoring an Irish institution since the 1980s

It’s an Irish institution and FBD Insurance are proud to be continuing their support of the Ploughing Championships.

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Farm Focus with FBD: Podcast - A look ahead to the 2018 Ploughing Championships

In the fourth Irish Examiner Farming Podcast, it’s all about the National Ploughing Championships.

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Farm Focus with FBD: Crowds from around the country gather for Tullamore Show & FBD National Livestock Show

Thousands of visitors have been pouring into Butterfield Estate today to attend the Tullamore Show & FBD National Livestock Show.

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Farm Focus with FBD: 60,000 expected at Tullamore Show & FBD National Livestock Show

The show that returned in 1991 after a 52-year absence and moved house in 2009 goes from strength to strength, writes Denis Lehane

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Farm Focus With FBD: Podcast - Tullamore Show Special looks ahead to Ireland's biggest one-day agri event

In the latest Irish Examiner Farming Podcast with Noel Baker, we preview the country’s largest one-day agri event, Tullamore Show - speaking to organisers, sponsors and exhibitors ahead of the August 12 event.

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Farm Focus With FBD: Five things you need to know about the Tullamore Show

It has attracted an average attendance of 60,000 in recent years to experience its array of 700 trade stands and more than 1,000 competitions, with a total prize fund of €175,000.

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Farm Focus With FBD ... Succession has a critical role for future of farming

For succession to succeed, the most important part of the process is about getting the conversation started between the different generations

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Farm Focus with FBD ... Five things you need to know about farm succession

The process of succession planning can be long and detailed for farmers.

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Farm Focus with FBD ... Listen to 'The Farm Succession' podcast

Noel Baker talks to Alan Jagoe, former Macra President and farmer, Karen Walsh, solicitor, and Austin Finn of the FBD-backed Land Mobility Service about this complex issue.

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Farm Focus with FBD ... Four essential pieces of legal advice on farm succession

According to Karen Walsh of Walsh and Partners Solicitors, communication is key — and the earlier the better.

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Farm Focus with FBD ... Explaining the Land Mobility Scheme

The Land Mobility Service has become an option for some people, marrying the resource of farm land with the separate resource of manpower.

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