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Our report is comprised of data from 2,133 survey respondents and 21,755 sets of accounts from ifac’s records.

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How many beef farmers are full time?

Sectors Surveyed

Sectors Surveyed

Sectors Analysed

Sectors Analysed

How many beef farmers are full time?

How many beef farmers are full time?

Download the Irish Farm Report 2019

This report contains some fascinating insights into life as a farmer in Ireland today. Containing data from over 21,000 accounts and sentiments from over 2,000 survey respondents, this is one of the most comprehensive farm reports in the history of the state.

Ifac Launch Irish Farm Report 2019

Today ifac published its Irish Farm Report 2019 at The Heritage, Killenard. The Report includes the views of over 2,133 Irish farmers and a detailed analysis of trends from 21,755 sets of on-farm financial accounts.

Read on for the key findings from the report:

While optimism levels are high for the coming 12 months, our report highlights a number of issues which are concerning. Brexit is looming but many businesses (49%) are not planning for the implications of Brexit, costs are increasing right across the board which is impacting on margin while recruiting the right team to grow food and agribusinesses is proving difficult. However, this is tempered by a buoyant economy in Ireland where 84% of their sales are derived.

Philip O'Connor, Head of Farm Support

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