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Incentives to encourage farming as a career and enrolment trends for agricultural colleges

______________________________________________For Oral Answer on : 15/07/2021Question Number(s): 45 Question Reference(s): 38549/21Department: Agriculture, Food and the MarineAsked by: David Stanton T.D.______________________________________________ QUESTION To ask the Minister for Agriculture; Food and the Marine the incentives in place…

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Stanton Concerned at Age Profile of Farmers

Cork East Fine Gael TD, David Stanton has highlighted the need for the Government to improve the supports available for farm families, in particular young farmers. CSO figures show that 51% of farmers are aged over 55 years, with 74% of all farmers aged over 45 years.

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