Irish farm income in Ireland fell 15 per cent in 2012 from 2011 after wet weather raised production costs and cut crop yields, said Teagasc.
Average income slid to €25,483 a farm, according to preliminary estimates released online today from the state’s agriculture and food development authority said.
Direct payments, including from the European Union’s Single Farm Payment scheme, comprised 81 per cent of income at €20,534 on average for each farm. Ireland has about 80,000...
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