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We’re backing farmers with a programme of initiatives specifically designed to help you grow and develop your businesses in a planned and sustainable manner. We are open Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm and there’s no need to complete an application form.

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COVID-19

With the evolving COVID-19 situation we are aware many businesses and households are facing disruption. Our aim is to continue to support you through this situation and we encourage you to contact us as soon as possible if you need advice or support. We will remain flexible in our response as the situation evolves and we will keep you updated on the range of tailored solutions for both our business and personal customers. Click here to find out more

Talk to us at your local branch, online at aib.ie and over the phone.

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Sustainable Farming

For farming in Ireland to prosper, it’s important that we embrace sustainability in future farm plans. AIB have partnered with Teagasc Grass10 and identified 10 key steps towards maximising sustainability in farming - steps that can result in better output and increased profitability. To help you understand the potential of increased grass utilisation on your farm, we have developed a simple profitability calculator that uses Teagasc research and data to calculate the potential increased Net Profit from using more grass on your farm.

Click here to see how you could increase your potential net profit. 

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SBCI Future Growth Loan Scheme

The SBCI Future Growth Loan Scheme provides competitively priced, flexible funding for Agri customers who are looking to invest in and grow their Business.

Loans can be used to improve the overall performance and sustainability of the holding, to improve the natural environment, hygiene conditions and animal welfare standards, to create and improve infrastructure, to achieve agri-environmental-climate objectives and for the restoration of production potential. To find out more click here

Talk to us today if you are having cashflow problems

Supporting TAMS II Farm Investment

At AIB, we’re backing farmers like you. If you are investing in your farm and applying for TAMS II (Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Schemes II) grant support, we have a selection of tools and guides to help you.  

And, if you need finance for your farm investment, we have loans with competitive interest rates and flexible repayment options to suit you.

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Agri Matters – Summer/Autumn Edition

In this edition of Agri Matters we look at COVID-19 across the sector and provide some practical steps to help financially prepare for any on-farm impact. In addition, we include articles from both the Grass10 Grassland Farmer of the Year and the FBD Young Farmer of the Year award winners. As well as this, Tom Flanagan of NovaUCD discusses an exciting AgTech initiative beginning at Lyons Estate. We hope you find this edition of Agri Matters of interest, and from all on the AIB Agri team, safe farming.

We hope you find this edition of Agri Matters of interest, and from all on the AIB Agri team, safe farming.

Click here to download the full PDF version of Agri Matters Summer/Autumn 2020. 

Skill before Scale – Lessons from New Zealand

Farm Finance Products

If you are looking for farm finance or working capital, our Farmer Credit LineFarm Development LoansAsset Finance or Forestry Finance options can support your short, medium and long term needs. 

Agri Advisor Team

Agri Advisor Team

Our dedicated Agri Advisor team bring an understanding of your business to our business. They support our staff by providing strong, objective farm financial and technical analysis of individual farm cases as necessary.

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Cashflow Products Tailored to Your Farm

Over the last number of years, costs and workload has increased on many farms. AIB is encouraging farmers to quantify the effect of higher costs on their individual farm situation and determine their cashflow requirements for the months ahead.

We have a suite of cashflow products, including our Farmer Credit Line, Short Term Loan and PromptPay which can be tailored to suit your individual circumstances.

If you require cashflow support, talk to our team of Business Advisors - contact your local AIB branch or call 1890 47 88 33 - available Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.

Young Farmers’ Package

Young Farmers’ Package

There’s a lot to take on when you start out in farming. You need a banking partner that understands your ambition and your farm business. Our Young Farmers' Package can support your needs in the early years.   

Switch your Business Current Account

Switch your Business Current Account

At AIB, we're ready and waiting to do everything we can to help customers looking for a new banking partner.

Switch your Business Current Account to AIB.

 

 

Business Articles

Grass 10 | The Book That Grew
A guide for growing a sustainable future - AIB in association with Teagasc have delivered a book which contains 10 steps to reduce your carbon footprint and increase profitability.


Cashflow planning for your farm: What you need to know
Most farm businesses become aware of potential financial problems when cashflow becomes tight. Obligations become increasingly difficult to meet in the short and medium term


7 Tips for Starting out in Farming
The agri sector needs young, well-educated people to provide vibrancy and fresh thinking to aid industry progression, but entry isn’t always easy, particularly for those who don’t inherit a farm


Lessons from Grass10 Grassland Farmer of the Year finalists
In this article, Bryan Doocey, AIB Agri Advisor and 2018 GFOY judge shares some insights on what the top grassland farmers have in common


Health & safety key to farming sustainability
Nothing has the potential to jeopardise the livelihood / sustainability of a family farm more than a serious or fatal farm accident or ill health. Dr John McNamara, Teagasc shares some practical advice on farm safety.


Banking the New Zealand dairy industry
Donal Whelton, AIB Agri Advisor reviews the expansion of the dairy sector in New Zealand and explores what impact this level of expansion has had on farm profitability and on-farm debt levels.

Useful Guides

Agri Cashflow Planner
Our Cashflow Planner can help you establish the cashflow position of your farm and plan accordingly. 

Agri Lending Application Form
Our Cashflow Planner can help you establish the cashflow position of your farm and plan accordingly. 

Farm Building Costings Template
Our farm buildings costings template can help you establish the cost of your proposed building.

Your Farm, Your Plan – Planning for Your Future
This workbook contains a number of worksheets for farmers to complete before preparing a financial plan. These blank worksheets are accompanied by explanatory text to assist with their completion.

Planning for Profit
This resource helps you reach and deliver your farm goals, focussing on the key drivers of profitable farm production.

Setting your Farm up for Success
Set your farm up to reduce workload and lower the requirement for hired labour.

 

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