Beef

Suckler calving statistics for 2021 released by ICBF

Suckler calving statistics for 2021 released by ICBF

The 2021 HerdPlus suckler beef calving reports have been released by the Irish Cattle Breeding Federation (ICBF). The 2021 data...

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Sionhill Charolais Herd set for dispersal sale on Tuesday

Sionhill Charolais Herd set for dispersal sale on Tuesday

The Sionhill pedigree Charolais herd is set to be auctioned off at Carnaross Mart this Tuesday, September 21, at 8:00p.m....

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Suckler farmers: October 1 BEEP deadline approaching

Suckler farmers: October 1 BEEP deadline approaching

Farmers have been reminded that the deadline for feacal egg testing as part of the Beef Environmental Efficiency Programme (BEEP)...

September 18, 2021

BSE case confirmed on farm in England

BSE case confirmed on farm in England

A single case of classical Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) has been confirmed on a farm in Somerset, England, the UK’s Department...

September 18, 2021

Autumn is the ideal time to complete soil sampling

Autumn is the ideal time to complete soil sampling

Using soil sampling to correct soil pH offers many benefits to farmers. This article will look at what those benefits...

September 18, 2021

Beef focus: Producing suckler progeny and wind energy in NI

Beef focus: Producing suckler progeny and wind energy in NI

Farming near Tempo in Co. Fermanagh, Darren Foy runs a suckler operation with a small-scale wind turbine on the farm...

September 18, 2021

Production of flukicide Trodax ceased

Production of flukicide Trodax ceased

Boehringer Ingelheim has confirmed to Agriland that it has ceased the production of the flukicide Trodax. The flukicide, which will...

September 17, 2021

BEAM: ‘Letter of apology must be accompanied with cheque’

BEAM: ‘Letter of apology must be accompanied with cheque’

Letters of apology issued to farmers who had Beef Exceptional Aid Measure (BEAM) penalties applied as deductions to their Areas...

September 17, 2021

Nitrates Action Programme consultation closes on Monday

Nitrates Action Programme consultation closes on Monday

A public consultation on Ireland’s draft Nitrates Action Programme (NAP) will close on Monday (September 20). The consultation process was...

September 17, 2021

Teagasc criticised for ‘lack of respect’ for suckler sector

Teagasc criticised for ‘lack of respect’ for suckler sector

Teagasc predictions of a potential switch among beef farmers to dairy beef production have been criticised by the Irish Farmers’...

September 17, 2021

Beef Plan Movement meets agriculture minister over CAP

Beef Plan Movement meets agriculture minister over CAP

Representatives of Beef Plan Movement (BPM) met with agriculture minister, Charlie McConalogue, earlier this week to discuss future Common Agricultural...

September 17, 2021

Beef kill: Weekly numbers dip slightly driving price rise

Beef kill: Weekly numbers dip slightly driving price rise

Last week’s overall beef kill witnessed a slight dip in the number of cattle processed when compared to the previous...

September 17, 2021

BEAM ‘clawback’ concerns raised in Dáil

BEAM ‘clawback’ concerns raised in Dáil

“Money is never given without some conditionality attached,” according to Minister Martin Heydon, and the terms and conditions of the...

September 16, 2021

Beef cattle cross €3/kg liveweight at Carnew Mart

Beef cattle cross €3/kg liveweight at Carnew Mart

Beef cows were met with what was described by mart management as “a very strong trade” at Carnew Mart’s weekly...

September 16, 2021

Methane: US, EU agree to cut emissions by a third by 2030 – reports

Methane: US, EU agree to cut emissions by a third by 2030 – reports

The US and the EU have agreed to aim to cut global emissions of methane by a third by 2030,...

September 15, 2021

‘Beef price increases available as supplies remain scarce’

‘Beef price increases available as supplies remain scarce’

Meat processors currently have “no option but to increase beef prices paid to farmers, given the scarcity of supplies”, according...

September 15, 2021

Dublin students among finalists in Certified Angus school competition

Dublin students among finalists in Certified Angus school competition

Three Dublin-city students are among the finalists of the Certified Irish Angus schools competition, announced today at a special event...

September 15, 2021

‘Contractors want technical, not calendar solutions’ in nitrates programme – FCI

‘Contractors want technical, not calendar solutions’ in nitrates programme – FCI

Farm and forestry contractors are “practical people”, and they will “drive solutions to the water quality challenge”, according to the...

September 15, 2021