Beef

Charolais Christmas Cracker Bull Sale set for Elphin

Charolais Christmas Cracker Bull Sale set for Elphin

The Irish Charolais Cattle Society is set to host its ‘Christmas Cracker Bull Sale’ at Elphin Mart, Co. Roscommon, this...

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Major prices paid at Royal Ulster Beef and Lamb Championships

Major prices paid at Royal Ulster Beef and Lamb Championships

A bumper entry of livestock attracted tremendous crowds for the 2021 Royal Ulster Agricultural Society (RUAS) Beef and Lamb Championships....

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Methane-measurement study reveals positive findings for the beef sector

Methane-measurement study reveals positive findings for the beef sector

The first large-scale characterisation of methane emissions in Irish beef cattle has shown that some beef cattle can produce up...

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Agricultural land prices – huge variation across EU

Agricultural land prices – huge variation across EU

There is a huge variation in agricultural land prices across the European Union (EU), according to Eurostat, the statistical office...

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CAP: Macra president outlines  key ‘unaddressed’ issues

CAP: Macra president outlines key ‘unaddressed’ issues

“The elevation of generational renewal to one of the nine key objectives to be delivered under this CAP is a...

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Ballinakill Mart set to host Aubrac herd dispersal sale

Ballinakill Mart set to host Aubrac herd dispersal sale

Ballinakill Mart in Co. Laois is set to host a dispersal sale of the Aubrac herd belonging to James and...

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Scope for a further rise in beef price of over 15c/kg – IFA

Scope for a further rise in beef price of over 15c/kg – IFA

Factory quotes for beef cattle “are not reflecting the strength of the market in the prices returned to farmers”, according...

December 1, 2021

23 accolades for ABP at Irish Quality Food and Drink Awards

23 accolades for ABP at Irish Quality Food and Drink Awards

This year’s winners of the Irish Quality Food and Drink Awards were recently announced at a virtual ceremony on celebrating...

December 1, 2021

BPS and Greening balancing payments begin issuing to 121,000 farmers

BPS and Greening balancing payments begin issuing to 121,000 farmers

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue has today (Wednesday, December 1) confirmed that the balancing payments...

December 1, 2021

€686m to be reimbursed to European farmers

€686m to be reimbursed to European farmers

European farmers are to be reimbursed €686 million following a decision by the European Commission to return money that was...

December 1, 2021

Beef Kill: Heifer throughput drops by over 800 head

Beef Kill: Heifer throughput drops by over 800 head

Last week’s beef kill has seen the number of cattle presented for slaughter in the heifer category drop by over...

December 1, 2021

Merits of meat in a diet outlined in lecture to livestock sector

Merits of meat in a diet outlined in lecture to livestock sector

The critical role of meat in the diet was the subject of a recent public lecture for representatives from the...

November 30, 2021

Replacement for beef forum ‘has many challenges ahead’

Replacement for beef forum ‘has many challenges ahead’

President of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) Tim Cullinan has said that the new stakeholder forum for suckler and beef...

November 30, 2021

Factory quotes: Cattle prices continue to increase

Factory quotes: Cattle prices continue to increase

This week’s factory quotes have seen further upward movement on beef price, but heifer and steer quotes appear slower to...

November 30, 2021

‘Need for a dedicated red meat regulator never more evident’ – ICSA

‘Need for a dedicated red meat regulator never more evident’ – ICSA

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) has welcomed the announcement that a new beef stakeholder forum is to...

November 29, 2021

Contracting US beef production drives tightening global market

Contracting US beef production drives tightening global market

The global beef market is set to tighten in 2022, placing further stress on markets that are experiencing strong demand,...

November 29, 2021

Beef Taskforce officially wound up…but new forum promised

Beef Taskforce officially wound up…but new forum promised

The Beef Taskforce has been officially wound up in its current format. However, a new beef stakeholder forum will be...

November 29, 2021

Inaugural Genetic Gems sale sees top price of €9,000

Inaugural Genetic Gems sale sees top price of €9,000

The inaugural ‘Genetic Gems‘ sale of select Hereford females took place at GVM Tullamore, on Saturday, November 20. According to...

November 28, 2021