Beef

Organic Scheme: Calls for more inclusion of beef and lamb

Organic Scheme: Calls for more inclusion of beef and lamb

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) has welcomed the increase in funding for the Organic Farming Scheme (OFS)...

October 14, 2021

Beef farmers: 4 parasites to be conscious of at housing

Beef farmers: 4 parasites to be conscious of at housing

Beef farmers are being reminded that there are at least four major parasites in beef cattle that need to be...

October 14, 2021

Lack of ‘just transition’ in Budget 2022 is a ‘warning’ to all farmers

Lack of ‘just transition’ in Budget 2022 is a ‘warning’ to all farmers

The Irish Natura and Hill Farmers’ Association (INHFA) has expressed major disappointment about Budget 2022 details outlined by Minister for...

October 13, 2021

‘Beef price needs to be over €5kg next spring’ – ICSA

‘Beef price needs to be over €5kg next spring’ – ICSA

Processors and retailers have been called on to “face the reality that by early 2022, beef price is going to...

October 13, 2021

Beef Kill: Steers drop, cows rise but numbers stay steady

Beef Kill: Steers drop, cows rise but numbers stay steady

While last week’s beef kill saw very little change in the overall throughput, a few noticeable changes in the composition...

October 13, 2021

McConalogue: ‘This budget protects family farm income’

McConalogue: ‘This budget protects family farm income’

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, has said that today’s announcement of Budget 2022 “protects family farm...

October 12, 2021

Budget 2022: €32 million increase to DAFM budget

Budget 2022: €32 million increase to DAFM budget

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) will receive an increase in funding of €32 million euro in...

October 12, 2021

China imposes ban on UK beef following BSE case

China imposes ban on UK beef following BSE case

China has announced that it is imposing a ban on imports of British beef following the confirmation of a single...

October 12, 2021

Budget 2022: Funding secured for rollover of farm schemes

Budget 2022: Funding secured for rollover of farm schemes

Budget 2022 will ensure €650 million funding for the rollover of current farm schemes, Agriland understands. This funding will see...

October 12, 2021

Beef Plan Movement: Gas from grass is the future

Beef Plan Movement: Gas from grass is the future

The Beef Plan Movement (BPM) wants the government to allow full rollover relief for the purposes of farmer investment in...

October 12, 2021

Weather suits suckler farmers for weaning calves outdoors

Weather suits suckler farmers for weaning calves outdoors

With this week’s weather forecast promising favorable weather conditions for cattle out grazing on land, many suckler farmers have decided...

October 12, 2021

ICMSA to TDs: ‘Current policy represents disastrous threat to farming’

ICMSA to TDs: ‘Current policy represents disastrous threat to farming’

The Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA) has written a letter to all TDs claiming that current government policy represents...

October 11, 2021

Beef price: ‘Stand on’ is the line from factories this week

Beef price: ‘Stand on’ is the line from factories this week

Factory quotes for beef cattle this week seem to be in a firm position from the farmer’s perspective, with procurement...

October 11, 2021

Residue testing results for 2020 show 99.88% compliance rate

Residue testing results for 2020 show 99.88% compliance rate

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has released the results of testing carried out under the National Residue...

October 11, 2021

LMC to participate in NI’s first Food Strategy Framework consultation

LMC to participate in NI’s first Food Strategy Framework consultation

The Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) for Northern Ireland will be participating in the consultation that will lead to the...

October 11, 2021

Beef Focus: Producing Wagyu beef from dairy and suckler dams

Beef Focus: Producing Wagyu beef from dairy and suckler dams

John Hourigan is a beef farmer from Donard in Co. Wicklow, who has been in the business of producing Wagyu...

October 11, 2021

Winter beef finishers will need €5/kg as input costs soar

Winter beef finishers will need €5/kg as input costs soar

Farmers in the business of purchasing cattle at this time of the year for winter finishing will have to contend...

October 10, 2021

Caution urged when housing cattle in mild weather

Caution urged when housing cattle in mild weather

Many beef farmers across the country will be looking to start housing cattle in the coming days – if they...

October 9, 2021