Beef

How well do you really clean your calf-rearing units?

How well do you really clean your calf-rearing units?

According to Scotland-based research scientist, Jamie Robertson, much more can be done to improve the cleanliness and hygiene standards of...

October 22, 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

CAP must protect the family farm – McCormack

CAP must protect the family farm – McCormack

Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA) president, Pat McCormack, believes that the Irish family farm model must be protected at...

October 4, 2021

Suckler cow numbers fall by over 40,000 in 12 months to June

Suckler cow numbers fall by over 40,000 in 12 months to June

The number of suckler cows in the country was over 40,000 lower in June 2021 compared to June 2020, according...

September 29, 2021

Eustice confirms the importance of farming and food in Northern Ireland

Eustice confirms the importance of farming and food in Northern Ireland

Day two of Balmoral Show was marked by Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) Secretary of State George...

September 24, 2021

Schools are queuing up to host LMC beef and lamb cookery demos

Schools are queuing up to host LMC beef and lamb cookery demos

The Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) is confirming large numbers of schools across Northern Ireland have submitted requests to host...

September 23, 2021

Captain’s Hill Pedigree Angus Herd set for full dispersal

Captain’s Hill Pedigree Angus Herd set for full dispersal

Corrin Mart, Fermoy, Co. Cork, is set to host a full dispersal sale of the Captain’s Hill Pedigree Angus Herd....

September 23, 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

LMC welcomes new farm policy framework for Northern Ireland

LMC welcomes new farm policy framework for Northern Ireland

Livestock and Meat Commission for Northern Ireland (LMC) chief executive, Ian Stevenson, has welcomed the principles espoused within the ‘Future...

September 13, 2021

Autumn management tips for finishing beef cattle

Autumn management tips for finishing beef cattle

After a late spring and subsequent good summer, with variable grass-growth rates observed nationwide, the favourable autumn grass-growing weather this...

September 12, 2021

‘Huge opportunity’ for Irish beef to return to China – IFA

‘Huge opportunity’ for Irish beef to return to China – IFA

The decision by the Brazilian authorities to stop beef exports to China presents a “huge opportunity” for the Irish beef...

September 6, 2021

bTB eradication in Northern Ireland could open up new markets for beef – LMC

bTB eradication in Northern Ireland could open up new markets for beef – LMC

Livestock and Meat Commission for Northern Ireland (LMC) chief executive, Ian Stevenson, believes that the ongoing review of the Bovine...

September 6, 2021

Online audience adds value to Longford farmer’s enterprise

Online audience adds value to Longford farmer’s enterprise

Philip Stewart is a full-time farmer and agri-contractor from Co. Longford, who has used his online presence as a way...

August 29, 2021

Beef Focus: A look inside Farmer Phil’s cattle enterprise

Beef Focus: A look inside Farmer Phil’s cattle enterprise

Philip Stewart or ‘Farmer Phil’ as he is better known across social media platforms, is a beef and tillage farmer...

August 28, 2021

Beef offal value surges by over 100% in 12 months

Beef offal value surges by over 100% in 12 months

Beef offal has experienced a surge in value this year, having more than doubled in price in the space of...

August 17, 2021

Farmers selling beef cattle urged to ‘toughen up’ – ICSA

Farmers selling beef cattle urged to ‘toughen up’ – ICSA

Farmers have been urged to “resist” any price cuts that have been imposed by beef processors this week. The Irish...

August 17, 2021

Meat consumption on the rise in Northern Ireland

Meat consumption on the rise in Northern Ireland

The Livestock and Meat Commission for Northern Ireland (LMC) has highlighted the most recent meat consumption trends contained within a...

August 12, 2021

Benchmarking data reveals real performance of NI livestock farms

Benchmarking data reveals real performance of NI livestock farms

The College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) has just published a selection of benchmarking trends that relate to...

August 9, 2021