Suckler Farmers

Minister called on to open ‘BEEP 3’ without delay

Minister called on to open ‘BEEP 3’ without delay

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has been called on to re-open the Beef Environmental Efficiency Programme...

February 5, 2021

BEEP-S: Suckler farmers urged to apply for €90/cow scheme [updated]

BEEP-S: Suckler farmers urged to apply for €90/cow scheme [updated]

Suckler farmers have been strongly encouraged to apply for the new €90/cow sucker Beef Environmental Efficiency Pilot (BEEP) scheme. Highlighting...

April 15, 2020

Creed: Grants of up to €8,000 available for farmers in BEEP-S

Creed: Grants of up to €8,000 available for farmers in BEEP-S

Farmers and their advisors have been reminded that the online application process for both the Beef Environmental Efficiency Programme –...

April 8, 2020

€40m pilot scheme needed for suckler farmers ‘to meet societal demands’

€40m pilot scheme needed for suckler farmers ‘to meet societal demands’

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed has been called on by the Irish Natura and Hill Farmers’...

January 8, 2020

INHFA to meet EU Commission to ask for suckler supports

INHFA to meet EU Commission to ask for suckler supports

A delegation from the Irish Natura and Hill Farmers’ Association (INHFA) will meet with the European Commission this week to...

November 18, 2019

‘Minister has power to redefine BEAM terms’ – INHFA

‘Minister has power to redefine BEAM terms’ – INHFA

Michael Creed, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, is being called on to change the terms and conditions...

September 25, 2019

Farmers ‘up in arms’ over wind farm development in Cavan

Farmers ‘up in arms’ over wind farm development in Cavan

Suckler farmers in Kingscourt, Co. Cavan, are up in arms this week over the development of a wind farm comprising...

July 15, 2019

INHFA to launch ’10-point plan’ on future of suckler farming

INHFA to launch ’10-point plan’ on future of suckler farming

The Irish Natura and Hill Farmers’ Association (INHFA) is set to launch a ’10-point plan’ on the future of the...

July 5, 2019

Voluntary suckler reduction scheme ‘needs careful consideration’

Voluntary suckler reduction scheme ‘needs careful consideration’

A scheme offering payment to assist farmers wishing to exit the suckler sector “needs careful consideration”, according to the Irish...

June 6, 2019

‘The fodder crisis cannot be used to drop beef prices’

‘The fodder crisis cannot be used to drop beef prices’

“The fodder crisis cannot be used to drop the price paid to farmers for cattle,” according to Fianna Fail spokesperson...

September 17, 2018

Genomics scheme leads to a move towards easy calving genetics

Genomics scheme leads to a move towards easy calving genetics

More and more farmers are using easy calving genetics since the introduction of the Beef Data and Genomics Programme (BDGP)...

September 22, 2016