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Beef prices: North/south R3 steer price gap over €190/head

Beef prices in major processing plants across Northern Ireland remained steady this week, according to the Livestock and Meat Commission. It reported that factories paid...

Teagasc Virtual Beef Conference taking place next week

The Teagasc National Beef Conference will take place as a virtual event next week in the form of a live, hour-long, interactive webinar. The state...

Cost of keeping smaller VS larger suckler cows

Improving profitability on suckler farms is a challenge that has been achieved by farmers operating at high management levels, writes Kevin McGrath, CAFRE beef...

PGI application for Irish Grass Fed Beef published

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, T.D., today announced the publication of the final version of the PGI application for...

VIDEO: Commercial heifer sells for over €10,300

A Limousin-cross-Belgian Blue heifer stole the limelight at the Royal Ulster Beef & Lamb Championships, yesterday (Tuesday, November 24th) when she climbed to £9,200. Dermot...

VIDEO: €10,000 for Rathnashan Lettuce P

The renowned Rathnashan Simmental herd’s first online sale of elite females and young bulls has been branded a resounding success. A top call of €10,000...

Two-man race for ICSA president

The race to become the next national president of ICSA has begun. Two candidates are in the running following the conclusion of the formal nomination...

VIDEO: €4,800 Rockville Banada 452 sets new record

The Irish Shorthorn Society’s premier show and sale, held on Saturday, November 21st, will go down in history. Rockville Banada 452 (DRO) set a new...

Christmas demand boosts beef quotes by 5-10c/kg

Beef prices have risen 5c-10c/kg this week, driven by very tight supplies of in-spec cattle and strong UK market conditions. That is according to IFA...

Suckler farming in Ireland – Share your views

That's Farming is rolling out a new readers share their views segment. As part of this series, our readers can express their opinion on a...

VIDEO: Weanling heifer sells for €21.47/kg at Stranorlar Mart

Rising to €7,300 at the Elite Commercial Haltered Sale at Stranorlar Mart on Saturday, November 21st was a Charolais-cross weanling heifer. The 340kg entry, property...

VIDEO: €7,400 for weanling heifer at Stranorlar Mart

A top call of €7,400 was recorded at the Elite Commercial Haltered Sale at Stranorlar Mart on Saturday, November 21st. Sean Hughes, Carrickmacross, Co....
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Weather -Clouds & Showers with frost later in the week

  Monday Tonight Monday 30th will be mostly cloudy with patchy drizzle and mist, and lowest temperatures of 5 to 9 degrees in the West, Tuesday Tomorrow, Tuesday...

A Firm Trade for all classes reported at Roscommon Mart

  Good numbers were on offer again this week with a firm trade for all classes at Roscommon Mart on Friday, November 27th according to...

INHFA push Minister on Designations and CAP at Virtual AGM

President of the Irish Natural  & Hill Farmers Association (INHFA) Colm O’Donnell cautioned against the prospect of more land designations and stressed how the...

Testing silage and meal feeding cattle over winter

With the large amounts of rainfall recently, most beef farmers have housed the last of the beef cattle by now, writes James Concannon, Walsh...