Teagasc has launched a new fortnightly podcast entitled The Beef Edge. Presented by Catherine Egan, the podcasts will cover the latest news, information and advice to improve beef farm performance.
On the latest episode, Derrypatrick herd manager, Michael McManus, joins Catherine Egan to give an update on the performance of the Teagasc research farm.
The research demonstration farm was established to explore new ideas and research different system comparisons using a herd of 105 suckler cows in a finishing system on 65 ha at Teagasc, Grange.
It is a spring-calving, suckler calf-to-beef system with a rotational paddock grazing system is in operation on the farm. Michael highlights the benefits of grass in the system and management of stock over the winter period. He also outlines the preparation being done in advance of the calving season.
Tune in to hear Alan Dillon, Beef Specialist, give his top tips on winter weanling management and Joe Burke, Bord Bia Meat and Livestock Senior Manager, discuss new markets for Irish beef.
Latest research and advice
Speaking at the Teagasc Beef Conference in Mayo, Catherine Egan stated, “I’m looking forward to hosting the Teagasc Beef Edge Podcast, released every fortnight.”
“The podcast will cover timely, technical information and bring you the latest research and advice from Teagasc and industry stakeholders.”
“Don’t forget to rate, review and subscribe to the podcast, so you never miss a show,” Egan concluded.
You can catch up on all the shows and interviews from The Beef Edge podcast here, or you can listen on Apple and Google Podcasts, as well as Spotify.