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€37m in payments to issue to suckler farmers under BDGP

Payments under the 2020 Beef Data and Genomics Programme have commenced. The announcement was made by Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue,...

BDGP requirements in 2021- what suckler farmers need to know

The Department of Agriculture, Food, and the Marine, has released a list of requirements for farmers who wish to extend their participation in the...

How farmers can extend their GLAS, OFS and BDGP contracts

There has been a strong response rate by farmers who are being offered an extension in their contracts under the Green Low Carbon Agri-environmental...

‘We need to improve export markets for weanlings and not rely as much on Irish beef factories’

Alan Feeney farms six pedigree Belgian Blues, four pedigree Charolais under the Blackfield prefix, along with fifteen commercial breeding females, mainly Parthenaise-cross-Belgian Blues, in partnership with his father, Pat.

BDGP-eligible heifers sell from €700 to €1,480 at Ennis

Ennis Mart held a sale of heifers, cull cows and stockbulls on Thursday, September 17th - Read a report with sample prices here.

BEEP-S: 10 of your questions answered

BEEP-S - Frequently Asked Question - Payment - Twins - weighing scales

50-cow suckler herd soaring to success

Having efficient cows, getting the most value from a grass-based system and using the best genetics available are crucial to running a successful suckler...

‘Charolais cattle are leaders in mart rings’

Cathal Gormely's grandfather began breeding Charolais cattle in 1985. The UCD agricultural science student, who is a member of Elphin Mart, runs the Carrowkeel herd with his father, Thomas.

Suckler farming: 100% AI and 39-month-old calving system

Noel O’Neill began farming a sheep and suckler enterprise in his own right in 2003. The Tinahely, Co. Wicklow native is an electrician by trade...

Cowen provides update on €50m fund for finishers

Cowen provides update on €50m fund for finishers
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