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‘It takes nearly 3 years to get back your money from buying calves’

As part of this week’s beef segment, That’s Farming, speaks to Mervyn Williams about his venture from a 25-cow suckler herd to a 25-strong...

FG to work with farmers to ‘improve viability’ of dairy calf-to-beef systems

Fine Gael has said that it “understands” the value of the “vibrant” agri-food sector and is “committed” to supporting farmers and food businesses”.

Budget 2021: €5m dairy calf weighing scheme, BDGP and Sheep Welfare Scheme extended

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue T.D, today (Tuesday, October 13th) announced details of his department’s 2021 Budget. The 2021 estimates...

Teagasc predicts more suckler farmers will switch to finishing dairy calves

Teagasc has released its 2027 sectoral road map for beef, an estimated projection of the sector’s future. The state agency is predicting that the number...

Reducing carbon emissions in dairy beef production

ABP has released the third and final episode of its podcast series, Farm Matters. The focus is on the important topic of reducing carbon emissions...

VIDEO: Charolais-cross in-calf heifer sells for €9,000 at Elphin Mart

What is believed to be a new Irish record for a commercial in-calf heifer paid at auction was set in Elphin Mart tonight (Friday,...

Beef trade: Factory agents ‘very active’ in marts but no price rise

An update on beef prices in March 2021 The IFA has urged farmers to reject lower quoted beef prices to maximise returns. Brendan Golden, IFA national...

‘Do not sell cattle at €3.70/kg unless absolutely necessary’

ICSA beef chair, Edmund Graham, has called on farmers to hold back cattle from factories where possible. He said current prices of €3.70/kg are...

Factory agents remain active in marts for finished cattle

IFA national livestock chairman, Brendan Golden, has said attempts by factories to undermine the trade with lower beef prices are unjustified and are “meeting...
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