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Beef and cattle news from the Irish Farmers Journal

All the latest beef and cattle farming news from the Irish Farmers Journal. Keep up to date with all farming and production news developments in the beef and cattle farming sector.
Irish farmers are in the driving seat with beef prices continuing to climb with global markets buoyant.
By Phelim O'Neill on 18 May 2017
Bord Bia has discussed the contents of the protocol to frame beef and lamb quality assurance audits with the IFA and is due to meet the ICMSA shortly before the document enters into force.
By Thomas Hubert on 18 May 2017
The BETTER farm phase 2 group recorded a gross margin of €950/ha in 2016 – a year where beef price was consistently back around 20c/kg on average, relative to 2015.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 18 May 2017
Ciarán Lenehan recently spent time in Alberta, the beef heartland of Canada and paid a visit to large-scale cattle feeding operation.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 18 May 2017
By joining forces, four French farmers have built a €400,000 state-of-the-art shed for their suckler herd.
By Thomas Hubert on 02 February 2017
Irish Farmers Journal breakfast bulletin: sunny spells and Brazilian meat probes
In the news today, 17 May: A bright, fresh day forecast, further police probes into Brazil's meat industry and the 2017 Irish Farmers Journal/KPMG Agribusiness Report.
By Amy Forde on 16 May 2017
China to import US beef within two months
China and the US have pledged to accelerate beef and chicken trade following a meeting between presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping last month.
By Thomas Hubert on 12 May 2017
Andy Schuepbach is a seedstock rancher, the North American term for a pedigree breeder, near Claresholm in Alberta, Canada. A native of Switzerland, he owns and runs the Lilybrook Hereford ranch.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 09 May 2017
Irish beef seen as the same as British in the UK
UK consumers care more about price and quality than whether beef is British or Irish, a UK retail commentator has said.
By Peter McCann on 06 May 2017
Phelim O’Neill takes a closer look at the buying habits of the UK’s supermarkets and finds that only three of top 10 supermarkets take Irish beef.
By Phelim O'Neill on 05 May 2017
'Buy British' trend a challenge – meat factories
Although the UK retailer The Co-op did not import Irish beef, its decision to source only British meat illustrates a challenging trend in the context of Brexit, Meat Industry Ireland (MII) has said.
By Thomas Hubert on 04 May 2017
Dairy beef systems are an effective way of boosting output on suckler farms at their cow limit.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 18 May 2017
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