Farmers should demand that pedigree breeders move with the times, writes John Egerton.
By Contributor on 10 August 2017
Ultimately the future for the Charolais breed is to play to its strengths and double down on its position as the sire of choice for commercial suckler farmers looking to drive output.
By Justin McCarthy on 03 August 2017
Over 80% of the dairy inseminations during the month of April were to young Genomically Selected (GS) bulls.
Macra na Feirme has welcomed the reopening of the Beef Data and Genomics Programme.
By Contributor on 27 April 2017
The ICBF seems to have been hit by the perfect storm, but it's important to remember why it was set up in the first place, writes Trevor Boland.
By Trevor Boland on 24 April 2017
Farming organisations have been reacting to the news that the BDGP scheme is reopening next week.
By Amy McShane on 14 April 2017
ICBF chair Michael Doran discusses a cow index, genomic evaluations for crossbred cows and the LIC contracts debate.
By Jack Kennedy on 02 March 2017
IFA president Joe Healy has said the IFA is very strong in its view that vulnerable low-income sectors such as suckler farming must be strongly supported.
By Contributor on 23 February 2017