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
Nathanael McCollum speaks to Peter McCann about breeding pedigree Holsteins, showing dairy cows and improving milk prices.
By Peter McCann on 07 December 2016
The Department has reminded farmers to submit all data in relation to the Beef Data and Genomics Scheme by Wednesday 7 December.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 02 December 2016
With just under one week to go until the deadline for completing a carbon navigator under the BDGP, consultants around the country are confident that they will all be completed in time.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 24 November 2016
Fianna Fáil has again called for the payments under the Beef Data and Genomics Programme (BDGP) to be increased to €200/cow on the first 20 cows in a farmer’s herd.
By Patrick Donohoe on 18 November 2016