Dairy industry cannot ignore dairy beef challenge
It is imperative for the dairy sector that an economically viable production model is developed to bring these calves through to beef.
Beef farmers need immediate support if they are to survive
There is a point at which a crisis moves beyond merely issuing statements and holding meetings to lament the problem, writes Justin McCarthy.
The right mix key to unlocking benefits of reseeding
It is encouraging to see Teagasc research continue to push the boundaries of what can be achieved. The research is pointing to tetraploid varieties having superior grazing efficiency.
Producer organisations need to be radical if they are to be relevant
We can’t keep doing the same thing year after year with suckler beef and expect a different result, writes Justin McCarthy.