Dempsey at Large: who speaks for beef?
The core reason for the huge divergence in profitability is the cost of producing the weanling.
Sucklers still have a place in NI farming
A well run suckler system is able to generate a positive margin before direct payments.
Taking the egg out of the omelette is proving difficult – if not impossible
Irish farmers may have to pay more to get into a market that would be worth less – tariffs would drive up the cost of business.
Brexit prediction is a dangerous occupation
Prediction is a dangerous occupation in this shambolic environment, but it looks, on Wednesday afternoon, as if extension is the most likely outcome.