Editorial: time to get farmers more focused on grass
With greater flexibility promised as part of CAP 2020, we should look at how we can use funds to finally unlock the potential of our grazing system.
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.