Beef and Cattle Farming News

EU deforestation regulation a ‘death knell’ for Mercosur beef - MEP
Barry Murphy
A move by the European Parliament and the European Council should put an end to any prospects of beef imports from South America, says MEP Billy Kelleher.
6 December 2022 News
EU to ban import of beef produced on deforested lands
An agreement has been reached between the European Parliament and Council on imports and deforestation.
5 December 2022 News
Watch: illegal horsemeat crackdown sees 41 arrested on the continent
Half a tonne of horsemeat "unfit for consumption" has been seized in the operation, which has been primarily concentrated in Spain.
Suckler exit scheme: what has been proposed?
Caitríona Morrissey takes a closer look at the details of the Food Vision beef and sheep report, published this week.
4 December 2022 News
Listen: Farm Tech Talk - The Livestock Show
Early December and the Food Vision report has just been published, while scheme deadlines for ACRES and organics are approaching next week.
2 December 2022 News
Weekly podcast: suckler cull, vet medicines and fodder payments
Listen in to this week’s news podcast for all the latest farming news. Hear about what you need to know in this week’s Irish Farmers Journal.
2 December 2022 News
€42m issued to 30,000 farmers under beef schemes
Farmers who participated in the BEEP-S and dairy-beef schemes will receive the payments over the coming days.
2 December 2022 News
Q&A: proposed suckler reduction scheme - what’s in it?
Caitríona Morrissey dissects the detail of the proposed voluntary extensification scheme recommended in the Food Vision beef and sheep report.
1 December 2022 News
€1.5bn hit to economy if suckler cull progressed - MII
Meat processors have warned of significant factory job losses and a farmer exit to the tune of 14,500 if proposals in the Food Vision beef and sheep group are followed through.
1 December 2022 News
Farm-level carbon emissions to be measured on new platform
Teagasc, along with the Department, ICBF and Bord Bia, has launched a new platform which will allow for whole-farm sustainability assessments and the counting of carbon emissions and removals.
1 December 2022 Climate and environment
Suckler cow cull scheme recommended
Farm organisations stand back from final Food Vision report.
30 November 2022 News
Cow kill hits 20-year high as factories scramble for cattle
Last week’s cow kill was the highest weekly throughput of cows in over 20 years, with numbers boosted by culling in an expanding dairy herd and a continued decline in the suckler herd.
30 November 2022 News