Beef farming

All the latest beef and cattle farming news from The Irish Farmers Journal. Keep up to date with all farming and production news developments in the beef and cattle farming sector.

NEWS
Farms and cattle to be graded for TB
Farmers are to receive the letters this month from the Department of Agriculture setting out how at risk their herd is of contracting TB.
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Watch: what’s coming up today on the Teagasc Virtual Beef Week show
Adam Woods previews what’s coming up on today’s episode on farmersjournal.ie.
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In pictures: tables turn on Tullamore Farm
With rain coming and grass growth rocketing, Adam Woods has the latest management update from Tullamore farm.
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Watch: Beef farms aren’t hitting target weights – Teagasc
Adam Woods discusses grassland management and nutrition on today's Teagasc virtual beef show.
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Department extends BDGP tagging deadline
The Department of Agriculture has granted some leeway to farmers in the BDGP scheme.
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MARKETS
WATCH: Farm Tech Talk – heat on mart trade
With grass back growing, we discuss what to do now and where the money is. Jack Kennedy reports
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Irish Shows Association Virtual Show 2020 - the show must go on(line)!
2020 is a very different year for our showing community and the Irish Shows Association has been inspired to adapt to the new normal and look to technology to keep the show on the road.
Silostop - who we are & what we do
Silostop is the leading manufacturer of oxygen barrier (OB) silage films, providing a complete silage protection system made up of OB films, protective nettings and covers, as well as gravel bags.
Grass-fed standard for beef could be approved in coming weeks
Mark Zieg, beef sector manager with Bord Bia, outlines the details of what will form the 'grass-fed' standard for Irish meat and what benefits it could bring for prices.
Bonanza Calf Nutrition key points to be aware of preparing for calves at grass
We are improving our calf management year-on-year; refining it, focusing on new aspects, raising the target bar.