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
United Nations apologises to IFA for anti-meat tweet
The United Nations has written to the IFA after the organisation raised concerns over a greenhouse gas assertion that enraged scientists.
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Beef Prices: factories try to apply some pressure to trade
Adam Woods has the latest insights into the beef trade, including where beef quotes are at this week.
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WATCH: Farm Tech Talk - the Livestock Show
It's heading for the middle of August and it's all go for weaning sucklers, breeding sheep and baling straw, writes Jack Kennedy.
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2020 Grassland Farmer of the Year competition launched
There is €30,000 in prize funds and closing date for receipt of entry forms is 31 August 2020, writes Aidan Brennan
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Newford Farm update: unusual coccidiosis outbreak hits finishing heifers
The outbreak led to one case of mortality, while a handful more heifers required close veterinary treatment and all were treated with a coccidiostat.
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MARKETS
Beef prices: quotes steady despite negative sentiment from factories
Adam Woods has the latest information on this week’s beef trade, including Monday morning’s beef quotes.
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Casein in the Irish dairy industry
Margaret Butler, dairy ingredients manager, Bord Bia explains the importance of one of the less well known products in the dairy industry.
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.
COVID-19 is changing food choices for good
Rory McDonnell, head of strategic insight and planning at Bord Bia, examines some of the changing consumer habits as a result of COVID-19.
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.