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Beef
Avoiding BEEP penalties this autumn
Adam Woods
Adam Woods takes a look at what farmers need to do to guarantee this year’s BEEP payment.
28 September 2022 Northern Ireland
Weanling heifers hit £9,000 at Ballymena
The first autumn sale of suckler bred weanlings in Ballymena Mart saw a Limousin heifer make £9,000.
28 September 2022 Management
Grass+ Beef: farm covers peak as growth set to decline
The average farm cover is set to peak this week, with cooler temperatures and shortening daylight hours set to affect grass growth.
MartBids Database: trade steady with weanlings improving
Adam Woods takes a look at this week’s mart trade by delving into the detail of the Irish Farmers Journal MartBids database.
28 September 2022 Markets
Beef Management: BDGP heifer sales, weaning and grass supplies
This week's Beef Management takes a look at getting weaning right, managing grass supplies and profiles some upcoming BDGP sales.
21 September 2022 Management
Camera at the Mart: quality continues to sell in Castlerea
Weanling bulls dominated Thursday’s general cattle sale in Castlerea, where prices peaked at €3.97/kg.
21 September 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: super weanling season in Kilfenora
There was a super display of heifers at Kilfenora Mart for its weanling heifer show and sale recently.
21 September 2022 Markets
MartBids Database: weanling numbers ramp up
As weanling sales increase across the country, trade for good-quality stock is strong, running €50/head to €65/head above 2021 levels for bulls.
21 September 2022 Markets
Beef and sheep farmers can’t ‘carry the load’ on climate action – ICSA
The ICSA has outlined a series of demands for beef farmers when it comes to proposals on how they might support emissions reduction measures.
16 September 2022 News
Camera at the Mart: weanling bulls reach €3.75/kg in Gort
Thursday evening's general cattle sale in Gort saw a good deal of lighter weanlings on show, although prices held firm.
14 September 2022 Markets
Grass+ Beef: making the most of remaining grass supply
At this stage beef farms are looking at making the most of the grass that is on farm with the closing date for spreading fertiliser now past.
14 September 2022 Grass & feeding
Fat covers, housing repairs and pregnant weanlings
The latest tips and advice for drystock farms in this week's Beef Management
14 September 2022 Management