Suckler margin for 2018 breaks €1,100/ha in Kildalton
At the recent suckler breeding open day in Kildalton Agricultural College, visitors were given a breakdown of the suckler herd’s physical and financial performance in 2018.
Crunch week for €100m beef fund
The next few days will be crucial, after Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed called for a package of support from the European Commission for Irish beef farmers following €100m of Brexit-related losses.
Factories and farmers compete for Brexit cash
Calls for financial assistance accusations of price-fixing and attacks on dairy beef dominated an Oireachtas hearing this week.
Listen: 'factories are bleeding us dry' – frustrated farmers vent their anger
A Laois IFA meeting in Portlaoise to discuss the current income crisis on beef farms saw plenty of anger and frustration levelled at beef factories for current prices, writes Adam Woods