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Beef
Higher margins with less stock in 2022 – Teagasc analysis
Adam Woods
Adam Woods takes a look at some analysis by Teagasc researchers in Grange on the current economics of beef production systems.
20 April 2022 News
Ifac Irish Farm Report: cost of inputs the main challenge for 60% of farmers
An ifac survey of Irish farmers assesses the mood and issues for farmers across all sectors in their business.
1 April 2022 News
Watch: Gorey Community School crowned Certified Irish Angus competition winners
Niamh Gunn reports from the Certified Irish Angus schools competition finals in Croke Park.
€1 bn Brexit Adjustment Reserve: beef farmers need a plan
With €1 billion available for Brexit adjustment in the next two years, beef farmers urgently need to consider their future strategy writes Anne Finnegan.
30 March 2022 News
Financial package needed for beef farmers – IFA
A financial aid package is needed for beef farmers to provide certainty as they make breeding decisions which could impact beef supply for the next three years, says the IFA.
30 March 2022 News
Beef finisher scheme needed urgently - Macra
Macra has said that beef finishers need €200/head to meet demands of rising input costs.
21 March 2022 News
Farmers could be paid to cull cows
At its next meeting, the Food Vision Dairy Group is to discuss the current farmer 'retirement' scheme operating in the Glanbia catchment.
15 March 2022 News
Australia’s climate targets for farming ‘pie in the sky’ – beef exporter
Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) has set a target for Australian beef production to be carbon neutral by 2030 and already claims that sheep farming in the country is at net zero emissions.
22 February 2022 News
Marks & Spencer backtracks on meat claims
The Dealer noticed a kerfuffle over some extraordinary claims made about Meat-Free Monday.
5 January 2022 Dealer
Monument farming: just because you can’t see it, doesn’t mean it’s not there
Amy Forde speaks to the people farming and running a scheme in one of the most archaeological dense areas in Ireland.
25 December 2021 News
Organic beef: ‘I just knew there had to be another way’
Adam Woods paid a visit to Kildare organic beef farmer Ken Gill last week to chat about organic beef production and how he manages his farming system.
22 December 2021 Management
Farm census: number of farms fall and 33% of farmers over 65
The Central Statistics Office has released the preliminary results of its 2020 census of agriculture.
9 December 2021 News