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Letter re: Food Vision beef group
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"I see more negativity with the highest cull cow numbers in the last 20 years for dairy and beef cows." - Michael Molloy, Co Kildare.
7 December 2022 News
Lack of economic impact assessment is reckless and irresponsible
Adam Woods takes a look at last week’s Food Vision Beef and Sheep report and what it means for suckler farmers.
30 November 2022 News
ICSA reserves its position on Food Vision beef group report
The ICSA has said it will not engage further with the group unless relevant ministers sit down to renegotiate funding.
FBD Young Farmer of the Year finalists announced
The FBD Young Farmer of the Year will be announced on Tuesday evening.
29 November 2022 News
Beef farmer views: ‘we’re a dying breed’
Farmers at the IFA’s beef meeting this week shared their views on the prices they are receiving and the impact it’s having on their margins.
26 November 2022 News
Farm organisations rail against Food Vision beef report
The INHFA has walked away from the Food Vision Beef and Sheep Group, while other farm organisations have expressed serious misgivings.
23 November 2022 News
Dairy calf-to-beef targets, suckler cow minerals and Tullamore farm open day
Adam Woods takes a look at dairy calf to beef targets, suckler cow mineral supplementation and an upcoming Tullamore Farm open day in this week's beef management notes
16 November 2022 Management
Farmers could be paid to cull sucklers
Details on the financial impact of the proposed measures on farmers, as well as expected uptake and emissions potential, are being put together by State agencies.
2 November 2022 News
Funding needed before emissions plan can be agreed - ICSA
The ICSA will not accept the scapegoating of the suckler sector in the climate debate, the group’s beef chair Edmund Graham said.
25 October 2022 News
Irish Angus Schools Competition finalists receive calves at Ploughing
The students will take home the Irish Angus-cross calves and rear them for 18 months as part of the competition.
21 September 2022 News
Factory attempts to reduce beef prices ‘unacceptable’ – IFA
The IFA has called on Minister McConalogue to support the beef and suckler sectors in next week’s budget.
19 September 2022 News
What’s the future of dairy beef?
Aidan Brennan takes a look at some of the lessons learned so far from the Thrive dairy calf to beef programme.
17 August 2022 Breeding & health