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New beef forum needed immediately – IBLA
Barry Murphy
The Irish Beef and Lamb Association said it recognises the frustration and despair of farmers protesting at the Musgraves distribution centre on Monday.
30 November 2021 News
New beef forum must have 'power' to impact farm incomes – IFA
The IFA says it looks forward to engaging in the new beef forum, but will be doing so on the basis that the group will be in a position to make a difference for suckler and beef farmers’ incomes.
7 July 2021 Dealer
End of the road for beef taskforce?
The days left in the Beef Market Taskforce are numbered, The Dealer reckons.
Is the Beef Market Taskforce delivering for beef farmers?
While the setting up of the beef taskforce was heralded as an important step in the long-term planning for the Irish beef industry, progress has been slow and little light has been shed on items
13 January 2021 Markets
Beef transparency report reveals little
Grant Thornton is due to publish three separate reports centred on transparency in the beef sector starting with a review of competition law.
6 January 2021 News
Comment: the Beef Market Taskforce, another damp squib
Adam Woods gives his opinions on the latest Beef Market Taskforce meeting.
26 June 2020 Markets
‘No simplistic answer’ to immediate beef price increase
An Tánaiste Simon Coveney was speaking at the Irish Guild of Agricultural Journalists Michael Dillon lecture on Friday night.
23 February 2020 News
Beef Plan protests – did they succeed?
Beef editor Adam Woods looks at the recent Beef Plan protests and asks whether they have been a success or not.
14 August 2019 Markets
Beef Plan has stamina but it needs a strategy
Farmers have zero transparency into the profits being made by the processors that, due to curbs on live exports to the UK, are the only realistic outlet for farmers selling stock.
7 August 2019 Editorial
ICSA calls for Beef Forum to meet as matter of urgency
The Beef Forum must reconvene and it must work better, the president of the Irish Cattle and Sheep Association (ICSA) has said
22 July 2019 News
Live exports on agenda as Creed meets Beef Plan Movement
The four-movement rule, feedlots and live exports were on the agenda of the first meeting between the Beef Plan Movement and Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed, reports Adam Woods and Odile Evans.
6 March 2019 News
Check factory grading machines every day – Naughten
Beef factories have come under scrutiny in the Dáil as TDs raised grading and pricing issues.
6 March 2019 News