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Beef Trends: more positivity in beef trade this week
Adam Woods
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including factory prices for finished stock.
24 July 2022 News
Food Vision beef and sheep group to discuss early finishing of cattle
IFA livestock chair Brendan Golden has said that one size won't fit all when it comes to early cattle finishing and that markets are built on a steady supply of cattle as they come fit.
15 June 2022 News
IFA seeks more CAP payments for suckler farmers
The IFA has not calculated how much a €300 payment per suckler cow would cost, in order to not limit itself, according to livestock chair Brendan Golden.
IFA writes to Minister seeking mobilisation of clawed-back BEAM funds
The IFA called on Minister McConalogue to use the €18m in clawed back BEAM funds and the crisis reserve pot to finance beef farmer payments.
29 April 2022 News
Beef Trends: Donegal first to hit €5/kg base price
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including factory quotes for finished animals.
20 April 2022 Markets
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
Prices for lighter store cattle drop due to 'inputs crisis' - IFA
IFA livestock chair Brendan Golden has said that the removal of grassland for tillage can have very serious consequences for beef and suckler farmers.
25 March 2022 News
IFA calls for ‘immediate’ direct supports for beef and sheep farmers
The IFA has warned that disruptions to the supply of finished cattle and lambs into the market may arise if farmers have to carry increased costs of production.
11 March 2022 News
Demands for BEAM clawbacks with interest charges 'inconceivable' - IFA
IFA livestock chair Brendan Golden has called on Minister McConalogue to provide farmers with extended repayment facilities, with no interest charges.
7 March 2022 News
Beef prices increase a further 5c/kg – IFA
The Irish Farmers' Association says the upward trajectory of beef prices must continue to offset the enormous cost increases that farmers are faced with this year.
21 February 2022 News
All beef price gains have been ‘eroded’ by rising input costs – IFA
The IFA has stated that high export demand is driving beef prices, but that price increases have not covered on-farm cost hikes.
17 February 2022 News