Buyers of Irish beef still looking for steers over young bulls
Noel Bardon
Importers of Irish beef on the continent are seeking steer and heifer beef to fill premium shelf space while overlooking bull beef product.
7 September 2022 Viewpoints
Editorial: Government’s vision for anaerobic digestion lacks credibility
This pace of development would require a level of buy-in from farmers, industry and the community not seen since the development of the co-operative movement in the early 1900s.
31 August 2022 Buildings
Will rubber mats pay for themselves?
With the high price of building materials at the moment, inputs in to buildings are being carefully scrutinised. Martin Merrick analyses if rubber mats are a worthwhile investment.
Time to house autumn-born bulls for finishing
Farmers operating a bull beef system with autumn-born cattle should be housing animals for intensive finishing now.
30 August 2022 Management
Heavy cattle up by €200/head on 2021 prices
Adam Woods takes a look at the Irish Farmers Journal MartBids database to see how 2022 cattle prices compare to 2021 prices across a number of different cattle categories.
17 August 2022 Markets
Tullamore Farm bull beef results
Adam Woods takes a look at the bull beef system on Tullamore Farm and how it has performed over the last few years.
20 July 2022 Grass & feeding
Importance of support payments highlighted
Adam Woods takes a look at the 2021 finances of Tullamore Farm, including a look at what things are looking like for 2022.
20 July 2022 Tullamore Farm
Tullamore Farm: the story so far
Adam Woods takes a look at what the Tullamore Farm project is all about and what visitors can expect to see on the day.
20 July 2022 Breeding & health
Organic option being considered for Tullamore Farm
The topic of whether organic farming could be an option on the 200 acre Irish Farmers Journal demonstration farm will be discussed at the national open day next week.
20 July 2022 News
BEEF 2022: high stocking rate still key to profit
Adam Woods takes a look at some of the key messages from the main stands and asks some questions around the themes on the day.
6 July 2022 Management