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Agribusiness
Changing face of Irish beef industry
Phelim O'Neill
The crowds at this week's Dairy Calf to Beef shows farmers are open minded to change, but it has to be shown to work.
10 July 2024 News
Farmer views: 'I'd like to see a future in dairy beef'
Farmers spoke about their concerns and views about a dairy calf-to-beef integration, at the Tipperary dairy calf-t- beef demonstration farm open day in Fethard.
8 July 2024 Management
What’s coming up in the dairy scene?
Aidan Brennan takes a look through some of the dairy related events coming up over the next few days and weeks.
Five tips for finishing cattle off grass
On farms with cattle that will finish off grass later this year, outlined are a few tips to keep in mind.
6 July 2024 Management
Farming for output and sustainability in Co Antrim
At a recent Pasture for Profit farm walk, Bill Harpur outlined how he is making his cattle enterprise more sustainable while maintaining output. Kieran Mailey reports.
3 July 2024 Northern Ireland
Calf prices: supply and demand sweet spot continues
Calf prices have held their own this spring, as numbers continue to dwindle.
5 June 2024 Markets
Hereford bull calves average €197/head this spring
Hereford-sired calves along with Angus and Friesians provided 85% of the calves on offer at marts throughout the country this spring. Of those, Hereford-cross bull calves had the highest price.
5 June 2024 News
Camera at the Mart: full clearance for Cahir calf sale
There was a 100% clearance rate, with exporters really active for calves at Cahir Mart for its calf sale on Friday evening last.
29 May 2024 Markets
Calf prices: Angus and Hereford retain firm grip on calf numbers
Prices for calves are holding firm, as traditional breeds continue to dominate the calf market.
29 May 2024 Markets
Busy Fendt 516 answers all the needs of Longford calf-to-beef farmer
Having considered owning a Fendt for some time, Co Longford calf to beef farmer, Des Beirne upgraded to a full spec Fendt 516 Vario in 2022, 2,500 hours on Gary Abbott finds out how it has performed.
29 May 2024 Farm machinery
Camera at the Mart: full clearance for Cahir calf sale
There was a 100% clearance rate, with exporters really active for calves at Cahir Mart for its calf sale on Friday evening last.
27 May 2024 Markets
Calf prices: marginal lift in prices across breeds as supply eases
Demand from EU buyers and reduced supply has resulted in marginal increases in calf prices over the last week, reports Tommy Moyles.
22 May 2024 Markets