Farm Programmes
Newford Farm: 10 week breeding season draws to a close
Darren Carty
From the 82 cows put forward for breeding 61 cows were inseminated once, 19 cows received one repeat insemination and three cows were inseminated on three occasions.
23 June 2022 News
DairyBeef500 to target net margin of €500/ha
DairyBeef500 is led by Teagasc and will promote the adoption of best practice at farm level to increase the future viability and sustainability of the beef sector.
21 May 2022 Opinion
Opinion: Fine Gael fighting for the farming vote
The battle for the rural and farming vote is likely to heat up this summer, as an election became much more likely this week.
Politics at play at Fine Gael farming gig
The new agriculture forum's elected chair Eddie Downey was backed by Helen McEntee, while Pat Deering received support from McEntee's erstwhile Meath east running mate, Regina Doherty.
11 May 2022 Dealer
Greater management of dairy herd needed, says Dawn Meats executive
Too many calves not suitable for beef, says Dawn Meats executive at Fine Gael conference.
7 May 2022 News
Dawn Meats ordered to pay farmer ex-worker over €12,550
The Workplace Relations Commission found that the former worker was unfairly dismissed from his role.
4 May 2022 News
Newford Farm update: TB remains a niggling issue
There were two homebred heifers identified as TB reactors in the latest test carried out a fortnight ago.
1 May 2022 Newford Farm
Dawn Meats permitted to discharge abattoir wastewater into River Boyne
Dawn Meats has secured permission from Meath County Council to construct a treated wastewater pipeline to the River Boyne.
30 April 2022 News
Newford update: sires selected for 2022 breeding season
There are two new additions with a Charolais and Limousin sire replacing two bulls of the same breed, with the remaining bulls for use in 2022 also used in recent years.
13 April 2022 Beef breeding
Newford Farm update: sires selected for 2022 breeding season
There are two new additions, with Charolais and Limousin sires replacing two bulls of the same breeds, while the two Belgian Blue sires have been dropped for the 2022 breeding season.
10 April 2022 Newford Farm
Newford Farm update: attention turning to breeding with 99% of cows calved
The breeding season will start on 18 April and preparations have started, including recording heats, administering vaccines and selecting sires for use in 2022.
3 April 2022 Newford Farm
Princess Anne opens new Dawn Meats Scottish plant
Dawn Meats says the £12m investment was supported by Scottish Enterprise and the Scottish government.
1 April 2022 News