Northern Ireland - Letter to the Editor
A win-win beef grading system John Dobson, Waringstown, Co Armagh
6 September 2017 News
Don’t drop EUROP grading just yet
EUROP grading isn't perfect but it facilitates transparency on beef pricing.
23 August 2017 News
Factory grading machines need upgrade
ICOMST Congress hears of options on carcase grading and potential for meat quality-based payment systems across the world.
AHDB seeks views on EUROP grading
Should the EUROP grading system be replaced by new measures that reflect eating quality or yield from the carcase?
2 August 2017 News
Mechanical beef grading: five years on
With VIA grading well established, classifying beef cattle in NI is now probably less controversial than ever, reports David Wright.
6 January 2016 News
Unions push for tighter controls on lamb pricing
Farming unions from across the UK have called for a taskforce to be set up to address lamb pricing
16 September 2015 News
Industry can decide to change payment system
There is no legal obligation on meat plants to pay producers on the basis of the EUROP grading system, so the industry can change the system if they so wish.
26 November 2014 News
PotatoEurope event returns to Germany
PotatoEurope is a major showcase for all aspects of the potato industry, from varieties through to processing and everything in between.
25 June 2014 News
Video: Profit from production - buying and selling
Justin McCarthy discusses how selecting the right animal and feeding it for profit.
30 November -0001 Management
NI steer kill achieved improved grades at younger ages
In the third quarter of 2015, the NI steer kill achieved improved grades at younger ages and heavier weights, according to data released today by the Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC).
30 November -0001 News
'Current carcase classification system needs an upgrade'
The final session of the International Congress of Meat Science and Technology hears that existing system of cattle grading needs an upgrade with higher resolution digital cameras and LED lights.
30 November -0001 News