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Teagasc set for U-turn on suckler advice
Adam Woods
Adam Woods takes a look at some recent Teagasc analysis on beef enterprise margins.
4 May 2022 Management
Higher margins with less stock in 2022 – Teagasc analysis
Adam Woods takes a look at some analysis by Teagasc researchers in Grange on the current economics of beef production systems.
19 January 2022 Management
Bull beef: an opportunity to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from beef
Paul Crosson and Pearse Kelly from Teagasc take a look at bull beef production and what it could do for green house gas emissions from the beef sector.
Younger slaughter age can lower GHG emissions provided diet is correct
Session two of the Teagasc beef conference discussed the obstacles and opportunities of reducing slaughter age to decrease beef system emissions. Declan Marren reports.
15 December 2021 Grass & feeding
Teagasc examines role of reducing slaughter age to tackle beef emissions
Reducing the age at slaughter of beef cattle can potentially cut emissions by 250kgCO2e/head from the average prime animal slaughtered in Ireland, according to Teagasc.
15 December 2021 News
High drop out rate among dairy-beef producers
Just 39% of farmers that were involved in dairy beef production five years ago are still rearing dairy calves, writes Aidan Brennan.
23 November 2021 News
Is feeding oats instead of barley an option in finishing diets?
Recent trial work at Teagasc Grange compared feeding rolled barley with rolled oats to finishing bullocks.
21 November 2021 Grass & feeding
Dairy beef v suckler beef: what the Teagasc research says
Adam Woods takes a look at some of the research Teagasc director Prof Gerry Boyle was referring to last week.
29 September 2021 News
Teagasc to examine role of multi-species swards for suckler-beef systems
A new research project is being established in Teagasc Grange to look at the potential role of multi-species swards in a beef enterprise.
5 September 2021 News
Teagasc seeking farm managers
The Dealer spotted that Teagasc is looking to hire two farm managers, one for Grange and one for Oak Park.
17 March 2021 Dealer
Grass+ Beef: last week’s heavy rain delaying cattle returning to grass
Ground conditions are improving this week after last week's heavy rain saw a lot of stock rehoused.
17 March 2021 Grass & feeding
Teagasc appoints new head of animal and bioscience research
Teagasc has appointed a new head of its animal and bioscience research department to take over from Michael Diskin who retired last year.
8 March 2021 News