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Beef
Nine key measures for beef sector to cut emissions in Food Vision report
Amy Forde
The final Food Vision beef and sheep report has been sent to the Minister for Agriculture, with farm organisations reserving their positions on the report.
23 November 2022 Markets
Beef Trends: quotes increase as supplies tighten
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory quotes for finished stock.
21 November 2022 Markets
Beef quotes bounce back up
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including Monday’s latest quotes for finished cattle.
IFA won’t sign up to Food Vision beef report
The IFA has called on Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue to “get on the pitch” and “come clean” about his plans for the beef sector.
18 November 2022 News
INHFA pulls out of Food Vision group
The hill farmer body cited serious concerns around proposals that the average slaughter age of beef cattle should be reduced to 24 months, as well as fears of a cull of beef cows.
18 November 2022 News
Suckler outfits hit £2,900 in Markethill
A special clearance sale of suckler cows in Markethill Mart saw the trade topping out at £2,900.
16 November 2022 Northern Ireland
NI round-up: BVD costs, egg shortage and record kill
Weekly round-up of news from the farming industry across Northern Ireland.
16 November 2022 Northern Ireland
Testing silage is not tick the box stuff
Adam Woods takes a look at silage quality testing and what to look out for when you get your results.
16 November 2022 Grass & feeding
€200/head beef price gap opens up
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including factory quotes for finished animals.
14 November 2022 Markets
Food Vision beef and sheep interim report is ‘waffle' - ICSA
The Food Vision beef and sheep group proposals to reduce emission will not have the backing of the ICSA unless they are accompanied by concrete financial proposals.
4 November 2022 News
Weekly podcast: suckler cull, forestry payments and ACRES
Listen in to this week’s news podcast for all the latest farming news. Hear about what you need to know in this week’s Irish Farmers Journal.
4 November 2022 News
Farmers could be paid to cull sucklers
Details on the financial impact of the proposed measures on farmers, as well as expected uptake and emissions potential, are being put together by State agencies.
2 November 2022 News