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Beef
Suckler exit scheme: what has been proposed?
Caitríona Morrissey
Caitríona Morrissey takes a closer look at the details of the Food Vision beef and sheep report, published this week.
2 December 2022 News
Weekly podcast: suckler cull, vet medicines and fodder payments
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.
2 December 2022 News
€42m issued to 30,000 farmers under beef schemes
Farmers who participated in the BEEP-S and dairy-beef schemes will receive the payments over the coming days.
Q&A: proposed suckler reduction scheme - what’s in it?
Caitríona Morrissey dissects the detail of the proposed voluntary extensification scheme recommended in the Food Vision beef and sheep report.
1 December 2022 News
Suckler cow cull scheme recommended
Farm organisations stand back from final Food Vision report.
30 November 2022 News
ICSA reserves its position on Food Vision beef group report
The ICSA has said it will not engage further with the group unless relevant ministers sit down to renegotiate funding.
30 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
The stage for getting into the cows
A suckler and sheep farmer says he's getting into cows by letting his land to his dairy farmer neighbours.
2 November 2022 News
Sucklers vital to rural Ireland’s ‘economic wellbeing’ - INHFA
The Irish Natura and Hill Farmers Association says there are no realistic alternatives to suckler farming in many parts of the country.
27 October 2022 News
Flying trade for Corrie's leading ladies and Jalex heifers
In-calf heifers from the Jalex Herd and Corrie's leading ladies sales were in high demand at special sales.
26 October 2022 Northern Ireland
Camera at the Mart: farmers forced to dig deep in Ennis
Farmers were forced to dig deep for weanlings and suckler stock in Ennis on Tuesday, with 952 cattle sold from a large entry of 1,012, with exporters and farmers battling it out for quality.
26 October 2022 Markets
Watch: hoping for better AI hit in autumn herd
John Egerton has put in place a number of management changes to try to avoid another high empty rate in his autumn-calving herd.
26 October 2022 Northern Ireland