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Beef
Attempts to undermine suckler sector ‘economic treason’ – Cullinan
Amy Forde
“What’s on show today is testament to the passion, commitment and investment of farmers who take great pride in what they produce,” IFA president Tim Cullinan said.
10 August 2022 Northern Ireland
Henderson wins Fermanagh Show suckler competition
A new competition organised as part of the Fermanagh Show saw entries from some of the country's top suckler herds.
5 August 2022 News
Improving beef farm sustainability
Teagasc has released a checklist and guide to help to improve sustainability on beef farms, which can help the environment and farm profit.
Tullamore Farm open day: what had farmers to say?
Farmers attending the Tullamore Fram open day shared their thoughts on the beef sector. Noel Bardon and Barry Murphy report.
27 July 2022 News
Jalex in-calf heifers sell to £8,100
A timed auction of in-calf heifers from the Jalex herd saw animals peaking at £8,100.
27 July 2022 Northern Ireland
Tullamore Farm open day countdown begins
Adam Woods takes a look at the Irish Farmers Journal Tullamore Farm beef and sheep open day and what farmers can expect to see on the day
20 July 2022 Tullamore Farm
Beef, dairy and sheep okay for fodder, pig and poultry continue to lose money
Here's an update from the latest meeting of the National Fodder and Food Security Committee which was held on Wednesday, 13 July.
13 July 2022 News
Proposals to ‘sacrifice’ sucklers for climate ‘disturbing’ - INHFA
The Irish Natura and Hill Farmers Association (INHFA) has warned that suckler farming’s sustainability credentials must be acknowledged as agriculture moves to reduce emissions.
13 July 2022 News
Quality over quantity for Cloonglasna
Producing high quality weanlings and champion bulls is the aim for the Egans, and they appear to be doing this consistently.
Watch: should I switch to milking cows?
With three sons keen to farm, John Egerton has questioned whether he should swap sucklers for dairy cows.
29 June 2022 Farmer Writes
Food Vision beef and sheep group established
Thia Hennessy, professor of agri-food economics at Cork University business school, will chair the group.
16 June 2022 News
National farm survey: how each sector performed
There is positive news for farmers from Teagasc's national farm survey, but the hike in input costs remains a worry.
15 June 2022 News