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Beef
Higher margins with less stock in 2022 – Teagasc analysis
Adam Woods
Adam Woods takes a look at some analysis by Teagasc researchers in Grange on the current economics of beef production systems.
6 April 2022 News
Investigating the role of red clover on beef farms
Nicky Byrne, Peter Doyle, Paul Crosson and Michael Dineen from Teagasc, Grange and Moorepark, take a look at red clover swards and what role they can play on Irish farms.
19 January 2022 Editorial
Need for beef changes goes beyond farm gate
Dr Paul Crosson from Teagasc Grange confirms that young bull beef systems have the potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions per kg of beef carcase by up to 32% when compared to steer beef.
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
Younger slaughter age can lower GHG emissions provided diet is correct
Reducing the slaughter age of beef cattle has the potential to reduce total greenhouse gas emissions from the system, but only if it doesn’t mean higher concentrate inputs.
12 December 2021 News
New beef research appointments at Teagasc Grange
The two new research scientists will be focusing on sustainable grazing systems and driving suckler performance on farms.
9 December 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
Teagasc Grange AD plant to produce biomethane
The plant was originally designed to generate electricity but is now set to produce biomethane which will be injected into the gas grid.
3 November 2021 News
Research capacity improved but researchers the crucial link
In the third and final week of our spotlight on Teagasc, Jack Kennedy looks at the evolution of the key Teagasc research centres.
20 October 2021 News
Game on for top Teagasc research job
The post comes available following the promotion of Frank O’Mara to the director’s position replacing Gerry Boyle.
13 October 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
IFA and British ambassador meet to discuss Brexit and trade
IFA president Tim Cullinan hosted Paul Johnston, British ambassador to Ireland, on the mixed drystock farm of Ronan Delany, Dunshaughlin, Co Meath, on Tuesday 10 August.
10 August 2021 News