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The Department has confirmed that all disqualified farmers have not submitted their carbon navigators.
By William Conlon on 23 November 2017
The association has called on Environment Minister Denis Naughten to row back on plans to keep renewable electricity production from farms and homes out of a new support scheme due next year.
By Thomas Hubert on 23 November 2017
Beef editor Adam Woods has contacted the ICBF for answers about late tags.
By Adam Woods on 16 November 2017
This week, beef editor Adam Woods looks at fodder supplies an what farmers can do to stretch supplieses.
By Adam Woods on 16 November 2017
The deadlines for submission of carbon navigators for BDGP I and BDGP II applicants were 31 October and 1 November, respectively.
By Amy Forde on 02 November 2017
One day left to submit carbon navigators and commonage plans
Farmers in the BDGP and GLAS scheme have one day left to submit their carbon navigator and commonage management plans, respectively.
By Amy Forde on 30 October 2017
This week, beef editor Adam Woods takes a look at vermin control around the farmyard, BDGP and FYM deadlines and rationing silage stocks.
By Adam Woods on 26 October 2017
Any farmer that is yet to genomically test their cattle under BDGP should do so now.
By William Conlon on 26 October 2017
Standout heifers sold particularly well at the special sale of heifers eligible for the Beef Data and Genomics programme but some plainer or beefy heifers were a challenging trade.
By Darren Carty on 23 October 2017
The deadline is looming for farmers to complete key actions required for the Beef Data and Genomics Programme (BDGP).
By William Conlon on 19 October 2017
With the latest €uro-Star evaluation taking place at the end of September, we take a look at the updated €uro-Star indexes from the 27 BETTER beef farms.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 17 October 2017
New figures from the Department of Agriculture show where the 1,300 farmers who left the Beef Data and Genomics Programme (BDGP) last year were .
By Thomas Hubert on 14 October 2017
Farmers cannot be left carry the costs of a policy decision where the consequences were clearly not fully understood by the Cabinet.
By Justin McCarthy on 12 October 2017
Beef editor Adam Woods takes a look at upcoming BDGP deadlines, closing up paddocks and winter feed issues.
By Adam Woods on 12 October 2017
Teagasc appoints new cattle specialist
Vivian Silke joins Teagasc's team of beef specialists as cattle knowledge transfer specialist for the west and midlands region.
By Thomas Hubert on 09 October 2017
It is of critical importance that the Department of Agriculture delivers all payments on time, without any hold-ups.
By Contributor on 12 October 2017
Few could argue against the view that the Irish beef sector and in particular suckler farmers are most exposed to Brexit.
By Justin McCarthy on 06 October 2017
Results from the maternal herd at Teagasc's Meath research facility reveal a big difference between top and bottom cows.
By Adam Woods on 05 October 2017
Adam Woods takes a look at a few important points when looking for stock bulls for the upcoming autumn breeding season.
By Adam Woods on 06 October 2017
Ciarán Lenehan revisits the requirements for the BDGP, looking at potential penalties and how to avoid them.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 05 October 2017
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