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Farmers can now change genomic tag supplier under the BDGP scheme, however there is confusion as two different letters appear to have been issued to farmers.
By Amy Forde on 21 February 2018
The Irish Farmers Journal in association with the IFA held the first in a series of nine mart demonstrations around the country in Inishowen Co-Op mart on Tuesday night.
By Adam Woods on 22 February 2018
Farmer views from the first Save Our Sucklers mart evening, held in Carndonagh Mart, Co Donegal.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 22 February 2018
The ICBF has clarified some confusion generated by recently published eligibility reports as part of the BDGP scheme.
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 19 February 2018
Irish Farmers Journal breakfast bulletin: Coillte, ANC and tractor driving
In the news today, 19 February 2018; what does a farmer make from a Coillte partnership, how much is the ANC worth in your county and learner tractor drivers.
By Amy Forde on 19 February 2018
The Beef Data and Genomics Programme (BDGP) was worth €37m to 21,000 farmers in 2017 – which county benefited most from the scheme payments?
By Amy Forde on 16 February 2018
BDGP eligibility reports begin to arrive on farms
Herd owners participating in the Beef Data and Genomics Programme (BDGP) will be receiving eligibility reports for the first time over the coming two weeks.
By on 15 February 2018
Beef Editor Adam Woods this week takes a look at buying calves, how to avoid calves ingesting faecal material and SOS events around the country next week.
By Adam Woods on 15 February 2018
Just outside Elphin, Co Roscommon, Anthony Dockery started the Rockville pedigree Shorthorn and Angus herd.
By Shane Murphy on 15 February 2018
Weekend weather: wintry showers and low temperatures
Met Éireann is forecasting cold, frosty, unsettled weather for the coming days.
By Michael Keaveny on 09 February 2018
Department urges farmers to submit BDGP samples
The Department is urging farmers with outstanding samples to submit them as soon possible to avoid penalties.
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 08 February 2018
The Dealer is concerned that the land around ICBF must be very wet, if it reckons cattle will still be in the shed by the end of March.
By The Dealer on 08 February 2018
Beef editor Adam Woods takes a look at shed space, calf scour and selecting animals for genotyping in the BDGP programme.
By Adam Woods on 08 February 2018
Participants in the BDGP schemes are urged to return genomic samples in order to receive their annual payments.
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 04 February 2018
Ciarán Lenehan outlines the process for BDGP genotyping self-selection.
By Ciarán Lenehan on 02 February 2018
Shane Murphy spoke with Gary McKiernan about the Corlismore Hereford herd.
By Shane Murphy on 01 February 2018
Number of agricultural appeals for BDGP up over 100%
The Agricultural Appeals Office received a 7% increase in the number of appeals in 2017 on the year previous, with BDGP, GLAS and National Reserve appeals driving the increase.
By Amy Forde on 25 January 2018
Shane Murphy looks at how AI bulls fared in the latest run of genetic evaluations.
By Shane Murphy on 18 January 2018
Irish Farmers Journal nightly news: Creed on suckler payments and Storm Fionn
Have you missed out on any of the top stories today? Catch up with the top five stories from today, Tuesday 16 January.
By Michael Keaveny on 16 January 2018
Our beef specialist Adam Woods takes a look at the next ICBF genetic evaluation run.
By Adam Woods on 10 January 2018
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