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Input cost challenge central to Teagasc beef open day
Noel Bardon
The Teagasc Beef 2022 Open Day in Grange will allow farmers to discuss their concerns around fodder availability into the winter with advisory staff.
13 May 2022 Management
Seven-day timeline to submit BEEP-S weights
From 1 May 2022, weight records must be submitted under the programme within seven days of weighing.
20 April 2022 Dealer
Meeting before the Food Vision meeting
The meeting before the meeting is always the most important one.
Forage budget package needed for drystock farmers - INHFA
The hill group has said that urgent measures are needed to protect the cattle and sheep trade.
14 April 2022 News
Stricter schemes needed under new CAP
Many farm schemes included in the proposed 2023-2027 CAP strategic plan could see farmer requirements tightened.
13 April 2022 News
Farmer Writes: calving big calves and mindful manure management
Karen McCabe talks about keeping calving records and the importance of reading them before calving starts.
4 April 2022 Farmer Writes
Five tips for dehorning calves
When dehorning spring-born calves, outlined are five tips to simplifying the task.
26 March 2022 Management
Managing cows and calves at turn-out
Weather conditions have improved and suckler farmers will look to slip spring-calving cows out to grass, easing the pressure on sheds.
22 March 2022 Management
€45m BEEP scheme now open for 2022 applications
Farmers can draw down some €45m in funds between the suckler and dairy-beef calf schemes.
16 March 2022 News
Poots to decide on future agricultural policy
DAERA officials are currently preparing recommendations to go to Minister Poots.
15 March 2022 News
Can sucklers shine in 2022?
Adam Woods looks at what’s in this week’s suckler focus.
9 March 2022 Breeding & health
How to mitigate increased input prices on suckler farms
Increased input costs are going to eat into profit margins this year. Declan Marren looks at some ways to minimise their negative effect.
9 March 2022 Management