Beef and Cattle Farming News

Grain prices see €60/t drop in recent weeks
Andy Doyle
A range of factors have combined to force a significant reduction in grain futures prices in recent weeks.
29 June 2022 News
Teagasc Grange open day: welcome to BEEF 2022
A welcome message from Professor Frank O’Mara as he outlines the key objectives of BEEF 2022 supporting sustainable beef farming.
29 June 2022 News
BEEF 2022: the main stands previewed
Selecting the right system for your farm, setting and hitting performance targets and dealing with increased costs in 2022 are all included in the main stands in Grange this year.
BEEF 2022 – Supporting Sustainable Beef Farming
The focus of BEEF 2022 will be on the application of technologies that will help beef farmers increase the profitability and environmental sustainability of their family farm businesses.
29 June 2022 News
Teagasc BEEF 2022: a forum to discuss key challenges facing the beef sector
BEEF 2022 will finish with a forum where a panel of leading experts will address the key challenges facing beef farmers and the industry and how these can be addressed.
29 June 2022 News
Teagasc BEEF 2022: What's on in the BEEF 2022 villages
The villages at BEEF 2022 allow farmers to speak one-to-one with Teagasc specialists on the issues that mean the most to them.
29 June 2022 News
An Taisce challenges nitrates derogation
An Taisce is seeking to quash Ireland's Nitrates Action Programme and the nitrates derogation.
29 June 2022 News
Young Stock Podcast: Down farmer heading for NZ
This is the very first episode of the Young Stock Podcast, a podcast brought to you by the Irish Farmers Journal and supported by Macra.
27 June 2022 Podcast
Green MEPs pushing for Mercosur deal changes to benefit farmers
Ireland’s two Green Party MEPs have cited environmental concerns relating to beef imported from less environmentally friendly countries as a reason to change the terms of Mercosur.
24 June 2022 News
DairyBeef500 to target net margin of €500/ha
DairyBeef500 is led by Teagasc and will promote the adoption of best practice at farm level to increase the future viability and sustainability of the beef sector.
23 June 2022 News
Farmers with category one ANC land can now apply for silage scheme
The payment rate under the scheme is €100/ha, with eligible farmers able to receive a maximum payment of up to €1,000.
23 June 2022 Schemes
Department U-turn on ANC land in silage scheme
IFA president Tim Cullinan described the move as a “spectacular own goal” by the Minister for Agriculture.
22 June 2022 News