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Beef
Factories try to tighten grip on trade
Adam Woods
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including factory quotes for finished cattle.
27 June 2022 Podcast
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 Pedigree
Heavy showers fail to dampen spirits at Corrandulla Show
Shanon Kinahan was at Corrandulla Show in Co Galway at the weekend and she captured some of the prizewinners on camera.
Thrive weekly roundup: grazing update and worming advice
This week's dairy beef programme roundup has a video update from the demo farm, where another dry week has seen the pressure for grass increase.
25 June 2022 Management
Five tips to reseeding grass swards
For farmers planning on reseeding grass, outlined are five tips to consider.
25 June 2022 Management
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
Quality ‘best ever seen’ at Royal Highland Show
Some 4,866 entries were confirmed for the Royal Highland Show across all sections.
24 June 2022 Pedigree
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
Limousin Society launches 50th anniversary celebrations
2022 will mark the 50th anniversary of the Irish Limousin breed with a range of celebrations scheduled for the next 12 months.
22 June 2022 Pedigree
Breeding and grassland at heart of Roscommon organic conversion
The Hurley family farm entered organic conversion in 2015 and have since reduced their suckler herd from 58 to 25 cows which are run alongside a flock of 100 ewes.