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Beef
New suckler scheme to open in March
Amy Forde
In terms of reference years, farmers will be able to choose their cow numbers in the scheme depending on stock numbers on their farm between 2016 and 2021.
19 October 2022 Management
Beef Management : vermin control, housing and scheme deadlines this week
A look at housing animals, BDGP and BEEP deadlines and vermin control around yards.
19 October 2022 Breeding & health
Tullamore Farm heifer sale preview
All roads lead to Roscrea on Wednesday 26 October for the fifth annual draft sale of heifers from Tullamore Farm. Adam Woods reports.
Banking your 2022 BDGP payment
Adam Woods discusses meeting the requirements of the 2022 BDGP scheme to guarantee payment this year.
28 September 2022 Breeding & health
New beef scheme to pay €90/cow
Amy Forde and Adam Woods report on the new €28m beef scheme announced in Budget 2023.
28 September 2022 News
Devil in the detail as autumn breeding starts
Adam Woods previews this week’s special autumn breeding focus.
28 September 2022 Winter AI
Weekend weather: sunny spells and scattered showers
Sunday is forecast to be a cloudier day, with scattered showers and highest temperatures of 14°C to 17°C.
23 September 2022 News
Beef Management: BDGP heifer sales, weaning and grass supplies
This week's Beef Management takes a look at getting weaning right, managing grass supplies and profiles some upcoming BDGP sales.
21 September 2022 Management
Listen to Farm Tech Talk - The Livestock Show
With rain promised this weekend, the livestock specialists talk what's going wrong on farm and what needs to happen to fix it on sheep, cattle and dairy farms.
2 September 2022 News
Beef Management: dry weather, weaning and BDGP targets
The latest tips and advice for drystock farms in this week's Beef Management.
31 August 2022 Management
Spike in number of 2021 BDGP and BPS appeals
There has been a significant rise in the number of farmers appealing decisions made by the Department of Agriculture concerning their payments and schemes.
15 August 2022 News
Farmers waiting four years for independent review panel for appeals
Under the law, farmers may appeal the decision of their case to the High Court but they are still waiting for an independent review panel to be set up for appeals decisions.
20 July 2022 News