Beef farmer views: ‘we’re a dying breed’
Barry Murphy
Farmers at the IFA’s beef meeting this week shared their views on the prices they are receiving and the impact it’s having on their margins.
23 November 2022 News
Farm organisations rail against Food Vision beef report
The INHFA has walked away from the Food Vision Beef and Sheep Group, while other farm organisations have expressed serious misgivings.
16 November 2022 Management
Dairy calf-to-beef targets, suckler cow minerals and Tullamore farm open day
Adam Woods takes a look at dairy calf to beef targets, suckler cow mineral supplementation and an upcoming Tullamore Farm open day in this week's beef management notes
Farmers could be paid to cull sucklers
Details on the financial impact of the proposed measures on farmers, as well as expected uptake and emissions potential, are being put together by State agencies.
2 November 2022 News
Funding needed before emissions plan can be agreed - ICSA
The ICSA will not accept the scapegoating of the suckler sector in the climate debate, the group’s beef chair Edmund Graham said.
25 October 2022 News
Irish Angus Schools Competition finalists receive calves at Ploughing
The students will take home the Irish Angus-cross calves and rear them for 18 months as part of the competition.
21 September 2022 News
Factory attempts to reduce beef prices ‘unacceptable’ – IFA
The IFA has called on Minister McConalogue to support the beef and suckler sectors in next week’s budget.
19 September 2022 News
What’s the future of dairy beef?
Aidan Brennan takes a look at some of the lessons learned so far from the Thrive dairy calf to beef programme.
17 August 2022 Breeding & health
Thrive open day: farmers see a future in dairy-beef
Farmers attending the Irish Farmers Journal Thrive demonstration farm open day give their views on the challenges and opportunities with dairy-beef. Noel Bardon and Rachel Donovan report.
9 August 2022 News
My Farming Week: Dwayne Stanley, Brittas, Thurles, Co Tipperary
This week we talk to Tipperary farmer Dwayne Stanley who's family are home to the oldest pony in Ireland.
27 July 2022 News
Tullamore Farm open day: farmers eyeing organic options
Some drystock farmers with low chemical nitrogen usage have begun weighing up the option of organics.
27 July 2022 News
Farmer views at Tullamore: ‘they’re not looking at the planes in the sky’
Farmers at the Irish Farmers Journal beef and sheep open day at Tullamore Farm shared their views on their future, emissions targets, costs and organic farming. Barry Murphy and Noel Bardon report.
26 July 2022 News