Friday, May 31, 2024
Drop in Ireland's total beef kill in week ending May 19
Ireland's latest beef kill figures showed that the country's total beef kill in the week ending May 19, totalled just over 31,200 head or just under 700 head of cattle below the same week of 2023.
Thursday, January 25, 2024
Irish farm bodies welcome resumption of Ireland's beef exports to China
The resumption of Ireland's beef exports to China has been welcomed by Irish farm bodies.
Tuesday, December 26, 2023
Ireland close to securing beef access in South Korea
The Republic of Ireland is on the verge of securing access to the South Korean beef market, with the National Assembly of South Korea advancing Ireland's application to the next stage this week, Irish Examiner reported.
Monday, December 11, 2023
Adjustments to Ireland's beef breeding index expected to driver farmers' profitability
Changes to Ireland's beef breeding index will enhance profitability for farmers, according to the country's Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue.
Wednesday, January 4, 2023
Ireland's Bord Bia: Mostly optimistic outlook for beef market in 2023
The beef market outlook for 2023 remains broadly optimistic but this optimism is "surrounded by a fair degree of uncertainty," according to Mark Zieg, beef sector manager at Ireland's Bord Bia.
Monday, August 29, 2022
Certified Irish Augus launched first of its kind breed programme for beef farmers in Ireland
Certified Irish Angus has launched on August 25 what it describes as "a new programme which will reward breeders with a bonus scheme".
Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Better genetics could significantly cut emissions of Ireland's beef cattle, according to research
Results from a collaborative research project have shown that significant reduction in the emissions of Ireland's beef cattle is achievable by improving genetics in the beef herd with emission reduction of up to 13% possible.
Thursday, March 10, 2022
Beef and dairy farmers in Ireland urged to grow crops to offset food supply issues
Charlie McConalogue, the Ireland's Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, called on beef and dairy farmers to grow more crops to offset food supply issues caused by the Russian invasion into Ukraine, The Guardian reported.
Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Northern Ireland's beef industry rocked by climate change legislation, livestock commission official says
Northern Ireland's beef industry is in a state of deep shock, according to the Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC).
Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Farmer association wants beef cattle in Ireland at US$5.66/kg
The Irish Farmers' Association (IFA) Livestock Committee chair has said that €5/kg (US$5.66) "must be the target" for beef cattle.
Monday, January 3, 2022
Ireland's Emerald Isle Beef Producers now has seven outlets for cattle
Ireland's EIBP (Emerald Isle Beef Producers) claimed that it currently has seven outlets for cattle, with prices up to €5.60/kg (US$6.35) available for its members.
Tuesday, December 7, 2021
Study found beef cattle in Ireland capable of emitting 30% less methane
Some beef cattle in Ireland can produce up to 30% less methane emissions while maintaining top productivity levels, new research has found.
Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Favourable market conditions for Ireland's beef expected for the rest of 2021
Market conditions for Ireland's beef should be favourable for the rest of 2021 as markets and buying patterns return to normal, according to the Irish Farmers' Association (IFA).
Thursday, March 4, 2021
Irish Farmers' Association to hold online meeting addressing unjustified beef prices in Ireland
The Irish Farmers' Association (IFA) will hold an online meeting on March 9 for beef farmers to discuss the seriousness of unjustified beef price divergence in Ireland.
Friday, September 25, 2020
Northern Ireland to restart beef imports to US after 20 years
Two Northern Ireland meat plants have been approved to export beef to the United States, essentially opening a market that has been closed for 20 years.

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