With beef prices at their lowest level in over a decade, it is obvious among those with cattle to finish this winter that there are more questions being raised than ever before about the economics of investing in feeding stock to slaughter next spring.
Thu, 10 Oct, 2019
Specialist beef farmers received strong cross-party backing at last week’s Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine, with several TDs and senators warning that a hard Brexit would wipe out already struggling cattle farmers.
Thu, 28 Feb, 2019
The search for alternatives to veterinary antibiotics in treating mastitis in dairy cows continues, and perhaps one of the most unconventional solutions is low-intensity shockwave technology, already proven and used worldwide in human medicine.
Thu, 15 Nov, 2018
With New Zealand’s new Agriculture Minister saying his country “may have got close to the maximum number of cows”, and countries like Ireland coming under increasing pressure to decouple agricultural growth from greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, the question of who will feed growing global populations gets more relevant by the day.
Fri, 01 Dec, 2017
Fri, 06 Oct, 2017