Top 10 tips for buying a new stock bull
Adam Woods
Adam Woods takes a look at some tips to look at before purchasing a stock bull.
Beef breeding 2024 ready to roll
Adam Woods previews what’s inside this week’s special beef breeding focus ahead of the busy 2024 breeding season.
20 March 2024 Dealer
A new SCEP measure
A call from a concerned suckler farmer made The Dealer wonder if average daily gains are one of SCEP measures.
Farm Tech Talk: SCEP, entitlements and New Zealand
On this week’s show, we talk SCEP, trade for entitlements ahead of BISS deadline and we catch up with New Zealand dairy farmer Olin Greenan for an update on what’s happening there.
15 March 2024 News
Cattle farmer frustration hitting new highs
With weather, ACRES, and nitrates issues on top to the distrust of the revamped ICBF index, anger is being expressed at meetings across the country.
13 March 2024 Dealer
SCEP eligibility issues have been addressed - IFA
The IFA has said that SCEP no longer negatively impacts on suckler farmers and pedigree breeders and serves them “in a pragmatic way”.
12 March 2024 News
Solution found to SCEP stock bull issue
Farmers with pedigree bulls who have been locked out of the scheme as a result of the new beef indices will now be eligible for the scheme after a solution to the issue was agreed.
12 March 2024 News
Schemes payment update: BISS, eco, ANC, SCEP and tillage payments
SCEP payments totalling €4.95m accounted for the highest level of payments this week.
8 March 2024 News
Row over ICBF indices escalates
Adam Woods has the latest in the ICBF indices row, and the reaction from stakeholders.
6 March 2024 Markets
What SCEP changes mean for your suckler herd
Adam Woods has a recap of SCEP and what the recent changes mean for participants in the programme.
6 March 2024 Breeding & health
Suckler systems at a crossroads
Adam Woods previews what’s inside this week’s Irish Farmers Journal suckler Focus.
6 March 2024 Breeding & health
ICBF meeting postponed as SCEP stock bull discussions at 'sensitive stage'
Stakeholders had hoped to clear up the issue remaining with stock bull eligibility at the meeting due to be held on Friday.
1 March 2024 News