Minister Reassures All Suckler Farmers That They Are Eligible for Beef Welfare Scheme

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue has reassured all suckler farmers that eligible cows that produced an eligible calf during the relevant period are entitled to apply for this year’s beef welfare scheme. The scheme which was announced by the Minister earlier this week will open in August.   Speaking about […]

Anomaly in Beef Welfare Scheme Must be Resolved Before Opening Date – IFA

Following confirmation of the measures included in the Beef Welfare Scheme, IFA Livestock chair, Declan Hanrahan said that serious issues must be addressed before the scheme can open. Suckler farmers needed to know whether the scheme applied to calves born between July 2023 and June 2024 and the measures required. Autumn 2023 calves have already […]

IFA Encourages Farmers To Apply For New €100m BEAM Scheme

IFA National Livestock Chairman Angus Woods has strongly encouraged all eligible beef and suckler farmers to apply for the new €100m BEAM scheme (Beef Exceptional Aid Measure).   The scheme will open next Monday, Aug 19th and close on Sunday, Sept 8th.   He said the Department of Agriculture have published the terms and conditions for […]