Beef talks: What has been discussed so far?


'It will be a long day and night' - Beef Plan Movement

Beef talks: What has been discussed so far?

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'It will be a long day and night' - Beef Plan Movement

Talks between representatives from various farm organisations, Meat Industry Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine and other stakeholders resumed this morning (Monday, August 19th).

In a statement to That’s Farming this afternoon, a spokesperson for the Beef Plan Movement said: “It will be a long day and night.”

Topics discussed so far include;

  1. Live weighing – "farmers not prepared to fund it";

  2. Manual grading – "Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine will provide an appeals system for any queries and it would be in farmers’ interest to appeal as soon as possible";

  3. Price transparency – Beef Plan Movement is requesting that minimum and maximum prices are published along with the national average.

More to follow…

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