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Pearse Kelly- Teagasc has said a dairy farmer would need to pay a beef farmer €140 on top of a Jersey-cross calf to finish him as a 24-month steer at current beef prices.
“Farmers who have never had a BVD positive test result in their calves are fed up with a scheme that has gone on for seven years” – ICSA
ICSA is proposing a payment of €80/calved suckler herd provided that they calve before 30-months. “It reduces the amount of dry heifers walking around a farm that are unproductive"
70% of poll respondents said that the IFA's peer-to-peer farm safety learning initiative would encourage them to undertake practical measures to reduce risks on their farm.
The IFA announced details of its peer-to-peer farm safety learning initiative this week, while the HSA said that farmers are nine times more likely to be killed at work than any other profession.
The highest fines will be applied to those who exceed the speed limit the most, Minister Ross outlined.
John Brooks - ICSA believes that a bolt-on action or menu of actions similar to the BEEP scheme should be introduced under the Sheep Welfare Scheme.
Senator Paul Daly launched the Farm Safety Agency Bill 2018 earlier this week.