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Beef Environmental Efficiency Pilot (BEEP)

The Beef Environmental Efficiency Pilot (BEEP) was launched by Minister Michael Creed TD on Wed 30th Jan 2019. Funding of 20 million euro has been made available by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) for the pilot which aims to capture on-farm liveweights of approx. 500,000 cows and their calves. Continue reading

20 Years of Collaboration – ICBF

In 1998 Irish industry had a vision to increase farm profitability through genetics and data integration. It established ICBF as a non-profit ‘industry good’ organisation to increase the rate of genetic gain in the national herd and to remove duplication in record keeping for both farmers and industry. Continue reading