Checkout our ‘Period 2’ BEAM Calculator

ICBF launched a new online tool for our HerdPlus  members at the end of 2020. The BEAM calculator is designed to allow BEAM applicants to project forward their overall organic nitrogen produced. It is still available for those operating off of period 2 (01 Jan 2021 – 31 Dec 2021). Users can enter the  stock numbers which they intend to have on farm from now until 31st Dec 2021. The BEAM calculator can then indicate whether you are meeting the required 5% BEAM scheme organic nitrogen reduction or not. (more…)

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Health Event Recording levels up 86% Since 2018

Health event recording helps to improve the reliability of the health and management traits of both the dairy and beef national herd. The continued recording of these traits will better place the Irish dairy and beef sectors to select the next generation of high health, easy management AI sires which will ultimately leave more profit for Irish farmers in the future. (more…)

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