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Beef Technology Adoption Programme

The Beef Technology Adoption Programme (BTAP) is designed to encourage cattle farmers to adopt new technologies to improve their beef businesses. The Beef Technology Adoption Programme is based on a discussion group model. The programme offers farmers an incentive to participate in groups to increase the output and profitability of their beef enterprises.

The Beef Discussion Group Programme offers the opportunity to:

  • Join local Beef Discussion Group
  • Meet regularly with like minded farmers with adviser facilitator
  • Adopt Best Practice in key business areas:
      ▪ Grassland Management
      ▪ Animal Breeding
      ▪ Animal Health & Welfare
      ▪ Meeting Market Requirements
      ▪ Financial
  • Increase Beef Output & Farm Profitability

Further information available on the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine website: