Green Acres Calf to Beef Programme Phase 2
The second phase of the Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef Programme will launch in early 2019. 12 - 14 demonstration farmers located around the country will participate. The primary aim of the programme is to achieve a net margin of €500/ha (excluding premia).
The main areas being focused on:
- Calf Rearing
- Animal Health
- Grassland Management
- Soil Fertility
- Financial Management
- Farm Planning
- To advise and demonstrate best practice at farm level on the rearing, growing and finishing of purchased dairy bred calves through to beef (steers/heifers/bulls) on a whole farm basis.
- To provide technical support and targeted training to technical staff of the contributing stakeholders to the programme
- To disseminate physical and financial progress/results from the programme through a wide range of communication strategies.
Interested in joining the programme?
If you are interersted in joining the programme as a demonstration farmer contact one of the above advisors or your local Teagasc office.