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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

Programme Objectives

  • 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.

Programme Advisors

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.