£250m suckler scheme for Irish beef producers

November 2006
Farmers Weekly;11/10/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 19, p7
Trade Publication
The article reports that Irish beef producers are to be offered up to € 80/cow under a new government scheme aimed at promoting the reputation of their product in Great Britain and other overseas markets. The €250 million project is contained in Ireland's Rural Development Plan for 2007-2013, due out for consultation. Irish Farmers' Association president Padraig Walshe described the new Suckler Cow Herd Welfare and Quality scheme as a major strategic investment for overseas market.


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