Huge interest in Teagasc’s beef industry showcase

3rd July, 2016
Some of the attendees at the Beef 2014 event held two years ago: Teagasc is hoping for equally strong turnout this year

Thousands of cattle farmers are expected to attend a Teagasc Open Day this Tuesday, July 5, focusing on the Irish beef industry.

Irish beef exports last year were valued at €2.38 billion, having increased by 51 per cent between 2010 and 2015.

“Beef production is one of the mainstays of the agribusiness sector in Ireland, dairy production being the other,” said Pearse Kelly, head of the drystock knowledge transfer department at Teagasc.

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