The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed has announced an extension to the closing dates for Beef Environmental Efficiency Policy applications.

BEEP applicants now have until the 8 November to weigh their animals, and weight data is to be submitted to the ICBF by 5pm on 15th of November.

The Department will pay €40 per pair of animals to applicants who comply with the requirements.

Eligible animals for the scheme must be born between 1 July 2018 and 30 June 2019

So far, weight data in respect of some 350,000 cow/calf weights have been returned to the ICBF.


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