Beef plan meet­ing set for Ken­mare Mart

The Kerryman (Tralee Edition) - - NEWS -

A MEET­ING has been ar­ranged for Ken­mare Mart next Tues­day, De­cem­ber 11, at 8pm by the Beef Plan 2018-2025 move­ment.

The move­ment has been ar­ranged “by beef farm­ers for beef farm­ers” over con­cerns for the sec­tor’s fu­ture and its fi­nan­cial vi­a­bil­ity.

The group boasts 10,000 mem­bers and aims to reach 40,000.

It has iden­ti­fied 80 ar­eas for po­ten­tial im­prove­ment and seeks fac­to­ries to pay a min­i­mum base price giv­ing a mar­gin over the av­er­age cost of pro­duc­tion. It wants a re­tail price re­flect­ing the ‘world-qual­ity prod­uct’ beef farm­ers in Ire­land pro­duces.

Fur­ther in­for­ma­tion from David Mur­phy at (087) 614 2761.

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