Dairy news

The Irish Farmers Journal is dedicated to providing up to the minute informative dairy farming news.

Co-ops can improve milk prices before year-end – IFA
The IFA has said current dairy commodity prices are returning between 1c/l and 4c/l more than the average Irish milk price
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Dairy Management: milk recording, slurry and inflation
Aidan Brennan looks at the impact of inflation on farming incomes, the weather and when to do a milk recording.
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Allocating grass helping achieve residuals
Focus must remain on getting a good clean out in paddocks to set up grass quality for next year.
Watch: Galway dairy farmer clocks up 1,500 hours in 122hp Weidemann 5080T
Peter Thomas Keaveney caught up with Galway based dairy farmer Darragh Ryder, to find out how his 2018 Weidemann 5080T has performed after racking up 1,500 hours.
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Life gets much easier for a suckler farmer in Co Clare
Paul Crowe is a farmer who needed better calving facilities. He realised that outside of the traditional financing methods, there are more suitable options available, including the Cultivate loan.
Watch: XLVets animal health workshop in Tipperary
XLVets Ireland and MSD Animal Health held a dairy farmer workshop in Tipperary this week tackling a range of animal health topics.
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Dairy markets – Dutch milk production returns to growth
For the first time in 18 months, milk production in the Netherlands has returned to growth.
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Life gets much easier for a suckler farmer in Co Clare
Paul Crowe is a farmer who needed better calving facilities. He realised that outside of the traditional financing methods, there are more suitable options available, including the Cultivate loan.
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Leading renewable energy show returns with dedicated farm diversification advice
Energy & Rural Business Show Ireland comes from the creators of Energy Now Expo Ireland which will celebrate three years of success in October 2019.
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Kick Start supplier development at Lidl
In 2017, Lidl developed Kick Start, a supplier development programme in conjunction with Bord Bia to give Irish food and drink suppliers the chance to showcase their products and grow their business
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Listowel Races: it’s a feeling
The Race is on … to Munster’s biggest and best harvest racing festival. Listowel will host its 161th harvest racing festival from Sunday to Saturday 8 to 14 September.
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