Dairy news

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

Lakeland Dairies cuts March milk price
A Lakeland Dairies spokesperson said COVID-19 is having a dramatic impact on dairy markets.
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Dairy management: grass growth ready to take off
Almost all of the conditions are in place for good grass growth rates, writes Aidan Brennan.
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Grass+: growth rate creeping up
Matthew Halpin and Stephen Connolly give and update and grazing and grass growth on drystock and dairy farms this week.
Important week for grass management
With grass growth rates on the way up, Aidan Brennan says farmers need to take action
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Flogas delivers instant hot water to Wexford Lely robotic dairy farm
Instant hot water on demand is no longer wishful thinking for the Dunne family, who run Beechtree dairy farm in Enniscorthy. They made the switch to the Flogas Dairy Instant Hot Water system in 2018.
Sexed semen: can it be more profitable?
Stephen Butler and Elodie Ruelle from Teagasc Moorepark explore the financial implications of using sexed semen.
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French look to cut milk spike
French dairy companies have written to farmer milk suppliers across the country asking them to reduce milk supplies, writes Jack Kennedy.
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How COVID-19 is affecting the market for Irish beef
The loss of the catering and food service market for Irish beef cannot be made up by exceptional performance in retail
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Flogas delivers instant hot water to Wexford Lely robotic dairy farm
Instant hot water on demand is no longer wishful thinking for the Dunne family, who run Beechtree dairy farm in Enniscorthy. They made the switch to the Flogas Dairy Instant Hot Water system in 2018.
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Adopting a positive attitude
Chartered psychologist Shane Martin discusses the importance of adopting a positive attitude during these uncertain times and offers tips on how to overcome social isolation.
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Nutrition maximises breeding efficiency
Breeding is a crucial time in the farm calendar. The success of your breeding season is dependent on a number of factors within your control, including nutrition.
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