Dairy news

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

Co-ops told to ‘stop dragging their heels’ on milk price
There can be no justification for Irish co-ops not to move on the November milk price, Tom Phelan of the IFA has said.
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Dairy management: what to look for in dry cow minerals
Aidan Brennan outlines what’s important when comparing dry cow minerals for dairy cows.
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Spotlight on nitrogen for dairy farmers
Using less artificial nitrogen and making better use of new nitrogen products were up for discussion writes Aidan Brennan
Leaving space for someone else’s dreams
Aidan Brennan reports from the Teagasc national dairy conference, where farmer Frank Coffey outlined how he has reduced the workload on his Kerry farm.
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Glanbia’s Black Friday offers – live now on GlanbiaConnect and in store
Glanbia is having its biggest-ever Black Friday sale and is offering farmers nationwide an opportunity to stock up, save big and support local, with genuine value across thousands of products.
Waterford dairy farmers engaged in antibiotic reduction
With project engage in full swing, we are now seeing positive impacts from the veterinary-led programme.
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Fonterra lifts milk price further
Fonterra announced an increased forecast farmgate milk price on Thursday, writes Jack Kennedy.
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Glanbia’s Black Friday offers – live now on GlanbiaConnect and in store
Glanbia is having its biggest-ever Black Friday sale and is offering farmers nationwide an opportunity to stock up, save big and support local, with genuine value across thousands of products.
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New Holland T5 range - three champions, one team
The T5 range has been designed to be the ultimate all-rounder for today’s modern mixed farms, whether it is doing loader work, working with mounted implements or travelling down the road.
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Cultivate loans - 'no stress involved in it whatsoever'
Cultivate loans from the credit union is one option for farmers who wish to develop their farms.
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Refresh your drying off technique for optimum results
Research has clearly demonstrated the link between infection during the dry cow period and subsequent clinical mastitis and elevated somatic cell counts (SCC) in early lactation.
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