Dairy

The importance of grass measuring as good weather continues

The importance of grass measuring as good weather continues

Grass measuring has become very popular on Irish dairy farms as a tool to ensure that dairy cows are receiving...

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IBLA reveals results of online survey on CAP

IBLA reveals results of online survey on CAP

The Irish Beef and Lamb Association (IBLA) has revealed the results of an online survey it recently undertook to gauge...

June 22, 2021

CAP spending on climate fails to cut emissions – EU auditors

CAP spending on climate fails to cut emissions – EU auditors

Expenditure under the 2014-2020 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) failed to reduce emissions from agriculture and hasn’t helped farming reach climate...

June 22, 2021

EMF research: 60% of Irish consumers want a more sustainable diet

EMF research: 60% of Irish consumers want a more sustainable diet

Over half of Irish consumers would like to follow a more sustainable diet (61.5%) and would be more likely to...

June 22, 2021

Calf registrations surpass the two million mark

Calf registrations surpass the two million mark

Although calf registrations are now decreasing, the calving season on some farms continues, with numbers now surpassing the two million...

June 22, 2021

€2m towards delivering climate-neutral farms a ‘game changer’ – senator

€2m towards delivering climate-neutral farms a ‘game changer’ – senator

Funding of €2 million to help deliver 5,000 climate-neutral farms is a “game changer” in paving the way for the...

June 21, 2021

Dale Farm signs supply deal with Arla Foods

Dale Farm signs supply deal with Arla Foods

Two of the UK‘s largest dairy companies, Dale Farm and Arla Foods, have partnered for the first time as part...

June 21, 2021

Project to make 5,000 dairy farms climate neutral awarded €2m

Project to make 5,000 dairy farms climate neutral awarded €2m

A Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Future Innovator Prize has been awarded to a project that is aiming to help dairy...

June 21, 2021

Blessington Mart – Numbers ease as weather continues to hold

Blessington Mart – Numbers ease as weather continues to hold

On Thursday (June 17) Agriland made the trip down to Co. Wicklow, to observe the trade at Blessington Mart, as...

June 21, 2021

People management more important as national dairy herd grows

People management more important as national dairy herd grows

The national dairy herd has experienced a large increase post-milk quota, with 100 cow herds becoming the norm in many...

June 20, 2021

Summer scour: A ‘product of our success’

Summer scour: A ‘product of our success’

During the recent XLVets webinar ‘Getting the Most out of the Second Half of the Breeding Season’ Kevin O’Sullivan, a...

June 20, 2021

Jersey sires remain popular with customers – LIC

Jersey sires remain popular with customers – LIC

Breeding 2021 on the majority of spring-calving herds is now six or seven weeks in, with many farms now switching...

June 19, 2021

Bull safety: why and how you should put it to practice

Bull safety: why and how you should put it to practice

With many farms now at the point of the breeding season where the stock bull has been introduced to the...

June 19, 2021

Dairy Focus: ‘Winter milk production suits our farm’

Dairy Focus: ‘Winter milk production suits our farm’

In this week’s Dairy Focus, Agriland made the trip to meet Noel and Jason Wilkin on their dairy and sheep farm in Co....

June 19, 2021

Ireland has huge potential to improve animal welfare – UCD chair

Ireland has huge potential to improve animal welfare – UCD chair

The first-ever chair of animal welfare and veterinary ethics at University College Dublin’s (UCD) School of Veterinary Medicine was appointed...

June 18, 2021

Lakeland ‘the only co-op who paid correct price’ – ICMSA

Lakeland ‘the only co-op who paid correct price’ – ICMSA

Lakeland Dairies is the only dairy processor that paid “the correct price” so far for milk supplied in the month...

June 18, 2021

Grass advice: Early management of your reseed

Grass advice: Early management of your reseed

After a wet spring, the recent good weather has given many farmers the opportunity to reseed some of their poor...

June 18, 2021

Carbery increases May milk price

Carbery increases May milk price

Carbery Group has announced today (Thursday, June 17) that it has increased its milk price for May by 1c/L. A...

June 17, 2021