Dairy

New BVD requirements for cattle exported from NI to ROI

New BVD requirements for cattle exported from NI to ROI

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) wishes to remind exporters moving cattle to the Republic of Ireland...

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Significant drop in GDT price index after latest event

Significant drop in GDT price index after latest event

The Global Dairy Trade (GDT) price index has dropped by 4.1% following its latest trading event which took place earlier...

16:48pm

Diageo Baileys Champion Dairy cow competition launched

Diageo Baileys Champion Dairy cow competition launched

The Diageo Baileys Champion Dairy Cow competition has been officially launched by Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture,...

15:20pm

Carbery cheeses strike gold on world stage

Carbery cheeses strike gold on world stage

Carbery Group has claimed top honours in several categories at the annual International Cheese and Dairy Awards. The awards, which...

15:11pm

Danone to launch ‘dairy and plants blend’ infant formula

Danone to launch ‘dairy and plants blend’ infant formula

Danone is launching a new infant formula which is composed of a blend of dairy and plant-based ingredients. The global...

13:03pm

Calls for DAERA to introduce further measures to eradicate BVD

Calls for DAERA to introduce further measures to eradicate BVD

Animal Health and Welfare NI (AHWNI) has called on the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) to introduce...

11:46am

Summer Sizzler breaks Northern Ireland record

Summer Sizzler breaks Northern Ireland record

Last Saturday (July 2), the Summer Sizzler dairy sale took place on the Maineview Farm of Andrew and Caroline Kennedy...

6:10am

EU statistics agency outlines market disturbance due to Russian invasion

EU statistics agency outlines market disturbance due to Russian invasion

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has “significantly disturbed” global agricultural markets, according to the EU statistics agency Eurostat. The fact...

July 4, 2022

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Robotic milking open day on the farm of Seamus and James Bourke in Co. Cork

Robotic milking open day on the farm of Seamus and James Bourke in Co. Cork

Recently, DeLaval held an open day on robotic milking on the farm of Seamus and James Bourke in Co. Cork.

July 4, 2022

IGA Dairy Summer Tour returns with in-person events

IGA Dairy Summer Tour returns with in-person events

Following a Covid-19 enforced hiatus, the Irish Grassland Association (IGA) Dairy Summer Tour is returning in 2022 with three events....

July 4, 2022

Preparation for drying off autumn-calving cows

Preparation for drying off autumn-calving cows

Preparation for drying off autumn-calving cows has started on many herds across the country. The drying-off process signals of the...

July 3, 2022

Breeding season: Pulling the bull

Breeding season: Pulling the bull

The breeding season on some farms is approaching climax, as dairy farms head into week ten of breeding. Farms that...

July 3, 2022

Mental health among farmers highlighted at EDF congress

Mental health among farmers highlighted at EDF congress

One of the talks at the European Dairy Farmers (EDF) congress focussed on the topic of mental health among the...

July 2, 2022

EDF: Is land Irish dairy’s limiting factor?

EDF: Is land Irish dairy’s limiting factor?

The European Dairy Farmers (EDF) congress has been taking place in Co. Cork over the last number of days. This...

July 2, 2022

Air quality scientist: ‘We have to rethink methane’

Air quality scientist: ‘We have to rethink methane’

An air quality specialist has told a meeting that we need to change the narrative when it comes to how...

July 1, 2022

Kilkenny farmer shocked as dogs kill 4 dairy heifer calves

Kilkenny farmer shocked as dogs kill 4 dairy heifer calves

A Co. Kilkenny farmer said that he could not believe it when he discovered that two dogs had attacked and...

July 1, 2022

Milk price tracker: Upward trajectory continues

Milk price tracker: Upward trajectory continues

The latest Milk Price Tracker – brought to you by Agriland and the Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA) – details milk prices from the most...

July 1, 2022

CSO: Domestic milk intake down 2.4% in May

CSO: Domestic milk intake down 2.4% in May

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) has confirmed that domestic milk intake in May was down by 2.4% compared to the...

July 1, 2022