Dairy

Kerry Group announces 1c/L increase for September milk supplies

Kerry Group announces 1c/L increase for September milk supplies

Kerry Group has today (Wednesday, October 13) announced its milk price for the month of September. The group’s base price...

October 13, 2021

Grouping cows is key to achieving good feed efficiency

Grouping cows is key to achieving good feed efficiency

Having good feed efficiency is key to achieving profitable milk production during the winter period from autumn-calving cows. Winter milk...

October 13, 2021

McConalogue: ‘This budget protects family farm income’

McConalogue: ‘This budget protects family farm income’

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, has said that today’s announcement of Budget 2022 “protects family farm...

October 12, 2021

Budget 2022: €32 million increase to DAFM budget

Budget 2022: €32 million increase to DAFM budget

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) will receive an increase in funding of €32 million euro in...

October 12, 2021

Arla Food Ingredients opens new dairy innovation centre

Arla Food Ingredients opens new dairy innovation centre

Arla Food Ingredients has opened a new dairy innovation centre at Nr. Vium in Denmark. The facility will develop new...

October 12, 2021

Budget 2022: Funding secured for rollover of farm schemes

Budget 2022: Funding secured for rollover of farm schemes

Budget 2022 will ensure €650 million funding for the rollover of current farm schemes, Agriland understands. This funding will see...

October 12, 2021

Autumn-calving: Improving colostrum quality

Autumn-calving: Improving colostrum quality

The autumn-calving season is underway on dairy farms, with feeding calves high-quality colostrum being one of the most important jobs...

October 12, 2021

ICMSA to TDs: ‘Current policy represents disastrous threat to farming’

ICMSA to TDs: ‘Current policy represents disastrous threat to farming’

The Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA) has written a letter to all TDs claiming that current government policy represents...

October 11, 2021

German company named winner in Lely ‘Feed the Future’ challenge

German company named winner in Lely ‘Feed the Future’ challenge

A German company has been announced as the winner of the second edition of the ‘Feed the Future by Lely’...

October 11, 2021

Dairy cost of production index hits trigger point a second time this year

Dairy cost of production index hits trigger point a second time this year

An index measuring the dairy cost of production has hit its ‘trigger point’ for the second time this year. Marks...

October 11, 2021

Ornua acquires US cheese business for ‘undisclosed sum’

Ornua acquires US cheese business for ‘undisclosed sum’

Ornua has announced today (Monday, October 11) that is has completed the acquisition of US cheese ingredients business Whitehall Specialties...

October 11, 2021

Glanbia announces milk price increase for September

Glanbia announces milk price increase for September

Glanbia has become the first processor to reveal its price for September milk supplies, announcing an increased figure. Glanbia has...

October 11, 2021

Kerry launches 3-year Fixed Milk Price Scheme

Kerry launches 3-year Fixed Milk Price Scheme

Kerry Group has announced details of a new three-year Fix Milk Price Scheme, which has opened for applications today (Monday,...

October 11, 2021

Residue testing results for 2020 show 99.88% compliance rate

Residue testing results for 2020 show 99.88% compliance rate

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has released the results of testing carried out under the National Residue...

October 11, 2021

IFA calls for urgent action due to ‘potential of a critical staff shortage on dairy farms’

IFA calls for urgent action due to ‘potential of a critical staff shortage on dairy farms’

Minister of State Damien English must act now to prevent staff crises on dairy farms next spring, the Irish Farmers’...

October 11, 2021

Autumn-calving: Navel care in autumn-born calves

Autumn-calving: Navel care in autumn-born calves

The autumn-calving season has begun, and as farms prepare for winter milk production, with that comes the care of autumn-born...

October 11, 2021

Time to start planning for drying off cows

Time to start planning for drying off cows

The next major event of a spring-calving cow’s lactation will be the drying off process, which for some cows may...

October 10, 2021

Dairy Focus: Mohoncross Holstein starting with 9 calves

Dairy Focus: Mohoncross Holstein starting with 9 calves

In this week’s Dairy Focus, Agriland made the trip to the rowing stronghold of Skibbereen, west Cork, to Jerry Hegarty of the Mohoncross...

October 10, 2021