Dairy

Weather has the biggest impact on nitrogen leaching

Weather has the biggest impact on nitrogen leaching

Sustainability is the ‘buzz’ word for agriculture in Ireland at present, and becoming more sustainable and increasing efficiency – particularly...

September 15, 2021

Lakeland Dairies increases milk price for August

Lakeland Dairies increases milk price for August

The board of Lakeland Dairies has increased the co-operative’s milk price for August. In the Republic of Ireland, Lakeland Dairies...

September 13, 2021

Research confirms the need for holistic approach to dairy nutrition

Research confirms the need for holistic approach to dairy nutrition

A series of Crystalyx-funded trials, carried out at a number of renowned international research centres, has confirmed the absolute priority...

September 13, 2021

‘More could be done to help landless young farmers in leasing’

‘More could be done to help landless young farmers in leasing’

A west Cork dairy farmer, who has achieved his ambition to get into dairy farming by leasing land, would like...

September 12, 2021

New Concept Dairy app aims to support economic sustainability for farmers

New Concept Dairy app aims to support economic sustainability for farmers

A new app by Concept Dairy has been launched today (Wednesday, September 8) with the aim of bringing price transparency...

September 8, 2021

bTB eradication in Northern Ireland could open up new markets for beef – LMC

bTB eradication in Northern Ireland could open up new markets for beef – LMC

Livestock and Meat Commission for Northern Ireland (LMC) chief executive, Ian Stevenson, believes that the ongoing review of the Bovine...

September 6, 2021

Food Vision 2030 defends role of meat and dairy in diets

Food Vision 2030 defends role of meat and dairy in diets

The role of red meat and dairy-derived produce in nutrition and diets is included and highlighted in the new Food...

August 5, 2021

Is A2 milk a mainstream dairy option for the future?

Is A2 milk a mainstream dairy option for the future?

Producing A2 milk may well be a mainstream option for Irish dairy farmers in the not too distant future. A2...

July 27, 2021

National Farm Survey: The average dairy farm income increased by 13% in 2020

National Farm Survey: The average dairy farm income increased by 13% in 2020

Teagasc released its National Farm Survey for 2020, which outlines some of the sectorial figures for 2020. According to the...

July 19, 2021

Completing a fodder budget after first-cut silage

Completing a fodder budget after first-cut silage

An important job to be completed over the coming weeks is making a fodder budget, to determine how much of...

July 10, 2021

‘Peak milk’ – a tale of two different principles

‘Peak milk’ – a tale of two different principles

Strathroy Dairy’s handling of its ‘peak milk’ challenge, relative to the steps taken by Glanbia when confronted with the same...

July 5, 2021

Strathroy clarifies its plans to deal with ‘peak milk’ supply

Strathroy clarifies its plans to deal with ‘peak milk’ supply

Strathroy Dairy’s director Cormac Cunningham has refuted suggestions that the company let Glanbia ‘take the heat’ on Ireland’s peak milk...

July 2, 2021

New CAP deal: who should get the money?

New CAP deal: who should get the money?

Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA) president, Pat McCormack, believes that the term ‘active farmer’ is now totally outdated from...

July 1, 2021

‘Lack of price fairness is a flop’ in new CAP – EMB

‘Lack of price fairness is a flop’ in new CAP – EMB

The deal on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform, which has been officially adopted by the EU Council of Agriculture...

June 30, 2021

It’s time that the methane issue is put in proper context

It’s time that the methane issue is put in proper context

I am heartened by the fact that the livestock industry is – at long last – waking up to the...

June 28, 2021

Alltech ONE: ‘The dairy story is not told well enough’

Alltech ONE: ‘The dairy story is not told well enough’

During the Alltech ONE event, Dr. Torsten Hemme, the CEO and founder of the International Farm Comparison Network (IFCN) – gave...

June 25, 2021

ONE ideas conference: Agriculture most trusted industry in the US

ONE ideas conference: Agriculture most trusted industry in the US

Production agriculture is now the most trusted industry in the United States, according to Alltech chief executive, Dr. Mark Lyons,...

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