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Dairy farming news

The Irish Farmers Journal provides expert and dedicated coverage of dairy farming news. Browse this page to keep informed on Irish dairy farming along with international dairy farming news.
With the active bull list published and late March evaluations complete, now farmers have a chance to select, writes Jack Kennedy.
By Jack Kennedy on 30 March 2017
Butter prices continue strong, but skim milk buyers don't want to pay much over intervention prices, Jack Kennedy reports.
By Jack Kennedy on 30 March 2017
The last two months have been hectic on Charles Clarke's spring-calving dairy farm in Bailieborough, Co Cavan.
By Aidan Brennan on 30 March 2017
ICBF has just released the active bull list after a number of changes were agreed among stakeholders last week to allow younger sires on to the list.
By Jack Kennedy on 30 March 2017
The IFA has called on the National Milk Agency (NMA) and the National Dairy Council (NDC) to maintaint farmers remuneration after some of the liquid milk supply shifted between co-ops in recent days.
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The fallout between AI companies and ICBF continues over contracts and EBI values, writes Jack Kennedy.
By Jack Kennedy on 30 March 2017
What way are dairy farmers thinking ahead of the breeding season? Patrick Donohoe speaks to some of them to find out.
By Patrick Donohoe on 30 March 2017
Questions should be asked as to how the actions of co-ops in recent years have contributed to the situation in which the sector now finds itself.
By Justin McCarthy on 30 March 2017
Now is the time to be looking at when to start the second round, writes Aidan Brennan.
By Aidan Brennan on 30 March 2017
After a delayed start to the calving season, dairy births for 2017 have moved ahead of births last year.
By Patrick Donohoe on 29 March 2017
New Zealand saw its milk collections continue on the downward trend for the sixth month in a row.
By Amy McShane on 28 March 2017
The Department of Agriculture has announced the rolling out €6.5m under the first phase of the EU Voluntary Supply Management Scheme.
By Patrick Donohoe on 28 March 2017
The last five days have been excellent and have allowed for a resumption of grazing on most dairy farms.
By Aidan Brennan on 27 March 2017
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