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Kieran Mailey
Kieran Mailey

Northern deputy editor

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Kieran Mailey is Northern deputy editor with the Irish Farmers Journal. Prior to joining the Irish Farmers Journal, Kieran worked as a Beef and Sheep adviser in Co Down with the Department of Agriculture in Northern Ireland. He was also the programme adviser for the NISBP for two years. He hails from a beef and sheep farm in Co Derry and graduated with a degree in agriculture from Queens University, Belfast. Away from work his interests are farming and sport, mainly GAA, rugby and cycling.

The weakening of sterling has seen grain prices in Northern Ireland increase, which is reflected in rising feed prices.
By Kieran Mailey on 17 August 2017
Dale Farm announced a 1.2p/l increase in milk price which brings it to a base of 28.5p/l for July.
By Kieran Mailey on 17 August 2017
Cattle prices are holding steady as supplies continue to tighten. Most plants are quoting 360p/kg, with more on offer for farmers with bigger numbers.
By Kieran Mailey on 17 August 2017
Glanbia Cheese, based in Magheralin, is the first milk processor in NI out with a price for July.
By Kieran Mailey on 10 August 2017
Removing the stock bull is the best way to tighten the calving pattern next spring on BETTER farm NI participating farms.
By Kieran Mailey on 10 August 2017
Processors have tried to pull cattle quotes this week, but it has had little success as farmers resist. As such, cattle prices are holding, with deals of 4p to 8p/kg above base and better on offer.
By Kieran Mailey on 03 August 2017
LacPatrick has announced that it will pay a winter bonus of 3p/, 2p/l and 1p/l on all milk for October, November and December.
By Kieran Mailey on 03 August 2017
Increased borrowing by dairy farmers is now being repaid, while Danske Bank has contacted some customers who fail to meet repayments to switch banks.
By Kieran Mailey on 03 August 2017
Reports suggest that the market in Britain is strengthening at a time when local factories are talking down the trade.
By Kieran Mailey on 03 August 2017
Cattle prices are holding steady at Rathfriland Mart, with bullocks selling to £1,455.
By Kieran Mailey on 03 August 2017
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