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Milk quota end: Radical change is needed for any industry to progress
David Owens, Dairy Ingredients Sector Manager, Bord Bia looks at the evolution of Irish dairy products since 1984 and shows that Ireland is now much more focussed on added value products.
By Eoin Lowry on 31 March 2015
New Zealand's biggest dairy processor Fonterra is under pressure due to reports that some of their shareholders are planning to supply milk to its competitors. John Boylan reports.
By John Boylan on 31 March 2015
West to northwest winds hitting the country today will at times reach mean wind speeds of 50-60 km/h with gusts of 90-110 km/h.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 31 March 2015
This week our contributor vet Tommy Heffernan is writing about the end of milk quotas tomorrow and giving some tips on how to plan ahead in the new era.
By Contributor on 31 March 2015
Dermot O'Leary is the new chairman of the Carbery Group.
By Farmers Journal on 31 March 2015
As the Republic of Ireland moves into the post-quota era, we ask are there any lessons to be learned from the North.
By Aidan Brennan on 31 March 2015
Speaking on the Today with Sean O'Rourke programme on RTÉ Radio 1, Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney said his department predicts the creation of 10,000 extra jobs over the next five years.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 01 April 2015
Carlyle Cardinal Ireland (CCI), the Irish private equity fund, has finalised the terms of its investment in Carroll Cuisine, backing a management buy-out of the company from Aryzta AG.
By Farmers Journal on 31 March 2015
The end of the milk quota regime is good for the dairy sector, but farmers need to exercise caution, said IFA President Eddie Downey.
By Farmers Journal on 31 March 2015
A decision Brian Rushe made last year to delay reseeding is now costing him dearly and it is a mistake he will try not to repeat again. But on the upside, calving is going well.
By Contributor on 31 March 2015
The Irish dairy sector has 10 solid foundations on which to grow and profitably expand after the abolition of European milk quotas.
By Pat O'Keeffe on 31 March 2015
Pat O'Keeffe is to leave the Irish Farmers Journal to take up the role as Head of Farmer Relations with Glanbia.
By Farmers Journal on 31 March 2015
Ornua is the new name for the Irish Dairy Board, Ireland’s largest exporter of Irish dairy products, who today on the eve of milk quotas revealed its new global corporate identity.
By Farmers Journal on 31 March 2015
Aryzta, the Swiss based bakery business is to enter into negotiations for an investment in a specialty premium French food business.
By Eoin Lowry on 31 March 2015
Monitor your grass situation closely and take action when needed, writes dairy specialist Aidan Brennan.
By Aidan Brennan on 30 March 2015
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Mike Fitzgerald gathers up his cows for evening milking at Mount Bell, Killeagh, Co. Cork.Photo: Donal O’Leary
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