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Dáil debate to focus on challenges facing dairy industry
EU exports continue to grow but imports are competing with Brazil, the EU's biggest supplier.
By Phelim O'Neill on 03 March 2015
Dairy product prices saw a small rise in the latest Global Dairy Trade auction in New Zealand which is run by the world’s largest dairy exporter, Fonterra.
By Patrick Donohoe on 03 March 2015
Teagasc has outlined how dairy farmers can save money on two big cost items – meal feeding and fertilizer.
By Farmers Journal on 03 March 2015
Cryptosporidium can harm both calves and humans. Vet Tommy Heffernan explains how it can be treated and prevented.
By Contributor on 02 March 2015
Due to confusion over the diverse nature of Julian Hughes' business, he has resorted to farm tours and presentations to get the message across to stakeholders.
By Julian Hughes on 03 March 2015
According to a report in The Guardian, scientists in China have discovered a protective mouse gene that makes genetically modified cattle more difficult to infect with bovine tuberculosis.
By Farmers Journal on 04 March 2015
The hackathon will bring together computer programmers and others involved in software development to develop projects and ideas to enhance and improve on the quality and reputation of Irish beef.
By Farmers Journal on 03 March 2015
Murray Goulburn, Australia’s largest co-op, has confirmed they will pay a full year farmgate price of AU$6/ kg of milk solids (37 c/l).
By John Boylan on 03 March 2015
EU officials are optimistic that milk prices for European farmers will be reasonably stable in 2015 based on their latest forecasts.
By Pat O'Keeffe on 03 March 2015
An orange warning has been put in place by Met Éireann with warnings of further heavy wintry showers of rain, sleet, hail and snow.
By Farmers Journal on 03 March 2015
Colostrum is the first milk that the cow produces and is the most important line of defence for the calf. Bernadette Earley and Mark McGee have tips on how to manage colostrum for young calves.
By Farmers Journal on 02 March 2015
Russia is still an important market for Irish dairy products despite the sanctions, according to Bord Bia.
By Farmers Journal on 03 March 2015
Breian Carroll of Carroll Consultancy in Swinford, Co Mayo, thinks that GLAS is a good scheme. He explains how he will help farmers to boost payments.
By Peter Young on 03 March 2015
Young farmers who began farming in '08 and '09 who missed out on YFIS and Young Farmer priority category of National Reserve are to be covered under the scheme's "specific disadvantage" provision.
By Farmers Journal on 02 March 2015
ICSA beef chairman Edmond Phelan said that he is concerned about recent trends in the beef industry.
By Farmers Journal on 03 March 2015
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