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Dairy farm

As the first season of peak milk production draws to a close, Jack Kennedy looks at the milk production for April.
By Jack Kennedy on 27 April 2017
Lead poisoning in Silvermines, Co Tipperary, has caused the deaths of two cows.
By Amy McShane on 26 April 2017
One Wicklow farmer will be a tractor down over the next few weeks as a black and white wagtail waits for her four eggs to hatch.
By Amy McShane on 26 April 2017
The Ulster Grassland Society visited Philip and David Clarke’s dairy farm near Augher, Co Tyrone, last week. Peter McCann reports.
By Peter McCann on 27 April 2017
The NDC/Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards 2017 have officially opened, with co-ops asked to nominate their star suppliers.
By Amy McShane on 26 April 2017
Agricultural science student Roisin Horan is in New Zealand working on a 1,400-cow dairy farm. Here, Roisin explains the busy calving and mating period and how the farm is tackling lameness issues.
By Contributor on 20 April 2017
This week, there are jobs working on dairy and beef farms and tractor drivers are wanted in Kildare.
By Amy McShane on 20 April 2017
Despite the global market remaining fragile, New Zealand's agriculture minister is remaining upbeat on milk prices.
By Patrick Donohoe on 20 April 2017
This week, there are positions available on farms in Laois, Cork, Meath, Limerick as well as in New Zealand's South Island.
By Peter McCann on 13 April 2017
A full 112-acre residential dairy farm is for sale in Northern Ireland with livestock and machinery an optional add on, writes Peter McCann.
By Peter McCann on 12 April 2017
A new farm in Spain is currently being built and with 20,000 cows to be milked, it is said to be the biggest dairy farm across Europe.
By Amy McShane on 11 April 2017
A full 112-acre residential dairy farm is for sale in Northern Ireland with livestock and machinery an optional add-on, writes Peter McCann
By Peter McCann on 13 April 2017
An 80-acre farm complete with a brand new 16-unit milking parlour has just been launched to the market at Teergay, Kilbarry, Macroom, writes Shirley Busteed.
By Shirley Busteed on 29 March 2017
Here are some of the latest jobs in agriculture in Ireland. This week, there are jobs in Cork, Monaghan, Dublin, Kilkenny, Wexford, Carlow and Tipperary.
By Amy Nora Fitzgibbon on 23 March 2017
Records from 1981 show that the average dairy herd in NI increased every year except 1988.
By Peter McCann on 23 March 2017
New varieties of grass and clover are tested on the national Crop Variety Evaluation Programme for suitability for cultivation in Ireland.
By Peter McCann on 21 March 2017
This week there are on-farm jobs in the dairy industry, a vet position in Cork and a Glanbia branch manager.
By Amy McShane on 16 March 2017
The forecast for US milk production in 2017 has been increased from 98.818m tonnes to 98.863m tonnes.
By John Boylan on 11 March 2017
In this week's podcast we speak to an Irish man farming in Saudi Arabia, Macra hustings kick off and the IFA has outlined it's policy for Brexit.
By Amy McShane on 08 March 2017
Lorcan Allen examines the semi-state bodies that control large areas of land in this country and the different uses the lands provide.
By Lorcan Allen on 09 March 2017
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