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Dairy farmers

There is a positive picture across the agriculture sector when it comes to both investing and paying back debt, with dairy farmers leading the charge.
By Amy Forde on 17 August 2017
The decision on whether or not to lock in milk price should not be based on a desire to try and beat the market
By Justin McCarthy on 17 August 2017
"Every dairy farmer should read the article and understand the opportunity that will deliver €150 extra per cow" – Walter Power, by email.
By Letters to the Editor on 17 August 2017
"It amazes me that farmers will try and shave the last cent at farm level and accept an industry that is top heavy with well-paid chief executives" – dairy farmer, name with the editor.
By Letters to the Editor on 17 August 2017
Increased milk equals increased income equals increased tax bills. This has not gone unnoticed for The Dealer.
By The Dealer on 03 August 2017
Lorcan Allen speaks to Conor Mulhall, managing director at The Little Milk Company, about the growth of the business and the organic trend.
By Lorcan Allen on 03 August 2017
Dairy farmers from across the country were in attendance at the Mountain pure Friesian herd open day last month.
By Shane Murphy on 03 August 2017
The Tullamore Show is looking like another great day out, not just for the cattle enthusiast, but for the for the machinery fan also. We take a brief look to see what's on view.
By on 03 August 2017
Dairy Day 2017 - Solutions for a growing sector
The Irish Farmers Journal will host a National Dairy Day on 23 November 2017 in the Punchestown Event Centre, Co. Kildare.
By Farmers Journal on 21 August 2017
Irish dairy farmers are heading for another record milk month with supplies reported to be up as much as 11%.
By Jack Kennedy on 27 July 2017
Chinese demand for dairy imports has proven very healthy in the first six months of 2017.
By Lorcan Allen on 27 July 2017
Cheap feed grain prices are allowing US dairy farmers to expand production for little added cost.
By Lorcan Allen on 24 July 2017
"The good image of Irish dairy farming needs to be protected'' – Michael Molloy Co Kildare.
By Letters to the Editor on 13 July 2017
Dairy farmer Jean McLean farms 286 acres at Mains of Culsh in Aberdeenshire with her son, John.
By Odile Evans on 13 July 2017
48,000 farmers cut milk production to get €112m in compensation
Farmers across Europe took part in the voluntary Milk Reduction Scheme, with close to €112m in compensation paid.
By William Conlon on 06 July 2017
Not all milk processors require a minimum shareholding, which means some dairy farmers don’t have to invest in shares.
By on 06 July 2017
Jack Kennedy outlines the technical messages from this year's Moorepark open day.
By Jack Kennedy on 06 July 2017
Increased water demand puts water and septic tanks under pressure
In this special Focus, we look at the installation of a new water well, mineral injection systems, septic tank inspections and a low-cost sewage treatment system for existing septic tanks.
By Peter Varley on 09 July 2017
Preliminary injunction in the US against Arla Foods for ‘misleading’ ad campaign
A federal court in Wisconsin has granted Elanco’s motion for a nationwide preliminary injunction against Arla Foods for its “Live Unprocessed” ad campaign about hormone rbST.
By Contributor on 21 June 2017
When the weather is good, maximum grass availability should match peak milk yields in May/June, writes vet Michael Sexton.
By Contributor on 22 June 2017
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