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Milk quota end: A historic time for Irish dairy industry
The EU needs a new dairy policy now that milk quotas have been abolished, says Mansel Raymond, chairman of Dairy Working Group at EU farming body Copa Cogeca.
By Aidan Brennan on 01 April 2015
ARAN (Animal Rights Action Network) promoted vegetarianism when they visited a school in Arklow, Co Wicklow.
By The Dealer on 01 April 2015
David Potts, the new CEO of UK food retailer Morrisons, is receiving advice from two different corners as to whether to sell the company's food manfacturing assets.
By Farmers Journal on 01 April 2015
Farmers in the US state of California have resorted to selling their water rights as California edges closer to entering the middle of its fourth year of drought.
By Farmers Journal on 01 April 2015
Against a backdrop of falling international markets, Dairygold, the country’s largest farmer-owned dairy processor, paid a leading milk price in 2014 and recorded an operating profit of €27.2m.
By Eoin Lowry on 01 April 2015
After Met Éireann put a weather warning in place yesterday, today and tomorrow look to be slightly better, with temperatures reaching as high as 14 degrees.
By Farmers Journal on 01 April 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
Glanbia is to exit its joint venture with PZ Cussons in Nigeria for a cash consideration of €29m.
By Eoin Lowry on 01 April 2015
Confused about milk quotas? Dairy specialist Aidan Brennan explains why the end of the old regime is such significant news for Irish farmers.
By Aidan Brennan on 01 April 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
The Farmers Journal is launching a new audio programme. As milk quotas go, listen in as our dairy and agri-business experts discuss the future of the industry.
By Farmers Journal on 01 April 2015
Farmers hoping to qualify for the National Reserve need to submit their application by today (Tuesday 31 March).
By Aisling Hussey 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
Harold Kingston had to educate European officials on what water stress means to Irish farmers before facing some stress of his own back on the farm.
By Harold Kingston on 29 March 2015
Irish Farmers Journal journalist Patrick Donohoe was back in Ballyhaise ag college on Friday for the latest day in the Green Cert programme.
By Patrick Donohoe on 29 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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