The Irish Farmers Journal is dedicated to providing up to the minute news on milk prices in Ireland and also on the global dairy market.

Lakeland team looking for a new leader
Jack Kennedy
The success of the dairy industry in the northern half of the country is hand and glove with Lakeland Dairies success as it fuels rural Ireland.
11 May 2022 Dealer
The Kerry board with nobody from Kerry
After the recent AGM of Kerry plc, the board has a different twist with no farmers present on the board for the very first time.
11 May 2022 Markets
Markets calmer as supply scarcity continues
The dairy commodity business is on a record high and yet we see some downward pressure – what is happening?
Bright future for milk prices
With dairy demand outstripping milk supply, Jack Kennedy went to London to the Dairy Industry Newsletter conference to hear the forecast for milk price for the next five years.
11 May 2022 Global trade
Dairy supply shortage to continue
The Dairy Industry Newsletter conference was on in London during the week and Jack Kennedy was over to soak up the messages.
8 May 2022 Global trade
Analysis: what now for Glanbia suppliers?
Aidan Brennan takes a look at the implications of the news that no peak milk penalties or restrictions will apply in 2022.
7 May 2022 Markets
Glanbia plc spinout proposal floated
An investor in Glanbia plc has made public a letter sent to Glanbia plc chair Donard Gaynjor calling for strategic changes at Glanbia plc.
4 May 2022 News
Lakeland asked to reconsider milk price penalties
Shareholders at the Lakeland Dairies AGM called for proposed new rules on milk pricing to be revisited and discussed among suppliers.
4 May 2022 News
Arrabawn consolidates and lifts profits
Arrabawn Co-op, headquartered in Nenagh in north Tipperary but collecting milk in 15 counties, performed well in 2021 when we look at the numbers.
4 May 2022 Company finances
Dairy Trends: GDT down a lot while PPI is up again
The Global Dairy Trade New Zealand-based auction took an unexpected dip this week, as prices crashed.
4 May 2022 Global trade
Fixed milk prices – end game or new rules needed?
With open market price now far outpacing any forward fixed milk price schemes what happens next? Is it just a hard lesson or will it mean dairy farmers ‘won’t participate’ in forward fixed milk price.
4 May 2022 News
Why the drop in milk output in 2022?
Aidan Brennan takes a look at some of the reasons why milk output in 2022 is running behind last year
4 May 2022 Markets