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.

Dairy Trends: less milk produced in New Zealand in October
Jack Kennedy
No doubt the challenges of environment and climate legislation in dairy farming in New Zealand are kicking in and reducing output.
30 November 2022 Markets
October base price up 50% on same month last year
The only movement in the October milk league table was Kerry sliding down from its September position.
27 November 2022 News
Milk trumps substitutes in UK
AHDB analysis shows that real milk sales are more than competing with substitute products in supermarkets, despite higher prices.
Dairy Trends: GDT lifts as powder price bounces
Price developments on the New Zealand dairy auction platform Global Dairy Trade turned a corner this week.
16 November 2022 Markets
Dairy Trends: butter falls from record levels in all markets
The analysts are now saying butter is more plentiful and stocks are building in some parts of the world.
9 November 2022 Markets
Camera at the Mart: Corrin clearance trade commands a premium
A herd of cows with good AI breeding and years of milk recording performed well at a dairy clearance sale in Corrin Mart last week.
9 November 2022 Markets
Dutch cow numbers to decline by 20-30%
Aidan Brennan reports from Holland, where farmers there are feeling the wrath of new environmental rules which are going to shake up farming in the intensive dairy country.
9 November 2022 Markets
Arrabawn stays on top for September
As we enter the first week of November, the final tally on September is just completed as all October board meetings have been held.
2 November 2022 News
The challenge facing Irish farmers.
Two separate conferences in Dublin last week highlighted the positive attributes of livestock proteins to society, but the commercial challenge to farmers remains.
26 October 2022 News
Dairy Trends: EU cheese prices under pressure
Cheese prices seem to be in a downward twist for the time being.
26 October 2022 Markets
Using small scale to advantage in North Cork
North Cork Creameries is a relatively small player working with big industry on a niche offering, writes Jack Kennedy.
19 October 2022 Company finances
Dairy Trends: GDT falls while European prices largely stable
The GDT results dropped for a second consecutive auction fairly significantly, meaning some prices on that side of the world are the lowest they have been for a good while.
19 October 2022 Global trade