Dedicated Dairy Farming News

‘Significant’ number of Tirlán suppliers sent wrong milk statements
Amy Forde
Tirlán has apologised to suppliers after a significant number of milk statements were sent to the wrong suppliers on Tuesday.
4 October 2022 News
Tirlán investigating after milk statements sent to wrong suppliers
Supplier data included the milk price received, supplier number, herd number, volumes supplied and other details.
4 October 2022 News
Slurry spreading ban begins on Saturday
“To reduce the risk of the loss of nutrients to water, this is one week earlier than previous years,” the Department of Agriculture has said.
Farmers cannot be penalised by peak electricity charges – IFA
Dairy farmers don't have the luxury of picking the time of day they milk their cows, the IFA dairy chair said.
4 October 2022 News
Suspected IT breach at Centenary Thurles Coop
Suppliers have been advised to monitor their bank accounts for suspicious activity.
3 October 2022 News
Suckler, sheep and tillage farm incomes to fall – Teagasc
An income analysis done by Teagasc has shown that incomes on dairy and drystock farms are to diverge even further this year.
3 October 2022 News
Dutch derogation phase-out plans branded a 'sham'
The final draft decision from Brussels shows that 2022 will be the final year that derogation farmers in the Netherlands will be permitted to reach the 250kg N/ha granted to Ireland.
3 October 2022 News
'A lot of the plastic-covered crops are ready to cut'
It is important to cut maize crops at the correct time to maximise dry matter yield and energy content.
2 October 2022 News
Listen: Farm Tech Talk - suckler cow premium and managing nutrients
The Ploughing is over and now the budget is over so what does it all mean for farmers as September comes to an end for another year?
30 September 2022 News
Cow permit proposals would force some farmers out - MEP
MEP Billy Kelleher's comments come less than a week after Ireland joined many other member states in calling on the Commission to change its plan at the EU's council of farm ministers.
29 September 2022 EU
Footprint Farmers: Wagyu beef in Ballycrenode
Tipperary farmer Barry Powell discusses how he has introduced Wagyu beef into his farm to increase the sustainability of his dairy herd. Ellen Durkin reports.
28 September 2022 News
Your Ploughing solar PV questions answered
Stephen Robb runs through some of the key questions about solar PV systems which were asked at last week's National Ploughing Championships.
28 September 2022 Climate and environment