Dairy news

The Irish Farmers Journal is dedicated to providing up to the minute informative dairy farming news.

NEWS
‘Milk prices at 1995 levels’ – IFA wants answers
With some co-ops cutting milk prices for March deliveries, the IFA dairy chair says co-ops have questions to answer.
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Making investments in high-return areas
Dairylink farmer John Oliver has invested in his grazing block, rather than his farmyard. Peter McCann reports.
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Protected urea: your questions answered
Aidan Brennan chats with Teagasc experts* about the use of protected urea as a replacement for CAN and urea when spreading nitrogen.
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Greenfield: condition-score now and take action
Time to get organised now with breeding charts and condition-scoring, writes Jack Kennedy.
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Irish Hereford Prime certification guarantees the highest possible standards
Since 1997 the Irish Hereford Prime beef producer group and its partners have worked hard to market Hereford as the beef of choice for top chefs throughout Ireland and Europe.
Getting good results from vaccines
Some top tips to get the best results from vaccines on your farm.
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MARKETS
Milk price cuts for March 'unwarranted'
Lakeland and Glanbia announced March milk prices last week, while Kerry, Dairygold and Aurivo announced prices this week.
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Irish Hereford Prime certification guarantees the highest possible standards
Since 1997 the Irish Hereford Prime beef producer group and its partners have worked hard to market Hereford as the beef of choice for top chefs throughout Ireland and Europe.
Working to deliver cost savings and a better environment
Smart Farming targets €250,000 in savings for farmers in 2019. The seminar is on Tuesday, 30 April at 1.45pm in Midlands Park Hotel, Portlaoise
Feed additive lifts cow fertility and health
Co Limerick dairy farmer Ned Frost credits a feed additive with improving herd health while simultaneously lifting fertility in his 180-cow Holstein Friesian herd.
Cocci TV –Preventing coccidiosis and the 750 ewe part-time flock
New episodes in the popular coccidiosis mini-series brought to you by Chanelle Veterinary.