Dairy news

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

NEWS
Big interview: Tánaiste Simon Coveney on trade deals, CAP and dairy expansion
Justin McCarthy talks to the Tánaiste about a trade deal with the UK, how Fine Gael will fund a CAP shortfall and whether he foresees a quota for dairy expansion.
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Getting trailer maintenance right to safely haul all night
Peter Thomas Keaveney travelled to Clonbern in Co Galway to catch up with Damien from Feeney trailers, as he demonstrates a typical livestock trailer service
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Farm Finance: slow year for silage sales as demand remains low
The majority of round baled silage is selling at about €20/bale, but slightly higher prices are being achieved in the south.
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Reducing the carbon 'hoofprint' of the dairy herd
Aidan Brennan reports from the Irish Grassland Association Dairy Conference in Charleville, Co Cork
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Plans to ramp up BVD measures in NI
The measures are targeted at the swift removal of PI animals which is central to achieving further progress in BVD eradication.
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MARKETS
Dairy markets: 2020 outlook is strong as China goes on holiday
Dairy markets are in a healthy position as we move deeper into 2020, with demand from export markets holding up.
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Mitsubishi Motors hybrid electric event
At the Mitsubishi hybrid electric event, you’ll get all the information you need from the world’s best-selling plug-in hybrid electric vehicle brand.
Colostrum Management "I don't have time for scouring calves" says Wicklow farmer
Colostrum is the single most important nutrient for the newborn calf as it contains high levels of energy, growth promoters, vitamins and immunoglobulins.
Reduce labour next spring, vaccinate early this winter
Now is the time to plan to reduce the workload in the busy spring and introduce some laboursaving solutions to make life easier and more effective for both man and beast.
Powering the future with Marshill Renewables
Marshill Renewables is seeking farmers and land-owners to rent their land for the construction of wind turbines in the Republic of Ireland.