Dairy news

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

NEWS
Farms and cattle to be graded for TB
Farmers are to receive the letters this month from the Department of Agriculture setting out how at risk their herd is of contracting TB.
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Dairy management: is now a good time to reseed?
Grass growth rates are flying it, but is now a good time to reseed old pastures asks Aidan Brennan.
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The Grass Week: should we be looking to get more clover on our farms?
Stephen Connolly looks at the results from the Clonakilty clover trials and what we can take away from them.
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Grass+Dairy: look after grass quality and graze-outs
As we move into the second half of the grazing season its important to get grass quality right by staying on top of graze-outs
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SPONSORED
Irish Shows Association Virtual Show 2020 - the show must go on(line)!
2020 is a very different year for our showing community and the Irish Shows Association has been inspired to adapt to the new normal and look to technology to keep the show on the road.
WATCH: Farm Tech Talk – heat on mart trade
With grass back growing, we discuss what to do now and where the money is. Jack Kennedy reports
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MARKETS
Irish milk prices set to jump for June
Irish milk prices are lagging behind international prices as commodity prices increase week on week, writes Jack Kennedy.
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Irish Shows Association Virtual Show 2020 - the show must go on(line)!
2020 is a very different year for our showing community and the Irish Shows Association has been inspired to adapt to the new normal and look to technology to keep the show on the road.
Silostop - who we are & what we do
Silostop is the leading manufacturer of oxygen barrier (OB) silage films, providing a complete silage protection system made up of OB films, protective nettings and covers, as well as gravel bags.
Grass-fed standard for beef could be approved in coming weeks
Mark Zieg, beef sector manager with Bord Bia, outlines the details of what will form the 'grass-fed' standard for Irish meat and what benefits it could bring for prices.
Bonanza Calf Nutrition key points to be aware of preparing for calves at grass
We are improving our calf management year-on-year; refining it, focusing on new aspects, raising the target bar.