Dairy news

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

NEWS
New TB testing concessions agreed due to COVID-19
Talks between IFA and the Department of Agriculture have resulted in concessions on testing of calves and helps farmers directly affected by the pandemic.
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Dairy management: COVID-19 precautions for dairy farms
Aidan Brennan has some advice and reassurance for farmers dealing with the fallout from coronavirus.
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The Grass Week: focusing on residuals
The good weather gives a great opportunity to focus on grazing out paddocks well.
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Grass+: focus on graze-outs
Matthew Halpin and Stephen Connolly give and update and grazing and ground conditions on drystock and dairy farms this week.
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SPONSORED
Choosing the right solar PV system is critical to maximising energy generation.
Farmers more than anyone know the importance that the quality of products can have on the longevity and quality of a machine or other purchase.
Watch: Farm Tech Talk - breeding, milk recording, suckling and lambing
Welcome to episode three of a new initiative from the Irish Farmers Journal called Farm Tech Talk.
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MARKETS
Dairy markets: Dairygold boss calls for EU support
Key figures Ireland’s dairy industryare calling on the European Commission to use the full range of dairy market supports at its disposal.
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Choosing the right solar PV system is critical to maximising energy generation.
Farmers more than anyone know the importance that the quality of products can have on the longevity and quality of a machine or other purchase.
Welcome to the National Dairy Council
At the NDC, we put our members’ and stakeholders’ needs first. Due to the global pandemic that is Covid-19, NDC staff are working remotely. Our work continues to promote the voice of Irish dairy.
Monaghan-based round baling specialists
Tom Tierney and his nephew Niall Boylan provide a specialised round baling contractor service in the north Monaghan region.
Preparing your teaser bull to secure €21,000 profitability
Achieving a good heat detection rate is crucial to the profitability of your farm.