Dairy news

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

NEWS
Greenfield management changes
Following the decision of Glanbia and the Phelan family to step back from the Greenfield Farm in Kilkenny an interim management team has been set up.
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Planning cashflow as margins tighten
Margins and cashflow are coming under pressure on many dairy farms. Peter McCann reports
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Greenfield gates almost closed
A record year for milk production is on the cards in Kilkenny – the combination of good management, better weather, a maturing herd and planning writes Jack Kennedy
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Tropical weather driving on grass
Weather conditions are ideal for good growth rates, so farmers need to take action, writes Aidan Brennan
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Crops & Spreaders 2019 – a leading technical tillage and machinery event
The Irish Farmers Journal and Teagasc will once again collaborate to bring you this event on Wednesday 26 June. The event is free to attend.
European dairy farmers descend on Denmark
The European Dairy Farmers annual congress is being held in Denmark this year. Aidan Brennan is at the event.
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MARKETS
Milk money stays in rural Ireland
Most of the money delivered to milk suppliers for milk sold internationally stays in rural Ireland.
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Crops & Spreaders 2019 – a leading technical tillage and machinery event
The Irish Farmers Journal and Teagasc will once again collaborate to bring you this event on Wednesday 26 June. The event is free to attend.
Kingspan encourages homeowners to check their tank health with free check
Kingspan has just launched free tank health check packs* for homeowners in Ireland as part of its #BetterOffBunded campaign.
Smart Farming identifies €7,170 average cost savings on participating farms
Smart Farming, the voluntary resource efficiency programme focused on identifying ways to improve farm returns and enhance the rural environment.
You wouldn’t let your lunch go off – so why risk your silage?
Just like putting the cling-film on the sandwiches, a heavy-duty silage cover helps stop the top layer of silage going off and cuts down on costly waste.