Dairy news

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

NEWS
Aurivo move on January milk price
The board of Aurivo met today (Wednesday) and decided to increase the price paid for January milk supplies writes Jack Kennedy
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Dairy management: weather problems and avoiding calving problems
Aidan Brennan look at how farmers can deal with the weather, how they can avoid calving issues and how to mix milk replacer.
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Watch: how fertiliser quality affects spreading accuracy
Aidan Brennan hears that urea is difficult to spread and that gloves and face masks should be worn when handling protected urea.
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Grass+: storm stalls strong start to the grazing season
Fertiliser and slurry spreading should now be delayed on till ground temperatures rise and ground is no longer saturated or waterlogged.
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Licensed merchants oppose new dosing regulations
The proposed regulations, which are due to come into effect in 2022, will require farmers to obtain a veterinary prescription to purchase commonly used products such as flukicides and wormers.
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MARKETS
Mart prices: bigger calf numbers in Kilkenny
Matthew Halpin reports on Tuesday’s calf sale in Kilkenny Mart. This report is powered by MartBids.
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It's back Pr€vention for Profit competition
Now we’re looking for the best dairy calf rearer in the country #MyCalfOurFuture
McHale range of machinery gives Monaghan contractor confidence
Paul Meehan from outside Tydavnet in Co Monaghan has over 20 years of valuable experience in providing a reliable round bale silage contracting service.
AgriNet HerdApp takes the stress out of record-keeping
We spoke to dairy farmers Ger Buckley and Rickey Barrett about their farming systems and how using AgriNet has taken the stress out of record-keeping on their farms.
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.