Dairy news

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

NEWS
Aurivo increases January milk price
The board of Aurivo met on Friday and increased its January milk price.
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In pictures: setting up for expansion with 24-unit parlour
There are many young farmers putting clusters on their own cows for the first time in 2019. We visited a young Tipperary farmer who has been milking for the past few months. William Conlon writes
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Grass+: lots of grass and good weather
High grass covers and a good weather forecast means that conditions are ideal for grazing, writes Aidan Brennan.
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Out day and night in west Cork
A new method of allocating grass is working well on this west Cork farm. Aidan Brennan reports
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SPONSORED
Glanbia Co-op to pay €10.9m Trading Bonus to Members
Glanbia Co-operative Society (“Glanbia Co-op”) has confirmed that a total of €10.9 million will be paid to milk supplier Members of the Co-op this month as part of its 2018 Trading Bonus Scheme.
In pictures: top five dairy beef bulls in 2019
Beef editor Adam Woods takes a look at the top five dairy beef bulls currently available to Irish dairy farmers.
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MARKETS
Strong demand for quality calved cows and heifers
We talk to Barney O'Connell of Listowel Mart to see how the dairy sales are going.
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Glanbia Co-op to pay €10.9m Trading Bonus to Members
Glanbia Co-operative Society (“Glanbia Co-op”) has confirmed that a total of €10.9 million will be paid to milk supplier Members of the Co-op this month as part of its 2018 Trading Bonus Scheme.
Kerry farmer installs latest Volac computerised feeder
Kerry dairy farmer Kieran Savage has installed the new Volac Urban Alma Pro computerised calf feeder.
Smart solution supports medicine administration on farm
Technology is continuously offering new solutions and supports to Ireland’s farming community. Now a new app will help make managing animal remedies easier.
Switch and Save with Pinergy
In the second instalment of our six part series, we catch up with Richard Hinchion from Crookstown, Co Cork.