Shinagh: grass still growing with low N
Aidan Brennan
Aidan Brennan reports from the Shinagh dairy farm in Cork, where nitrogen use has been reduced and the carbon footprint measured.
West Cork co-ops remain on growth curve
Jack Kennedy shines a spotlight on the four west Cork co-ops that centrally process milk under the Carbery banner at Ballineen.
4 December 2020 News
Barryroe takes milk quality award
West Cork co-op Barryroe supplier took home the overall Carbery milk quality award for 2020.
Barryroe remain top for 2019 as Drinagh result is amended
After a small readjustment to the numbers for one co-op Barryroe Co-op remain top for 2019 in the Annual KPMG/IFJ Milk Price review
18 November 2020 News
Aurivo holds for April to halt cuts
Market disruption due to global pandemic COVID 19 was the reason most co-ops used to pull milk price in April 2020, writes Jack Kennedy.
27 May 2020 News
Profits soar above €7m for Bandon Co-op
The west Cork co-op saw its profits rise strongly last year and was also able to set aside €1.3m for a price volatility support fund.
16 October 2019 News
Quality Milk Awards: Bandon suppliers branching out
Adam and Valerie Shorten are making the most of what they have in cow country.
25 September 2019 Milk quality
New entrant scoops Carbery milk quality award
Teagasc and Carbery are hosting walk on the award winner's farm near Bandon, Co Cork, writes Jack Kennedy.
13 August 2019 News
Former suckler farmer takes home Carbery Quality Milk Award
Nigel Daunt, a new entrant to dairying in 2017, has won the 2019 Carbery Milk Award.
8 July 2019 News
Bandon Co-Op butter recalled due to listeria
The batch of butter was only sold in the Co Cork region.
13 June 2019 News
Hereford takes interbreed at Bandon show
The Cork summer show circuit got under way over the weekend with Bandon kicking off proceedings.
21 May 2019 Pedigree
Brisk bank holiday trade at Bandon Mart
Little changed from last week as bullocks were a brisk trade, while finishers were active for forward stores and farmer buyers drove the trade for light yearling bullocks.
24 April 2019 Markets