Northern Ireland
NI milk prices 5p/l behind ROI
Kieran Mailey
Official milk prices show that farmers in NI have received significantly less for milk than counterparts in ROI over the last 12 months.
30 November 2022 Northern Ireland
NI milk prices lag behind Europe’s best
Milk prices in NI have kept pace with Britain, but fall short of key European producers. Kieran Mailey reports.
30 November 2022 News
Over 80% of farmers made lifestyle changes to improve heart health - study
The 'Farmers Have Hearts' programme aims to reduce farmers' risk of heart disease.
October base price up 50% on same month last year
The only movement in the October milk league table was Kerry sliding down from its September position.
30 November 2022 Markets
Modernising legislation for co-ops due in 2023
Legal duties of co-op directors will be clarified in new legislation bringing a step change in co-op corporate governance, writes Anne Finnegan.
30 November 2022 News
Kerry Agribusiness also rejecting Russian fertiliser
The Irish Farmers Journal has queried some of the country’s main co-ops to determine if they have intentions to source legal Russian fertiliser.
28 October 2022 News
ICMSA ‘disappointed’ as milk prices hold steady
The majority of the major milk processors have announced their price for September milk with Lakeland Dairies leading the way.
19 October 2022 News
Legal opinion on vet medicines rejected by Department
Co-ops and licensed merchants have been calling on Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue to allow certain staff to prescribe dosing products.
19 October 2022 News
New fertiliser training course launched for co-op workers
There are 13 co-ops and over 30 employees participating in the programme.
18 October 2022 News
Milk sustainability bonuses floated
Some Irish co-ops have started ‘sustainability’ type bonuses to the tune of 0.5c/l compared to the Arla proposal up to a maximum of 3c/l.
12 October 2022 News
Strong co-op grain prices needed given input cost surge
While grain prices are around 30% higher than last year, costs have increased by a similar amount, IFA grain chair Kieran McEvoy said.
12 October 2022 Community
Home Farm: planting winter cereals
The year is moving on and the normal settled spell that we usually expect in mid-October is still not in prospect.
12 October 2022 Viewpoints