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Time needed for dairy to respond to shifting policy – Glanbia Ireland CEO
Noel Bardon
Dairy expansion, farmer workloads and sustainability were all discussed at the Fine Gael Agricultural and Rural Affairs conference on Saturday.
4 May 2022 Markets
Why the drop in milk output in 2022?
Aidan Brennan takes a look at some of the reasons why milk output in 2022 is running behind last year
4 May 2022 News
Society wants stop to dairy’s impact on water quality – Tom Arnold
The dairy sector will have to improve water quality, should it wish to expand further, Arnold said.
Stricter schemes needed under new CAP
Many farm schemes included in the proposed 2023-2027 CAP strategic plan could see farmer requirements tightened.
13 April 2022 News
McPhillips lays it on the line for dairy farmers
After months and years of rhetoric, we finally come to a moment of reckoning for dairy expansion.
9 March 2022 Dealer
Watch back: dairy beef production webinar
The fourth instalment of the spring webinar series discussed all aspects of dairy beef systems, including an update from the THRIVE demonstration farm.
9 March 2022 News
Opinion: we need to talk about peat
Soil type, not enterprise, location or CAP payments, could be the great dividing line in Irish farming.
12 February 2022 News
Minister called on to ‘back dairy farmers’
The IFA dairy chair called on Minister McConalogue to show trust in milk producers.
2 February 2022 News
McConalogue issues warning on dairy expansion
The dairy sector must "stabilise and then cut its carbon emissions", the Minister told the ICMSA AGM.
6 December 2021 News
Green Party ‘not aware’ of MEP’s letter to banks
Ciarán Cuffe’s letter to bank CEOs has provoked an angry reaction among farmers and some politicians.
1 December 2021 News
Opinion: Dangers at both margins of Irish farming's rainbow
Both dairy and hill farmers have some reasons to be wary of changes ahead.
28 November 2021 Opinion
Glanbia decision hinges on a few key points
It's a matter of whether the new structure can deliver better prices to farmers, along with control.
17 November 2021 Dealer