Editorial: successes in dairy should be celebrated
Justin McCarthy
The co-operative model both in the context of dairy processing and route to market has proved its strength to farmers.
2 June 2022 News
April milk intake down on last year’s volume – CSO
There has been 16.1m litres less milk processed in the first four months of this year when compared with last.
2 June 2022 News
Kerrygold benchmark for Irish food brands
Ornua and Kerrygold are the flagship Irish food brand and it begs the question could the model not be extended to beef?
RePowerEU plan marks decisive step towards biomethane sector – RGFI
The Renewable Gas Forum of Ireland has welcomed the new EU target for biomethane production of 35 billion cubic metres by 2030.
22 May 2022 News
Kerry Co-op poised to move on dairy factories
Kerry Co-op directors are investigating how they might manage the acquisition of the dairy processing arm from Kerry Group.
18 May 2022 News
Arrabawn consolidates and lifts profits
Arrabawn Co-op, headquartered in Nenagh in north Tipperary but collecting milk in 15 counties, performed well in 2021 when we look at the numbers.
Editorial: a dairy co-op is about more than just milk price and profit
The long-term strategy developed by the board and executed by management must deliver on the purpose of the organisation.
13 April 2022 Editorial
Dairy processors to benefit from energy rebate
It has been suggested that increased gas prices will put an additional 6c/l on overall dairy processing costs.
30 March 2022 News
Farmer Writes: warm weather turns to rain and compaction concerns
The weather has turned on Joe Collingborn and he has almost too much residual growth left over from the autumn and is anxious to get it grazed.
21 February 2022 Farmer Writes
A decisive outcome for Glanbia, but complex issues remain for Irish dairying
Following a two-year legal battle, Glanbia had its planning application upheld by the highest court in the land, but the case has cost the company in a number of ways.
19 February 2022 Opinion
Letter calling for a Kerry Co-op SGM
"I would strongly encourage all other shareholders to contact the board and Denis Carroll and demand the SGM." - Donnie O'Sullivan, Listowel, Co Kerry
16 February 2022 Letters