Succession: becoming a herd owner in your 20s
Rachel Donovan
The final talk on Dairy Day in Páirc Uí Chaoimh this year consisted of two families who told their individual stories of passing the farm onto the next generation.
6 December 2023 Renewables
A self-fulfilling prophecy: why dairy must embrace AD
Refusing to engage and staying excluded from the AD industry out of fear of creating competition may, ironically, lead to the AD industry becoming competition for dairy farmers.
29 November 2023 News
Dairy Day: what was said on costs and nitrates
As the dust settles on Dairy Day 2023, Aidan Brennan highlights some of the key issues raised in some of the talks.
Tighter supplies spell good news for 2024 milk prices
Lower international supplies of milk are setting milk prices up well going into 2024, the Irish Farmers Journal Dairy Day heard.
29 November 2023 News
Farmers will have 'stranded assets' if derogation drops to 170kg/ha
Speaking at Dairy Day in Páirc Uí Chaoimh last Thursday, Flanagan estimated that since the abolition of the milk quotas, that €1bn has been spent on stainless steel at co-op level.
29 November 2023 News
Dairy Management: Dairy Day, grazing and feed space
Farmers are heading into a third year of high costs and this is an area that needs to be controlled, writes Aidan Brennan.
29 November 2023 Management
Dairy Day: 'try to be redundant every two years'
Niall Murphy, who farms in Missouri, USA, was speaking alongside Colin Donnery from FRS and dairy consultant Páidí Kelly at Dairy Day on 23 November.
27 November 2023 News
Dairy is a very positive industry to be associated with - MTU lecturer
Declan O'Connor, MTU, and TJ Flanagan, ICOS, spoke about what the future holds for the milk processing industry at Dairy Day in Páirc Uí Chaoimh this week.
25 November 2023 News
Farm Tech Talk: Dairy Day 2023, beef updates and all things sheep
Join the Irish Farmers Journal's livestock team for this week's Farm Tech Talk show.
24 November 2023 Video
Complete loss of derogation would see land flow to dairy - Shalloo
Teagasc's Laurence Shalloo spoke at the Irish Farmers Journal Dairy Day on the topic of the nitrates changes.
23 November 2023 News
Continued focus on water quality essential for dairy future
Ireland's dairy sector has experienced a phenomenal decade, but will continue to have to adapt to changes in policy as they arise over the next decade, Dairy Day heard.
23 November 2023 News
Dairy Day: labour an area to avoid when it comes to cutting costs
While it's important for dairy farmers to cut costs where they can on their farms, Kilkenny farmer Sean Cummins feels labour is an area that farmers can't afford to skimp on.
23 November 2023 News