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Dairygold supplier takes issue with co-op’s fixed-milk-price move
Declan O'Brien
Coachford farmer John O’Sullivan claimed that Dairygold’s decision to amend the FMP agreements set a dangerous precedent and raised “profound” questions for the society.
27 July 2022 Markets
Fixed milk prices move up again
Following a decision by Ornua to further support those co-ops with fixed milk price challenges a number of the co-ops have increased top-up's for fixed milk prices.
27 July 2022 Markets
Arrabawn Co-op leads June milk price payout
June milk price is an important benchmark as it marks the downward supply descent for spring milk producers.
Protecting water quality on tillage farms
Eimear Connery and Ciara Donovan spoke to the Irish Farmers Journal about why water quality is so important and what tillage farmers can do to improve it.
24 July 2022 Soils
Dairygold give fixed-milk top-up of 5.75c/l to 6.25c/l
The co-op confirmed that a minimum quoted milk price of 38c/l will be paid for all milk supplied to the co-op in 2022.
21 July 2022 News
Milk processors lift June prices to over 52c/l
Some processors have also moved to introduced top-up payments for farmers locked into fixed milk price contracts.
20 July 2022 News
Dairygold and Carbery set June milk prices
Both Dairygold and Carbery set their June milk prices this Tuesday.
19 July 2022 News
June milk supply back again compared to 2021
Milk supply for most of the milk processors in Ireland remained down for June compared to the same month in 2021 as farmers reduce costs.
13 July 2022 News
Dairygold pushes on to lead in May
With dairy commodity markets generally remaining strong in light of reduced supply and continued demand, the co-ops are passing back more to suppliers in May.
6 July 2022 News
Dairygold doubles in milk solids in last decade
Dairygold’s total milk supply last year was 1.49bn litres, newly appointed CEO Conor Galvin said.
2 July 2022 News
Catch crops recovered up to 64kg N/ha on Signpost farms
Catch crops were sampled for yield and nitrogen uptake on the Teagasc Signpost farms in December.
1 July 2022 News
Dairygold to offer lab apprenticeships
The programme is two years long and is suitable for Leaving Certificate students, career changers, mature students or those with an equivalent qualification.
20 June 2022 News