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Dairy
Dairying in Australia: lack of ‘red tape’ a draw for Monaghan farmer
Barry Murphy
Land availability and a lack of environmental regulation drew Monaghan man Brian Corr to Australia. Barry Murphy reports from Australia.
17 April 2024 Dealer
Has the dairy boom run out of road?
Dairy-sector sentiment has been rocked by plummeting milk intakes, depressed global markets, falling processor profits and a poor outlook for farmgate prices.
12 April 2024 News
Lakeland request Government plan to protect derogation
The 'huge uncertainty' around the nitrates derogation has left farmers wondering what the future is for them, Lakeland Dairies’ chair Niall Matthews has said.
No financial sense for dairy to supply AD - Teagasc
It does not make financial sense for dairy farmers to supply grass to an AD plant, Teagasc’s Barry Caslin has said.
10 April 2024 News
Semple set for silage
Semple Stadium in Thurles hosted seven matches in the first eight weeks of the year and the surface is worse for wear, as a result.
13 March 2024 News
Killavullen joins in on Cillian's celebrations
The good folk of Killavullen have been walking a little bit taller this week following the Oppenheimer star’s win.
13 March 2024 Dealer
New cup for Cork Summer Show
A renowned negotiator and lobbyist, Patrick J Manley was also a staunch advocate of agrarianism.
21 February 2024 Dealer
CAFRE conference to explore carbon challenge
A range of speakers will look at why carbon efficiency is important on-farm and what actions can be taken to reduce emissions.
7 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Mega trends in dairying worldwide
It’s simply frightening to learn about the 10,000 cow units that are now being established in China, writes Professor Gerry Boyle.
10 January 2024 Viewpoints
Cashflow planning is key on dairy farms
With dairy farmers continuing to operate below the cost of production, industry consultants stressed the importance of good cashflow planning this spring.
10 January 2024 Northern Ireland
Interest in switch to milk slows in 2023
Fewer farms have converted to milk production this year with a 20% drop on 2022 levels.
27 December 2023 Northern Ireland