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Northern Ireland
Supermarkets only worry about supply, MPs told
Peter McCann
Representatives from various farming sectors briefed MPs in Westminster on Tuesday, as part of an ongoing inquiry into fairness within the food supply chain.
25 December 2023 News
‘You could always do with another hour or three in bed on Christmas Day’
There are now fewer than 1,800 hardy souls who brave the life and world of liquid milk. One such man is Co Monaghan farmer Trevor Keith.
15 November 2023 News
Lakeland Dairies to close three processing plants
Monaghan, Banbridge and Lough Egish plants to close, with a new liquid milk processing plant being established at Killeshandra.
Draynes Farm: 80 years selling liquid milk
The Drayne family hosted a visit for members of the Ulster Grassland Society on Tuesday.
8 November 2023 Northern Ireland
Reducing the carbon footprint of winter milk
While winter milk production carries a higher carbon footprint compared to spring milk production, the sector may find it easier to reduce emissions, writes Aidan Brennan.
21 October 2023 Liquid Milk
Where now for liquid milk production?
Declan Collins visits the Helen farm in west Cork to hear about the challenges of being a winter milk producer in difficult times for farming.
18 October 2023 Liquid Milk
Liquid milk 'not feasible' without extra 10c/l
The mood among liquid milk suppliers has been described as "not great", according to IFA liquid milk chair Keith Boyle.
18 October 2023 News
Difficult times for winter milk production
Aidan Brennan looks at some of the challenges facing winter milk producers this season.
18 October 2023 Liquid Milk
Hitting the targets in winter milk production
The blueprint for good technical performance in winter milk systems was laid bare at the Teagasc winter milk open day, writes Aidan Brennan.
18 October 2023 Liquid Milk
Liquid milk producers will be wiped out without 10c/l premium - IFA
The IFA estimates an additional 10c/l premium is required over the six winter months to sustain liquid milk producers and ensure an adequate supply of fresh milk over December and January.
27 September 2023 News
Aurivo buyout of Arrabawn’s liquid milk business given green light
Deal allows Arrabawn to complete its long-planned exit from the retail milk.
20 September 2023 News
Winter milk producers need 15c/l premium – IFA
Farmers producing winter milk are at a “crossroads” where they either forget about it or are properly paid for their costs, said the IFA.
13 September 2023 News