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Dairy
Dutch cow numbers to decline by 20-30%
Aidan Brennan
Aidan Brennan reports from Holland, where farmers there are feeling the wrath of new environmental rules which are going to shake up farming in the intensive dairy country.
26 October 2022 News
Department considers top nitrates banding for all farmers
The Department does not have any visibility on milk production at farm level.
26 October 2022 Northern Ireland
NI milk league: Lakeland makes it two months in a row
Despite not changing its base price, Lakeland Dairies leads the NI milk league for September.
Dale Farm gains suppliers off Lakeland
One of NI’s largest milk processors, Dale Farm, has taken on a number of farmers formerly supplying Lakeland Dairies.
12 October 2022 Northern Ireland
Dairy Trends: production down in New Zealand
With less milk in New Zealand and Europe, international dairy markets are absorbing extra production from the US.
28 September 2022 Markets
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Updates from Uruguay, European Union, New Zealand and the USA.
21 September 2022 Global trade
Dairy Trends: GDT lifts again as US supply rises
The average price increased by 2% to $4,072 per tonne. Whole milk powder stands out with a positive lift of 3.7% to $3,733 per tonne.
21 September 2022 Management
Milk supply down 2% as annual rainfall plummets
The Irish Farmers Journal reveals where the country is in relation to typical annual rainfall to date.
31 August 2022 News
High costs put brakes on NI milk output
Monthly milk production is now running below 2021 levels, with little sign of this trend halting over the coming months.
31 August 2022 Northern Ireland
Sustainable milk production in focus at farm walk
The ArcZero project will hold a farm walk on 1 September looking at capturing carbon and lowering emissions on livestock farms.
24 August 2022 Northern Ireland
Agri jobs: English 450-cow dairy farm seeks Irish worker
A number of roles have become available on dairy farms in both Ireland and the UK.
13 August 2022 News
Dairy Trends: US milk supply grows for first time in 2022
Milk supply globally is one of the key measures for milk price pressure in the coming months and New Zealand and the US are key players.
27 July 2022 News