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Dairy
Milk supplies back 2.4% for month of May
Amy Forde
Milk supply for the period January to May 2022 is also back slightly on the same time last year.
Heavy income hit with fixed price milk
Farmers are incurring significant reductions in income on milk committed under fixed-price schemes during 2022.
22 June 2022 Viewpoints
Editorial: successes in dairy should be celebrated
The co-operative model both in the context of dairy processing and route to market has proved its strength to farmers.
Strathroy removes milk supply curbs
Strathroy has proposed a two-tier milk pricing model from March to June to cope with additional milk supplies at peak.
17 June 2022 News
Dairy Trends: supply still forcing buyers on to market
With commodity dairy prices continuing to increase as milk supply remains tight, buyers are struggling to stand back from the market.
15 June 2022 Global trade
Glanbia increases May milk price
Glanbia Co-op has set a price for May supplies of milk following a board meeting on Friday.
10 June 2022 News
Price increase needed for May milk – IFA
The IFA has said that co-ops must support dairy farmers to guarantee supplies don't continue to drop.
8 June 2022 News
Ornua support for fixed milk price schemes
Ornua is supporting fixed milk price schemes while May milk supply volumes fall again, continuing a downward trend in national milk volumes.
1 June 2022 News
Farmer Writes: what goes up must come down
Farmer Joe Collingborn talks food security, grain prices and the benefits of using his new Hereford bull this year.
24 May 2022 News
Weekly podcast: live exports, beef prices, milk prices and pigs
This week's podcast features Adam Woods on live exports and beef prices, Jack Kennedy on milk prices, Kerry Co-op and the Food Vision dairy group and Noel Bardon on pigs.
19 May 2022 Podcast
Milk bulk tanks: capacity and cooling at peak milk supply
With peak milk supply occurring for spring-calving herds, now is a good time to review your milk storage facilities to see if they fit your farm’s needs now and into the future.
18 May 2022 Buildings
Glanbia's peak milk changes 'too late' for farmers
Last week, Glanbia announced that it would not penalise any farmer that exceeds their peak milk allocation.
11 May 2022 News