Co Monaghan family wins Lakeland Dairies Milk Quality Awards
Anne O'Donoghue
Brian, Gene and Gene (junior) McGinnity, who farm in partnership at Scotstown, Co Monaghan, took home the top prize.
Tirlán remains out in front on NI milk price
Several milk processors in NI have opted to increase base prices for milk supplied in May.
18 June 2024 News
Tirlán and Dairygold increase May milk prices
However, both have removed weather or fodder relief payments, scaling back the rise in the milk price.
Lakeland pulls milk carton stunt
Lakeland Dairies wrote to all 27 MEP candidates in its constituency this week and sent them an empty milk carton.
5 June 2024 News
NI milk production hits record high during Q1
Milk production for Q1 of 2024 is the highest on record for Northern Ireland.
5 June 2024 Northern Ireland
ICMSA challenges President Higgins’ comments on Irish farming
ICMSA president Denis Drennan said he wants to correct a number of misunderstandings in an interview given by President Higgins.
28 May 2024 News
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Brief news snippets from Uruguay, United States, UK and New Zealand.
22 May 2024 World
Quality Milk Awards 2024 open for entries
Ornua and the NDC have invited dairy co-ops throughout the country to nominate their top milk suppliers before the closing date of Friday 31 May 2024.
17 May 2024 News
NI milk production increases in 2024
DAERA statistics show significant increases in monthly milk volumes during the first two months of 2024 on NI farms.
15 May 2024 Northern Ireland
Dale Farm scheme to flatten the milk curve
Kieran Mailey assesses what the Dale Farm milk production re-alignment scheme might mean for suppliers.
Milk production down almost 6% in March
Milk production was also down 8% for the first three months of 2024 when compared with last year.
7 May 2024 News
Lameness costs average Irish dairy farm over €4,000/year
A new paper published by the Veterinary Ireland Journal said lameness is estimated to be the third-most costly health issue of dairy cows after mastitis and fertility.
27 April 2024 News