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Lakeland pulls milk carton stunt
The Dealer
Lakeland Dairies wrote to all 27 MEP candidates in its constituency this week and sent them an empty milk carton.
NI milk production hits record high during Q1
Milk production for Q1 of 2024 is the highest on record for Northern Ireland.
28 May 2024 News
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.
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
Dire predictions on EU milk supply
Rabobank is predicting that environmental restrictions and a lack of succession on dairy farms is going to result in a contraction of the EU milk pool.
17 April 2024 News
Dairygold reports €0.25bn drop in revenue in 2023
Earnings, milk price and milk supply all dropped in “challenging” year.
10 April 2024 News
Over 100 new entrants to dairying in 2024
Rachel Donovan speaks to dairy co-ops about new entrant numbers since the abolition of quotas and the number coming into the supply pool in 2024.
3 April 2024 News