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Tirlán and Dairygold increase May milk prices
Anne O'Donoghue
However, both have removed weather or fodder relief payments, scaling back the rise in the milk price.
Dale Farm adds 0.25p/l to its price for May milk
Dale Farm has announced its base price for milk supplied in May in Northern Ireland.
12 June 2024 Grass & feeding
Grass+ dairy: growth rates feeling the pinch
Thomas Condon highlights how cooler weather conditions have caused growth rates to dip below that of demand on a lot of farms around the country, and what to do in this scenario.
NI milk league: Tirlán makes it six months on top
Tirlán tops the NI milk league for April, making it six months out in front of its competitors.
22 May 2024 Northern Ireland
Lakeland sets course for higher solids milk
Kieran Mailey takes a look at how the changes to the Lakeland payment model might impact different suppliers.
22 May 2024 Northern Ireland
Lakeland to move to milk solids payment
NI's largest co-op is to gradually implementing the changes over the next two years. David Wright and Kieran Mailey report.
15 May 2024 Northern Ireland
Lakeland makes the right decision on milk solids
Paying on milk solids sends the correct message to farmers to prioritise solids yield.
15 May 2024 Northern Ireland
Milk processors opt for April price freeze
There are no changes to base milk prices in Northern Ireland for April supplies.
15 May 2024 Northern Ireland
Kerry holds milk price for April
A statement from Kerry Group said the increase in global dairy prices seen in late 2023 and the first quarter of this year has “decelerated”.
14 May 2024 News
From feeding silage to making silage in the space of a week
Now is the time to analyse the grass situation and plan ahead - that was the main message from Teagasc dairy specialist in Ballyhaise, James Dunne, at a Teagasc signpost farm walk in Offaly.
8 May 2024 News
Cheddar investment in Northern Ireland
Dale Farm has moved to reward the farmer to further flatten the milk curve, and I presume to increase volumes processed on an annual basis.
8 May 2024 Viewpoints
NI milk league: Tirlán out in front with price over 40p/l
Tirlán continues to lead the NI milk league thanks to the co-op's decision to pay a weather support payment.
24 April 2024 Northern Ireland