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Teagasc sounds alarm bells on milk production costs
Declan O’Brien
Teagasc described the jump in costs as “sobering” and cautioned that a concerted effort will be needed to address the issue in 2024.
13 February 2024 News
Lakeland increases January milk price
Lakeland Dairies' base price for January is 37c/l, excluding VAT.
9 February 2024 News
Dairy markets justify milk price rise - IFA
Most farmers need a base price in excess of 40c/l to sustain their businesses going forward, IFA dairy chair Stephen Arthur has said.
Reasons to be a cheerful dairy farmer
Even after the second highest milk price ever achieved, the mood among dairy farmers is one of the lowest. Aidan Brennan asks if this is rational.
31 January 2024 Management
Dairy Trends: European prices continue to fall but GDT pulse remains firm
Confidence in dairy markets is taking a wobble in Europe, but all eyes will be on next week's GDT auction, writes Aidan Brennan.
31 January 2024 Markets
Dairy processors issue calf-slaughter warning
Creameries have told farmers that they risked non-collection of their milk if they fall foul of Bord Bia's quality scheme.
28 January 2024 News
CSO figures show 20% fall in November’s milk output
In the first 11 months of 2023, milk supplies were back 3.2% on 2022’s output levels.
12 January 2024 News
Loss of derogation would be 'catastrophic'
Tirlán CEO Jim Bergin said the derogation can be retained if farmers take the immediate actions required.
10 January 2024 News
High output herds could cut carbon emissions – UCD
New research from UCD shows that high output herds could play a role in meeting climate target while still maintaining milk supply for dairy processing.
10 January 2024 News
November milk price rise for most
While volumes are small at this time of the year, farmers will be delighted to see milk price on the way up again.
3 January 2024 Markets
Kerry announces milk price top-up
Meanwhile, Kerry Co-op is currently is currently surveying its members on their future milk supply plans.
3 January 2024 News
Interest in switch to milk slows in 2023
Fewer farms have converted to milk production this year with a 20% drop on 2022 levels.
27 December 2023 Northern Ireland