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Dairy farmers

Milk suppliers will be paid – LacPatrick board member
LacPatrick board member Gerard Sherlock has reassured suppliers to the co-op that their milk cheques will be paid after the co-op announced it is to seek strategic partners to potentially merge with.
By Amy Forde on 19 April 2018
Water quality has been highlighted as a major issue if Irish farming is retain its international green image.
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 19 April 2018
New Zealand vet Joyce Voogt spoke to a group of block calving dairy farmers in Newtownards, Co Down, last week.
By Peter McCann on 19 April 2018
A weekly selection of global news stories that affect demand, supply and prices.
By Lorcan Allen on 19 April 2018
Drier weather is helping production in Kilkenny, but volumes remain behind 2017.
By Jack Kennedy on 14 April 2018
'You would be surprised with how low you can actually drop fodder in the diet'
UCD dairy production lecturer gives advice to farmers struggling with low fodder reserves.
By William Conlon on 11 April 2018
Dairy farmers are using more sexed semen to get increased numbers of female calves.
By John Sleigh on 12 April 2018
UFU president Barclay Bell has warned that NI farmers need to be prepared for significant changes after Brexit.
By Peter McCann on 12 April 2018
At the recent Smart Farming conference, it was announced that the Energy Efficiency in Dairy Sector scheme would open again in 2018.
By William Conlon on 12 April 2018
Getting cows in calf is a race against time
A dairy fertility event organised by AI Services was held near Newtownards on Monday.
By Peter McCann on 09 April 2018
First Lakeland fodder shipments reach Ireland
Lakeland Dairies is the latest co-op to import fodder from the UK for its suppliers.
By Michael Keaveny on 06 April 2018
Farm walks are taking place on Dairylink Ireland project farms from the next week. Peter McCann reports
By Peter McCann on 05 April 2018
Milk production in the USA started strong in the early months of 2017
By Lorcan Allen on 21 March 2018
If the milk price cuts imposed by Glanbia, Kerry and Lakeland this week are replicated by other processors, the average dairy farm will see €6,000 wiped off its yearly income.
By Odile Evans on 15 March 2018
It’s hard to believe that the start of the main breeding season is only six weeks' away.
By Aidan Brennan on 15 March 2018
Adam Woods takes a look at dairy beef sires and recent research by ABP on different sires and their beef attributes.
By Adam Woods on 15 March 2018
The vast majority of farmers are not aware that healthy animals can be a source of infection to humans, a report from the HSE shows.
By Odile Evans on 13 March 2018
Heavy snowfall delayed movements and is leading to many marts now recording record throughput, while farm-to-farm sales and live exports are at peak activity.
By Darren Carty on 12 March 2018
In trying to prevent scour, the first thing is to give adequate colostrum, vet Fintan Graham advises.
By Contributor on 08 March 2018
The average across NI is significantly ahead of comparable figures from Ireland or Britain.
By Peter McCann on 08 March 2018
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