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Dairy farmers

Watch: full presentations from NI dairy conference
Leading experts in dairy farming and marketing took part in the Irish Farmers Journal-Ulster Farmers Union dairy conference in Portadown last week. Watch their full presentations.
By Thomas Hubert on 20 October 2017
Dairy farmers who do not record sire data have been slammed by a prominent suckler farmer.
By Adam Woods on 19 October 2017
Power outages affecting milking and drinking water supply have caused havoc on many farms, particularly in the dairy sector.
By Thomas Hubert on 19 October 2017
The Irish Farmers Journal and Ulster Farmers' Union held a conference in Portadown last week to discuss milk pricing in NI.
By David Wright on 19 October 2017
IFJ/UFU conference – planning for a future in dairying
A conference examining the future of milk pricing in NI is being held on Thursday in Portadown, Co Armagh.
By Peter McCann on 10 October 2017
Fat and protein concentrations are increasing as a result of better breeding decisions and more grass in the diet.
By Justin McCarthy on 05 October 2017
Future success of our dairy industry should not be measured on the litres of milk produced but the level of income being achieved at farm level.
By Justin McCarthy on 30 September 2017
Despite new phosphate controls, Dutch milk production has held up reasonably well in the last six months.
By Lorcan Allen on 28 September 2017
A weekly selection of global news stories that impact demand, supply and prices.
By Lorcan Allen on 28 September 2017
Even cynics are glad of the handouts being announced at the Ploughing, but while freebies are welcome, only one sector is buying.
By The Dealer on 21 September 2017
Grants are now available from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) for vacuum and milk pumps.
By William Conlon on 21 September 2017
Wright AB brings a new concept for cattle slats to the National Ploughing Championships.
By William Conlon on 14 September 2017
In the past few weeks, the amount of cows being scanned has increased substantially. Farmers in some areas are starting to offload cull cows as a result of poor weather and reducing grass supplies.
By Nathan Tuffy on 14 September 2017
The Irish Farmers Journal recently visited the farm of Mary and Donal Casey from Co Tipperary as part of a milking machine farm walk organised by Teagasc. William Conlon reports.
By William Conlon on 07 September 2017
The Munster AI and progressive Genetics stand is to incorporate some of the first-born progeny of their best-selling bulls.
By Shane Murphy on 14 September 2017
In the second instalment of a three-week series on Ireland’s infant formula sector, Eoin Lowry and Lorcan Allen take a closer look at the infant nutrition multinationals that dominate the sector.
By Lorcan Allen on 31 August 2017
Inside this week's Irish Farmers Journal
Top quality weanlings earning €360 extra, how important is the infant formula sector for Ireland’s dairy farmers and are the grading machines being used in beef factories outdated?
By Farmers Journal on 23 August 2017
Changes to the Morrisons Milk for Farmers range will see an extra 10p/l go directly to British farmers and bring in new welfare requirements.
By Odile Evans on 24 August 2017
The price inflation of EU butter could lead to import substitutions from New Zealand and the US.
By Lorcan Allen on 24 August 2017
There is a positive picture across the agriculture sector when it comes to both investing and paying back debt, with dairy farmers leading the charge.
By Amy Forde on 17 August 2017
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