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Dairy farmers

The measures to encourage early season slurry spreading fit well with good technical advice.
By Justin McCarthy on 07 December 2017
New Tipperary north IFA chair elected
Tim Cullinan’s successor as chair of the Tipperary north IFA has been appointed.
By Patrick Donohoe on 06 December 2017
The challenge for the New Zealand dairy industry is bringing the public with them as some of the challenges of the sector start to work against the industry.
By Jack Kennedy on 30 November 2017
With dairy farmers drying off cows, the number of empty cull cows on offer is much increased. Buyer activity is strong for all good-quality types.
By Nathan Tuffy on 23 November 2017
This week, Aidan Brennan looks at ways to reduce tax bills, advises farmers to look at improving grazing infrastructure and reminds farmers about obligations under the nitrates directive.
By Aidan Brennan on 23 November 2017
Continued strong growth in milk production in the midwest states sees US milk production increase in October.
By Lorcan Allen on 21 November 2017
Despite new phosphate quotas introduced earlier this year, Dutch milk production remains robust.
By Lorcan Allen on 16 November 2017
Michael Collins, machinery editor with the Irish Farmers Journal, spoke to Christoph Wigger, who is John Deere’s vice president of sales and marketing in Europe, CIS and MENA, at Agritechnia 2017
By Michael Collins on 16 November 2017
This week, Aidan Brennan looks at body condition scoring cows ahead of the breeding season.
By Aidan Brennan on 16 November 2017
Excellent grazing conditions throughout October saw New Zealand milk production rebound strongly in October
By Lorcan Allen on 15 November 2017
Ad: Grass management the root of success on Cashel dairy farm
Edwin Thompson runs a dairy enterprise in partnership with his father John and wife Diane in Golden, Cashel, Co Tipperary.
By on 09 November 2017
Milk collections in the UK in September have jumped higher than expected, while the collections for August have also been revised upwards.
By Patrick Donohoe on 07 November 2017
Grass management  root of success on Cashel dairy farm
Edwin Thompson runs a dairy enterprise in partnership with his father John and wife Diane in Golden, Cashel, Co Tipperary.
By on 16 November 2017
Inside this week's Irish Farmers Journal
Minister Shane Ross backs down on his tractor testing plans, we report on the fodder shortage in the west and northwest, and don’t miss your FREE 32-page Men’s Sheds Magazine.
By Farmers Journal on 01 November 2017
The strongest demand this week was for some of the calved and springing heifers.
By Nathan Tuffy on 02 November 2017
"I would encourage all dairy farmers to ask their processors make the change" - Michael McCaughey, Trillick, Co Tyrone.
By Letters to the Editor on 02 November 2017
Sire Unknown –‘As big a difference within the breed as between the breeds’
Farmers registering calves as sire unknown holds up breed improvement for all beef breeds.
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 25 October 2017
"Please install an electrical generator on your farm if you don’t have one" – Francis Cahill, Co Waterford.
By Letters to the Editor on 26 October 2017
Storm Brian didn't dampen spirits at the National Dairy Show, which took place over the weekend in Millstreet.
By Shane Murphy on 26 October 2017
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
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