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Milk solids

Glanbia also announce a trading bonus scheme for 2018 for milk, grain, and feed.
By Pat O'Toole on 18 January 2018
The new Irish Dairy Farmer magazine looks at the progress made by farmers on heavy soils.
By Aidan Brennan on 04 January 2018
Fonterra cuts New Zealand milk output forecast by 4%
Fonterra has cut its milk collections forecast for 2017/18 to 1,480m kgMS.
By Peter McCann on 29 December 2017
Know your forage quality, mineral deficiencies and best efficiency measures, writes Jack Kennedy.
By Jack Kennedy on 07 December 2017
Most farms are beginning to finish up grazing and house cows fully. Aidan Brennan reports.
By Aidan Brennan on 15 November 2017
Two farm walks were held on Dairylink Ireland farms in counties Down and Tyrone last week. Peter McCann reports.
By Peter McCann on 16 November 2017
Aidan Brennan highlights some issues to avoid when cows are indoors in late lactation.
By Aidan Brennan on 13 November 2017
Cows that produce winter milk need good fertility
Compact calving, good fertility and good milk solids are all important for winter milk.
By Jack Kennedy on 16 November 2017
Good grazing conditions persist in the east, midlands and south, but heavy rain hampers grazing in the west.
By Aidan Brennan on 09 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
Cormac McLoughlin is studying dairy business in University College Dublin and is currently on placement at Birchdale Dairies outside Dunsandel, Canterbury, New Zealand.
By Contributor on 26 October 2017
Tipperary farmers Eddie and Denis O’Donnell claim top prize in the inaugural Grassland Farmer of the Year awards.
By Aidan Brennan on 02 November 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
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
Average growth rates are a lot higher than normal, but heavy rain is posing a major challenge to farmers.
By Aidan Brennan on 27 September 2017
The New Zealand dairy co-op has issued a bullish forecast for milk prices over the coming 12 months, based on strong global demand.
By Lorcan Allen on 28 September 2017
The fact he is a new entrant to the milking game is not slowing down progress or development plans for Padraig Keane and co.
By Jack Kennedy on 21 September 2017
Denis Lahart is on track to grow 17tDM/ha this year. Visitors to the recent Grass10 farm walk found out how. Aidan Brennan reports
By Aidan Brennan on 07 September 2017
The Irish Holstein Friesian Association will this year be highlighting the range of services the society offers to improve farm profitability. Shane Murphy reports.
By Shane Murphy on 14 September 2017
After a week of excellent growth, Aidan Brennan says farmers need to manage grass carefully to avoid having too much surplus too soon.
By Aidan Brennan on 31 August 2017
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