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Irish dairy sector post-quota: Lowest milk price but highest margin

A new report on the Irish dairy industry and its position relative to a number of leading EU countries as well as New Zealand...

Recall of all dairy products from Irish company

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has issued a recall of all Dunlavin Dairy products. Items, including those bearing approval number IE 1989 EC or...

VIDEO: Late drama as dairy farmer makes one last push to secure €905,000 holding

A 50.5-acre roadside holding sold for €305,000 in excess of its guide price when at auction yesterday (Tuesday, November 11th). The holding, containing, a two-storey...

A successful selective dry cow therapy plan for a typical dairy farm

With the evenings closing in, it’s coming to that time of year when dairy farmers will soon be drying off early calved cows, first...

Dairy farming: Reset the batteries for the year ahead

In this article, Nicholas McKenna, Teagasc dairy specialist, has summarised a checklist of the important tasks to be undertaken on dairy farms in the...

Jobs: Assistant farm manager for 550-cow dairy farm

A 550-cow grass-based spring-calving dairy farm is seeking an assistant farm manager. The farm is located 10 minutes from Kilkenny city.  Excellent farm facilities including...

Slurry discharge costs dairy farmer €8,000

A prosecution taken by Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has led to an €8,000 fine for a dairy farmer. Mr Brian Duncan appeared before Midleton District...

Dairy cow numbers to increase to 1.65 million by 2027 -Teagasc

Teagasc is predicting that by 2027, dairy cow numbers will increase to 1.65 million. The forecast is contained in the state agency’s 2027 Sectoral Road...

Teagasc to develop ‘integrated sustainable’ dairy-beef demonstration farm

Teagasc will work with dairy farmers to “accelerate” the green and digital transformation of dairy farming towards more sustainable systems. That is the commitment stated...

3 areas dairy farmers should focus on to prepare for spring 2021

The 2020 dairy season is almost finished on most spring-calving herds, writes Michael Donoghue, B&T Dairy Adviser, Teagasc, Galway/Clare Region. Some are dry, while others...
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