Agri jobs: manager wanted for 850-cow New Zealand farm
Amy Forde
Take a look at some of the jobs up for grabs in the dairy sector this week.
8 December 2023 News
Bill O'Keeffe elected IFA farm business committee chair
O'Keeffe was elected at a meeting of the committee in the Irish Farm Centre on Thursday and he will begin his term at the IFA AGM in January.
8 December 2023 News
Milk price must rise in line with Ornua PPI
There is a “significant gap” between current milk price and the Ornua PPI, the IFA has said.
Zoe Kavanagh to step down as National Dairy Council CEO in 2024
A formal recruitment process for a new chief executive of the NDC will commence immediately.
7 December 2023 News
Maximum nine-hour calf transport window proposed
Brussels plans on revamping EU animal welfare rules, with new proposals announced for updating animal transport rules.
6 December 2023 News
Dairy cow kill surges by 33% in October
The Department of Agriculture figures confirm that the dairy cow kill was also well up in September when disposals hit close to 19,500hd.
6 December 2023 News
Dairygold chair calls for 70% grant for slurry storage
Extending slurry grants would help farmers make best use of nutrients and cut the risk of nitrate leaching, Seán O’Brien maintained.
6 December 2023 News
Common sense needed for golden dairy era to continue
We need our EU leaders to understand how Ireland is different – how Ireland can lead EU food production while improving water quality and reducing emissions.
6 December 2023 Viewpoints
Farmer views: 'The beef side had to go, it was a big blow'
Tommy Moyles, Rachel Donovan and Noel Bardon spoke to dairy farmers about the impact the cut to the derogation would have on their farms.
6 December 2023 News
Move to robots pays off for Bellemont Holsteins
The McCollum family run the 500 cow Bellemont Holstein herd outside Coleraine and last week, they held an open day outlining their system. Kieran Maily reports.
6 December 2023 Northern Ireland
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Brief news snippets from China, New Zealand, Poland/Ukriane and United States.
6 December 2023 World
Dairy Trends: GDT increases by 1.6% as markets remain steady
It was another positive week for dairy markets, with the GDT increasing by 1.6% while the spot market remains stable, writes Aidan Brennan.
6 December 2023 Markets