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Co Monaghan family wins Lakeland Dairies Milk Quality Awards
Anne O'Donoghue
Brian, Gene and Gene (junior) McGinnity, who farm in partnership at Scotstown, Co Monaghan, took home the top prize.
19 June 2024 News
Base milk prices increased by some co-ops
Many processors have moved to announced their milk prices in the past week.
19 June 2024 Dealer
Is Kerry name change significant?
You’d be tempted to surmise that Kerry is following the playbook of Kilkenny’s Glanbia cats, and is readying the ground to reverse out of dairying.
Tirlán remains out in front on NI milk price
Several milk processors in NI have opted to increase base prices for milk supplied in May.
19 June 2024 Northern Ireland
No US farms opt for on-site milk testing for bird flu
Media in the US have reported that as of the beginning of this week, no farms had signed up to the measure.
19 June 2024 News
Tirlán and Dairygold increase May milk prices
However, both have removed weather or fodder relief payments, scaling back the rise in the milk price.
18 June 2024 News
No change to Kerry’s May milk price
Buyers of butter are only sourcing essential supplies due to strong prices, the co-op stated.
13 June 2024 News
Unsettled cows under-performing at grass
Castlederg dairy farmer Jessica Pollock has made some tweaks to management of cows at grass this year.
12 June 2024 Farmer Writes
Red clover sward driving yields on Tyrone farm
A ZeroNsile project managed by AgriSearch aims to explore the potential to grow grass silage swards without N fertiliser.
12 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Dale Farm adds 0.25p/l to its price for May milk
Dale Farm has announced its base price for milk supplied in May in Northern Ireland.
12 June 2024 Northern Ireland
Lack of food shortages to blame for emissions focus on livestock, says FAO chief
We need to provide more with less and we need innovation and technology, the boss of the Food and Agriculture Organisation has said. Claire McCormack reports.
12 June 2024 News
VAT explainer: what remains eligible for a VAT reclaim
With all the confusion surrounding VAT amid changes by Revenue, Martin Merrick outlines some of the technicalities in reclaiming VAT.
12 June 2024 Buildings