Northern Ireland
Irish rain would be welcome down under
Zac Elkin from Craigantlet in Co Down is currently managing a dairy farm in Canterbury, New Zealand.
17 April 2024 News
Water, Halter and global competitiveness
New Zealand dairy farmer and Fonterra board member, Leonie Guiney has some advice for Irish farmers battling the current wet weather conditions.
17 April 2024 Dealer
New Zealand farmer signs for Leinster
The Dealer sees this week that New Zealand rugby player Jordie Barrett will make a triumphant return to Ireland, having signed with Leinster rugby.
Do cow collars improve fertility?
Aidan Brennan looks at some recent data from over 2.4m cows in New Zealand which assessed fertility performance in herds with and without automated heat detection systems.
10 April 2024 Breeding
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Brief news snippets from Indonesia, Brazil, United States and New Zealand.
3 April 2024 World
GDT dairy auction rebounds in April
The latest New Zealand Global Dairy Trade Auction has recorded increased prices
3 April 2024 Northern Ireland
Farmers part of a game around trade
UK trade talks with Canada have broken down, partly due to Canadian demands around beef
3 April 2024 Northern Ireland
Sheep and beef worst hit by UK trade deals
Michael Haverty from The Andersons Centre was the main speaker at the Irish Farmers Journal spring conference in Cookstown, Co Tyrone.
3 April 2024 Northern Ireland
UCD student working on a 770-cow farm in New Zealand
UCD animal and crop production student John Farrell speaks to the Irish Farmers Journal about his college placement in New Zealand.
31 March 2024 News
Fonterra increases milk prices as profits jump 23%
Jump in Fonterra profits for the first half of their finacial year and a positive outlook for the second half.
27 March 2024 News
Agri jobs: 850-cow dairy herd seeks worker
There are plenty of opportunities in the dairy sector this week, with a particularly exciting one on an 850-cow Irish-owned farm in New Zealand.
23 March 2024 News
Fonterra reports interim results showing profit grew to €375m
New Zealand co-op increases dividend and narrows farmgate price forecast.
21 March 2024 News