Glanbia has become the latest processor to announce its milk price for the month of May; the processor held its base price, but reduced its support payment compared to the previous month.
New research from Teagasc has found anthelmintic resistance on Irish dairy calf to beef farms.
The Irish farming community is in a lather after a dairy farmer in County Limerick was fined $350 last week for the dung a judge says his cows left on a road, causing a motorcycle accident.
One in four farmers – mainly older farmers – are planning to scale down the size of their farm in the next one to three years, the Bank of Ireland Agri Pulse has found.
A €2,200 difference in April milk returns for the average 90-cow herd has opened up because of wide variation in the prices paid by processors.
Irish dairy equipment giant Dairymaster has agreed a deal to furnish mega farms in China with its technology, the company has announced.
Telling the world that Ireland has some divine right to produce all the milk it wants in the wake of dairy quotas being abolished doesn’t really make sense.
Inter-farm trading of forages is growing as farmers replenish feed reserves for winter later this year and reduce a risk of a fodder shortage in future years.
Concerned farmers have urged that LacPatrick Dairies must be given the “space and time” to decide the best option for the co-op.
Farming innovator Lely has announced groundbreaking technology, designed towards fulfilling its vision for the future sustainable, fully robotic dairy farm. It focuses on the wellbeing of the cow, farmer, consumer and environment.