Dedicated Dairy Farming News

Sligo man named FBD Young Farmer of the Year 2022
Tommy Moyles
A dairy farmer from Co Sligo was named the FBD Young Farmer of the Year at the prestigious awards ceremony on Tuesday night.
26 November 2022 News
Dairy Women Ireland: ‘Incredible things can happen’
The dairy organisation was established earlier this year to support and empower women who live and work on dairy farms.
25 November 2022 News
Listen to Farm Tech Talk - The Livestock Show
With November coming to a close and rain and wind the order of the day, we talk about some of the price changes and new schemes on the way.
Sexed semen lab opens in Kildare
The lab has been set up in the National Cattle Breeding Centre facility in Naas, Co Kildare.
24 November 2022 News
99.9% of meat and milk free from illegal residue in 2021
Testing of some 15,922 food-producing animal samples in 2021 found that just 18 were identified as being non-compliant with illegal residues.
24 November 2022 News
Kerry Co-op SGM appears likely
Shareholders are increasingly confident that the threshold to trigger a meeting of the co-op will be reached.
23 November 2022 News
No moves on October milk prices
All dairy processors in NI have now declared a base price for October supplies.
23 November 2022 Northern Ireland
Dairy-beef margins up 57% in 2022
Analysis of the slaughter performance from the Irish Farmers Journal Thrive dairy calf-to-beef demonstration farm has shown an increase in profits year on year albeit from a low base.
23 November 2022 News
Lakeland top dog wins with The Big Dog
Lakeland Dairies’ new CEO was a happy owner following the Munster National.
23 November 2022 Dealer
How did Ireland lose its nitrates derogation?
With massive changes coming to the nitrates derogation, Aidan Brennan travelled to Brussels with a group of dairy farmers and the IFA to find out what’s happening.
23 November 2022 News
Food Vision emissions proposals ‘downright delusional’
The ICMSA has come out strongly against reducing emissions by cutting output, as it suggests the Food Vision reports will do.
23 November 2022 News
Listen: Farm Tech Talk - The Livestock Show
With the end of November approaching, Jack Kennedy talks to the specialists on what's happening on farms now that the weather is wet and cold.
18 November 2022 News