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Winter milk: is it for money or madness?
Aidan Brennan
Aidan Brennan takes a look at the liquid milk market and wonders if those producing milk over Christmas are getting adequately rewarded for it.
19 October 2022 Liquid Milk
Reducing protein imports on winter milk farms
Aidan Brennan takes a look at one key step winter milk producers will need to take in order to reduce their carbon footprint
19 October 2022 Liquid Milk
Bull selection in autumn herds
With the breeding season just around the corner for autumn calving herds, here iss some advice for farmers picking AI bulls.
Good outlook for producing milk this winter
Despite the challenges facing the sector, the short-term outlook for producing winter milk is positive, writes Aidan Brennan.
19 October 2022 Liquid Milk
What is the future of liquid milk?
Aidan Brennan takes a look at some of the key issues in the liquid milk market today and what the future is likely to bring.
19 October 2022 Liquid Milk
Improving feed efficiency this winter
Significant feed cost increases this winter is likely to place the even more emphasis on feed efficiency, writes James Dunne, Teagasc winter milk specialist.
19 October 2022 Liquid Milk
Quality key for Kerry fresh milk suppliers
The O’Brien family farm from near Tralee in Co Kerry and are liquid milk producers supplying fresh milk all year round to Lee Strand Co-op.
7 September 2022 Milk quality
Wicklow farmers face disaster, with 84% of milk in fixed-price schemes
A scheme designed to de-risk dairy farming has exposed some suppliers to financial ruin.
7 September 2022 News
Arrabawn retains top spot for July
With milk price increases like we have never seen before eventually landing at the farmgate, Jack Kennedy compares like for like and rank them on euro per kilo milk solids.
31 August 2022 Markets
What the Arrabawn move means for liquid milk market
With Aurivo making a bid for the Arrabawn liquid milk sales book, Jack Kennedy assesses the move in a national context.
31 August 2022 News
Arrabawn's exit from liquid milk a 'direct result' of retailer power - ICMSA
The ICMSA has said that the decision comes as a 'major disappointment'. However, ICOS says it's a positive move.
26 August 2022 News
Arrabawn to exit liquid milk sales
Due to the challenging nature of the liquid milk industry here in Ireland, Arrabawn is exploring best possible options for its liquid operations, the processor said earlier this week.
26 August 2022 News