Spring barley gets off to a good start
Andy Doyle
Early indications from the spring barley harvest would suggest that crops are living up to or exceeding grower expectations
21 July 2022 News
Satellite check notifications begin for tillage schemes
Those who applied for the Protein Aid Scheme and the Straw Incorporation Measure may be checked via satellite.
NI milk quality increases in 2022
Milk produced in NI during 2022 has seen higher butterfat and protein levels compared to previous years.
Kerry Group touches 51c/l for June milk
The first to set its price for June milk, Kerry Group has kicked its price on another 2c/l on that paid last month.
11 July 2022 News
Feed prices edge up €15/t for July, as fears ease over winter price hikes
Feed prices are on the rise again this month, with feed merchants that had held off price hikes for the last two months increasing quotes by €10/t to €15/t for July.
6 July 2022 News
France tightens labelling rules for plant-based 'meats'
The French are among the first to introduce such legislation in the EU, although similar rules have been previously passed for describing plant-based milk alternatives.
6 July 2022 News
Danone launches 60% plant formula for vegetarian babies
The taste of plants in the new formula recipe will familiarise babies with plant flavours, says Danone. The company claims the product has a 30% lower carbon footprint than regular formula products.
6 July 2022 News
Dairying has an enormous future - MEP Colm Markey
The 30th European Dairy Farmers Congress kicks off in the Rochestown Park Hotel in Cork on Tuesday 28 June.
28 June 2022 News
NI milk processors paying double for water
The clear signal being sent to NI milk suppliers is still to drive volume.
22 June 2022 Northern Ireland
Dairygold lifts milk price past 50c/l
Dairygold is the latest processor to set its price for May milk supplied.
16 June 2022 News
Tullamore Farm: first 18 bulls averaging €2220/head
While beef price is positive and carcase values are up, higher input costs mean a close eye needs to be kept on performance.
15 June 2022 Grass & feeding
Legal papers filed in Beyond Meat US consumer row
The plant-based protein firm is miscalculating the protein content of its vegan products, six US consumers have alleged.
8 June 2022 News