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Dairy
Dairy cow numbers ‘similar’ level to 1984 – ASA
Barry Murphy
A leading agricultural scientist has highlighted CSO and EPA data which shows that Irish dairy cow numbers and farm emissions have not increased majorly.
23 July 2022 Opinion
Opinion: we need a sectoral target as soon as possible
Fear and anxiety is growing among farmers as the debate around the carbon sectoral targets becomes more polarised. We need to move from talking about a target to working towards it.
18 May 2022 News
Farm groups dissatisfied with dairy group proposals
Farm organisations have been unwelcoming of many aspects of the revised interim report of the Food Vision Dairy Group, Noel Bardon and Barry Murphy report.
Analysis: what now for Glanbia suppliers?
Aidan Brennan takes a look at the implications of the news that no peak milk penalties or restrictions will apply in 2022.
7 May 2022 Markets
Glanbia to adjust peak milk supply scheme
A drop in supply volumes allows scope for changes to the peak milk supply scheme, which benefits suppliers.
20 April 2022 News
Food Vision dairy group interim report delayed
The much-anticipated draft interim report on the future of the dairy industry is expected to be published later this week.
30 March 2022 News
Dairy farmer retirement scheme on the cards
Funding a dairy retirement scheme is the big question for the Department to answer, writes Jack Kennedy.
23 March 2022 News
Dairy farmer retirement scheme on the cards
Funding a dairy retirement scheme is the big question for the Department to answer, writes Jack Kennedy.
23 March 2022 News
Suspending the Food Vision dairy group is the ‘responsible’ thing to do - IFA
The IFA dairy chair called for the Department's sustainability group to be shelved as food scarcity concerns are discussed across Europe.
10 March 2022 News
McPhillips lays it on the line for dairy farmers
After months and years of rhetoric, we finally come to a moment of reckoning for dairy expansion.
9 March 2022 Dealer
No concrete proposals defined by Department for dairy sector – Minister
Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue has shot down fears that a quota would be reintroduced for dairy farmers, saying it is “certainly not the case”.
8 March 2022 News
Department moves to reintroduce dairy quotas
The move comes just four weeks since the chair of the group, former Teagasc director Gerry Boyle, said any measures under consideration by the group would be voluntary.
8 March 2022 News