Dairy

MEA launches new milking technician courses

MEA launches new milking technician courses

The Milking Equipment Association (MEA) has launched its new Milking System Technician Accreditation (MSTA) courses. Category 2 courses for new...

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Lakeland Dairies announces July milk price

Lakeland Dairies announces July milk price

Lakeland Dairies is the first processor to announce a July milk price, and has increased payments to all suppliers in...

August 11, 2022

Scottish farm to host open day for dairy robots viewing

Scottish farm to host open day for dairy robots viewing

Kirtlebank Farm near Gretna, Scotland is opening its gates to farmers looking to see two new dairy robots in action....

August 11, 2022

GDT hosts first single-product auction

GDT hosts first single-product auction

Global Dairy Trade (GDT) has hosted its first single-product auction as part of a pilot project to increase the frequency...

August 10, 2022

NFU Cymru questions council decision to promote only non-dairy smoothies

NFU Cymru questions council decision to promote only non-dairy smoothies

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Cymru has met with Ceredigion County Council to raise its concerns over the local authority’s...

August 3, 2022

GDT price index continues on downward trajectory

GDT price index continues on downward trajectory

The Global Dairy Trade (GDT) price index has dropped by a further 5% following its latest trading event which took...

August 2, 2022

Balancing winter rations ‘crucial’ as silage results reveal pitfalls

Balancing winter rations ‘crucial’ as silage results reveal pitfalls

Farmers are being reminded that careful balancing of rations and analysing silage regularly this year will be vital for farmers...

August 2, 2022

Farmers advised to buy inputs now as further cost increases expected

Farmers advised to buy inputs now as further cost increases expected

The head of agri-procurement at a UK-based farmers co-operative has advised farmers that now is the time to secure their...

July 30, 2022

GDT to run single product auctions from next month

GDT to run single product auctions from next month

Global Dairy Trade (GDT) is to rollout a pilot project from next month involving smaller single product auctions in a...

July 28, 2022

Arla’s August milk-price increase breaks 50p/L

Arla’s August milk-price increase breaks 50p/L

Arla Foods has confirmed a milk-price increase for August 2022, increasing the on-account price by €1.0c/kg for both conventional and...

July 27, 2022

New BVD export requirements for NI cattle to ROI

New BVD export requirements for NI cattle to ROI

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has told Northern Ireland (NI) cattle exporters moving livestock to the...

July 26, 2022

Autumn-calving: Getting ready for calves

Autumn-calving: Getting ready for calves

The autumn-calving season will be getting underway on many dairy farms in the coming days and weeks. With the calving...

July 26, 2022

Hay bales: Storage advice to avoid risk of fire

Hay bales: Storage advice to avoid risk of fire

Farmers across the country took advantage of the hot, dry weather over the past two weeks by opting to secure...

July 26, 2022

Fonterra officially launches electric milk tanker

Fonterra officially launches electric milk tanker

New Zealand dairy cooperative, Fonterra has officially launched the country’s first electric milk tanker. Named ‘Milk-E’ by a Fonterra farmer,...

July 25, 2022

Breeding season: Time to pull the bull

Breeding season: Time to pull the bull

All good things must come to an end, so it is now time to pull the bull and end the...

July 25, 2022

Resilience for Dairy project hosts over 70 delegates for cross-border tour

Resilience for Dairy project hosts over 70 delegates for cross-border tour

Over 70 delegates consisting of farmers, scientists and advisors from 14 countries across Europe visited Northern Ireland and the Republic...

July 20, 2022

GDT price index records third decrease in a row

GDT price index records third decrease in a row

The Global Dairy Trade (GDT) price index has dropped by 5% following its latest trading event which took place earlier...

July 19, 2022

Experts gather to discuss future of dairy cow monitoring

Experts gather to discuss future of dairy cow monitoring

More than 100 experts from around the globe gathered in Graz, Austria this week to discuss the data-driven future of...

July 16, 2022