Dairy

Fonterra increases milk price forecast due to strong global demand

Fonterra increases milk price forecast due to strong global demand

New Zealand dairy cooperative, Fonterra, has today (Thursday, June 23) increased its forecast farmgate milk price range for next year. In...

June 23, 2022

GDT price index down by 1.3% following latest auction

GDT price index down by 1.3% following latest auction

The Global Dairy Trade (GDT) price index has fallen by 1.3% following its latest trading event which took place today...

June 21, 2022

Maximising milk from grass in south Tyrone

Maximising milk from grass in south Tyrone

Father and son team, Philip and David Clarke, milk 84 crossbred cows, all spring calving, between Ballygawley and Augher in...

June 17, 2022

Lakeland increases base milk price for May supplies

Lakeland increases base milk price for May supplies

The board of Lakeland Dairies has today (Monday, June 13) announced the co-operative’s milk price for May, which includes supplementary...

June 13, 2022

Breed championships among highlights of Sommet de l’Elevage

Breed championships among highlights of Sommet de l’Elevage

The 31st edition of the Sommet de l’Elevage will be held from October 4-7, 2022 in Clermont-Ferrand, France with various...

June 1, 2022

Arla officially opens €190m German dairy plant expansion

Arla officially opens €190m German dairy plant expansion

Arla Foods has officially opened a €190 million expansion of its dairy production facility in Germany in a bid to...

May 31, 2022

Parts of Co. Armagh on BVD alert

Parts of Co. Armagh on BVD alert

Parts of Co. Armagh are on Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) alert. This follows an upsurge of the disease on farms...

May 23, 2022

Study: Heat stress causing milk yield loss in cows

Study: Heat stress causing milk yield loss in cows

A study has determined that heat stress in dairy cows may be causing significant milk yield loss. As a result,...

May 20, 2022

Entries for 2022 RABDF Gold Cup competition now open

Entries for 2022 RABDF Gold Cup competition now open

Entries for the 2022 Royal Association Of British Dairy Farmers (RABDF) Gold Cup competition are now being accepted, and will...

May 16, 2022

Lakeland increases price on existing fixed milk-price contracts

Lakeland increases price on existing fixed milk-price contracts

Lakeland Dairies has today (Thursday, May 12) announced that it is increasing the price paid to farmers on existing fixed...

May 12, 2022

Lakeland Dairies CEO to retire this year

Lakeland Dairies CEO to retire this year

The chief executive officer (CEO) of Lakeland Dairies, Michael Hanley has announced his decision to retire in December 2022. This...

May 11, 2022

Study shows 11% methane drop in supplemented dairy cows

Study shows 11% methane drop in supplemented dairy cows

A new study has shown that cumulative methane output was reduced by almost 11% in dairy cows that received a...

May 9, 2022

Northern Ireland dairy farmers urged to buy fertiliser and feed

Northern Ireland dairy farmers urged to buy fertiliser and feed

Dale Farm members visiting this year’s Balmoral Show will be told that there is a sustainable future for dairy in...

May 9, 2022

Mastitis control: 90% of farmers using SDCT

Mastitis control: 90% of farmers using SDCT

Mastitis is an inflammation of the cow’s mammary gland, which is usually caused by bacteria entering the teat canal. Mastitis...

May 7, 2022

Fonterra to expand trial on reducing methane emissions to more farms

Fonterra to expand trial on reducing methane emissions to more farms

New Zealand dairy cooperative, Fonterra, is to expand a trial which uses seaweed to reduce methane emissions from cows. In...

May 5, 2022

American judge confirmed for UK Dairy Day

American judge confirmed for UK Dairy Day

Holstein UK is delighted to announce that Adam Liddle from Argyle, New York will cross the Atlantic to cast his...

April 17, 2022

Claim that Lakeland peak milk scheme will penalise farmers

Claim that Lakeland peak milk scheme will penalise farmers

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has hit out at a milk supply scheme recently unveiled by Lakeland Dairies claiming that...

April 13, 2022

Lakeland confirms milk price for March supplies

Lakeland confirms milk price for March supplies

The board of Lakeland Dairies has today (Wednesday, April 13) confirmed the price that it will pay to farmers for...

April 13, 2022