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Thursday, October 27, 2022
Dairy sector in Northern Ireland, UK, sees drop in carbon emissions
New figures published on October 26 showed a major decrease in carbon emissions stemming from Northern Ireland's dairy sector.
Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Ireland's average dairy farm income to rise 30% this year
The average dairy farm income in Ireland will be over €130,000 (US$127,765) this year, a 30% increase on last year, new figures from Teagasc show.
Thursday, September 22, 2022
Teagasc director calls for end to slaughtering of unwanted male dairy calves in Ireland
The director of Irish agri-food authority Teagasc said that the practice of slaughtering unwanted male dairy calves in Ireland must be eliminated.
Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Dairy products in Ireland 50% more expensive this year compared to 2021
Ireland's Central Statistics Office (CSO) June 2022's Wholesale Price Index report showed that prices for dairy products in the country increased 49.1% compared to June 2021, Offaly Express reported.
Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Cost of keeping dairy cow in Ireland spiked by over US$522, says specialist
The cost of keeping a dairy cow and replacement unit in Ireland has soared by over €500 (US$522) this year and could increase further next year, Teagasc dairy specialist Patrick Gowing.
Thursday, March 10, 2022
Beef and dairy farmers in Ireland urged to grow crops to offset food supply issues
Charlie McConalogue, the Ireland's Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, called on beef and dairy farmers to grow more crops to offset food supply issues caused by the Russian invasion into Ukraine, The Guardian reported.
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Ireland's dairy herd now at more than 1.5 million cows
November 6, 2019 Ireland's dairy herd now at more than 1.5 million cows Ireland's dairy herd has grown to more than 1.5 million cows for the first time since records began, according to a report by the Irish Cattle Breeding Federation (ICBF ...
Friday, February 22, 2019
Lakeland Dairies is "Brexit-ready", set to become Ireland's second biggest dairy-co-op
February 22, 2019 Lakeland Dairies is "Brexit-ready", set to become Ireland's second biggest dairy-co-op Irish dairy co-op Lakeland Dairies has voiced confidence that it is Brexit-ready but expects much work to be done to maintain trade, Be ...
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Ireland's Aurivo announces EUR 48M investment programme, to upgrade dairy facility
August 29, 2018 Ireland's Aurivo announces €48M investment programme, to upgrade dairy facility Irish agricultural co-operative Aurivo has announced a €48-million investment as part of its Engage 2022 strategic growth plan. The investment w ...
Monday, June 18, 2018
Dairy now the most profitable agricultural sector in Ireland
With average incomes reaching EUR86,115 (US$99,854) in 2017, Ireland's dairy farming sector is considered to be the most profitable agricultural activity in the country, The Irish Times reported.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Ireland calls for doubling of intervention ceiling on EU's dairy products
March 16, 2016 Ireland calls for doubling of intervention ceiling on EU's dairy products The volume of dairy products in the EU - which will trigger official intervention - would double, said Simon Coveney, Ireland's Minister for Agricultur ...
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Ireland to build new dairy research, education facility
March 12, 2014 Ireland to build new dairy research, education facility   With an aim to support programmes in dairy production with a focus on genetics, nutrition and herd health management, Ireland's University College Dublin (UCD) is cons ...
Monday, March 3, 2014
Ireland's 2013 dairy cow numbers up by 22,000
March 3, 2014 Ireland's 2013 dairy cow numbers up by 22,000   According to figures released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), the number of dairy cows in Ireland increased by 22,000 last year compared to 2012. The figures for December ...
Monday, November 11, 2013
Ireland set to increase dairy production by 50%
November 11, 2013 Ireland set to increase dairy production by 50%   After the EU abolishes milk quotas in 2015, Ireland is preparing to increase its dairy production by 50% of which the majority of the increased product will be exported to ...
Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Ireland's dairy production seen to grow
Ireland's total milk output is about 5.6 billion litres of milk, with an estimated farm-gate value of €1.8 billion (US$2.4 billion), while exports of dairy products and ingredients were valued at €2.7 billion (US$3.6 billion), making it the ...

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