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Daniel Walsh from Knock, Claremorris has been acknowledged for his contribution to dairy farming excellence at the Aurivo Milk Quality Awards.
Mayo based Fine Gael Seanad Spokesperson for Agriculture Food and the Marine, Senator Michelle Mulherin, has said that a new EU deal worth €11.1 million to Ireland is great news for Mayo dairy farmers.
Moate man and Arrabawn supplier Aidan Casey is one of 39 Irish dairy farmers presented with the Animal Health Ireland CellCheck Milking Quality Award.
Breaffy farmer John Barrett is the cream of the crop when it comes to the quality of his milk.
“The abolition of milk quotas will be of huge benefit to dairy farmers in Mayo,” said Mayo Fine Gael Deputy John O’Mahony Fine. Deputy O’Mahony was speaking on Wednesday as the first day of April marked the ending of milk quotas across the European Union.
Ballina man Sean O'Donnell was named the FBD Young Farmer of the Year at an awards ceremony in Bantry, Cork, last night.
The Mayo FBD Young Farmer of the Year winner has been announced as Sean O’Donnell from Ballina. He will go on to represent Mayo at the semi-final of the 16th annual FBD Young Farmer of the Year Competition, run by Macra na Feirme in partnership with the IFA.
Mayo farmer Sean Coughlan has been awarded a prestigious Nuffield Scholarship. The internationally-acclaimed scholarship, which is sponsored by Aurivo, was awarded by the Nuffield Ireland Farming Scholarship Trust.
Fourteen dairy farms - including one from Co Westmeath - have been shortlisted as national finalists for the 2013 National Dairy Council and Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards. The Westmeath finalists are David and Kathleen Boland from Cartron’s Glebe, Horseleap.
Members of the Galway branch of the Irish Farmers Association (IFA) staged a protest outside the Arrabawn milk processing plant in Kilconnell, Ballinasloe, on Tuesday to highlight the strains placed on liquid milk producers who are faced with increasing pressures of feed bills and other rising production costs.