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A new scheme will see individual beef and suckler farmers who join up and attend a discussion group get a cheque for approximately €1,000 per member from the Department of Agriculture.
Some of the country’s leading experts on dairy cow nutrition and management will address a special regional dairy seminar run by Connacht Gold Co-op in the McWilliam Park Hotel, Claremorris, on Tuesday November 29, starting at 8pm.
Glanbia plc the international nutritional solutions and cheese group, announced its half year results for the six months ended July 2, 2011.
A Galway farmer has been nominated to take part in this year’s National Dairy Council Quality Milk Awards competing against 17 other dairy farmers from around the country to bring home the ‘Sam Maguire of Farming’.
Westmeath dairy farmer, Noel Martin, has won one of the premier awards in the Connacht Gold Milk Quality Awards. Noel and his wife Mary, who farm at Fardrum, Athlone, took the award for the highest standards in animal health across the 950 dairy farms supplying Connacht Gold in 2009.
Even though Glanbia has announced that they will pay a total increase of two cents a litre for milk supplied for the month of July until the end of the current year, dairy farmers are still not happy.
Ireland has been shipping over 200,000 gallons of milk, (approximately 35 bulk milk tanker loads) to England everyday for the past couple of months, because British milk production is 15 per cent below quota this year.
Even though dairy farmers received over a 2 per cent increase in the price that they receive for their milk over the summer, production has not grown over the same period.
Glanbia the Kilkenny-based milk processing group paid milk suppliers the lowest price for milk for the month of September.
The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Food is being blamed for the fact that the price that the farmer receives for his milk is lower than it should be.