The Irish Farmers Journal is dedicated to providing up to the minute news on milk prices in Ireland and also on the global dairy market.

€30/t feed rebate for Tirlán milk suppliers
Anne O'Donoghue
The feed support will apply from 22 July to 8 August 2024 on all GAIN dairy feed delivered during this time.
Rearing 6,500 calves ‘McDonald’s-style’ in UK
12 June 2024 Breeding & health
Rearing 6,500 calves ‘McDonald’s-style’ in UK
Adam Woods visited Long Lane Farm this week, which rears 6,500 calves annually for the Buitelaar Group.
Government to begin derogation application process before end of 2024
10 May 2024 News
Government to begin derogation application process before end of 2024
Moves will be made to notify the European Commission formally that a derogation will be sought before the end of 2024.
Fewer calves sent to factories
Adam Woods has the latest on calf slaughtering figures and how they compare with previous years.
24 April 2024 Young stock
Changes needed for the CBV to have an impact
Aidan Brennan looks at some of the issues with realising the full potential of the commercial beef value.
13 April 2024 Breeding
€20/calf dairy-beef scheme now open
The scheme will pay dairy farmers €20/calf for using high-DBI straws and bulls.
21 March 2024 Young stock
Calf slaughtering back on 2023 levels
Adam Woods has the latest on the drop in the number of calves being slaughtered in 2024.
21 February 2024 Markets
Milk replacer costs drop by 16%
The downturn in the global dairy market has had some positive impacts on raw ingredient prices for milk replacers, writes Aidan Brennan.
17 January 2024 Calves
Protocol for registering calves in genotyping programme
Erin Kennedy from ICBF outlines the protocol for farmers participating in the National Genotyping Programme this spring.
17 January 2024 Calves
IFJ Junior: What is milk recording and why do we do it?
Declan Collins takes a look at milk recording in dairy herds and why its important going forward
2 December 2023 Young stock
Young Stock Podcast: farm partnership with your grandparents
On this week's Young Stock Podcast, Sarah McIntosh talks to dairy farmer and NDC farm ambassador Nicole Keohane.
24 July 2023 Podcast