Dairy Update: Glanbia, Kerry and Lakelands hold October Milk Prices

Glanbia and Lakeland Dairies have confirmed today that they will hold milk prices paid for October supplies.

Young Farmer: Meet Patrick Mc Carthy, the 34-year-old Ag graduate, now grass and Macra-mad and running a dairy farm on over 105 acres.

Cork native Patrick McCarthy has been running the family farm for over 13 years now, since taking the reigns from his father back in 2004.

Organic Farming: Organic Dairy at Grennan's Farm

In the next of our organic series, we talk to the father and son behind Grennan's Organic Dairy Farm!

Young Farmer Series: Raymond Kelly a 20 year old dairy farmer, now running a farm of over 350 acres

This week we speak to Tipperary native Raymond Kelly, a Kildalton Graduate now running his family farm of over 350 acres and 180 cattle.

Roundup: The rest of the big stories from today

Another installment of our new roundup of the daily news, read all below.

Is Dairy really in the midst of a boom?

Teagasc recently published an outlook report, which reported that dairy farmers can expect increased incomes of between €75,000 and €80,000.But are we not staring down the barrel of a gun after the milk quota collapse and a lack of workers? 

Dairy Update: EU processors up prices by 1 cent per litre.

Leading Milk processors in the UK have announced they will increase the prices they pay to suppliers by 1 cent per litre at least.

ICMSA welcome milk price increase

The ICMSA’s Chairperson of the Dairy Committee, Gerald Quain (pictured above), yesterday welcomed the news of Irish processors increasing milk prices for June supplies.

Dairy Update: First of Processors announce June milk prices.

Lakeland Dairies have today announced their milk price for June supplies.

Dairy Update: Latest GDT auction results

Not great news for the dairy sector as the price index experiences decrease at the latest GDT auction.