Offaly Farmers win Origin Green Farmer Award for Dairy

Mairead and Pat McLoughlin from Rath took home the top award for Small/Medium Herd in the Dairy category at this week’s Bord Bia Origin Green Farmer Awards, held at The Heritage Hotel, Killenard on 12th December. The McLoughlins milk 56 cows currently with plans to increase this number to 66. The couple are new entrants to […]

On-Farm Investment Crucial For Dairy Expansion – Kiersey

Speaking from the Teagasc National Dairy Conference in Cork, IFA National Dairy Committee Chairman Kevin Kiersey today (Tues) said contributions from many of the speakers today had confirmed his strong view that dairy farmers will have to prioritise their resources for on-farm investment in the context of expansion. Mr Kiersey urged financial institutions to co-operate […]