Case Study: SRUC Dairy Herds - The Effect of Reducing Milking Frequency in Response to Covid-19

Are there benefits to be had from moving from a 3x milking system to 2x? Perhaps the main reason to change is to reduce milk output, based on your milk buyers requirements with the current impact of COVID-19 on dairy markets. However, reducing…


Dairy farmers sought for international project

TEN SCOTTISH dairy farmers are being given the opportunity to become involved in a project looking at how new technologies can improve and secure the long-term future of dairying. One of the project partners is Scotland’s Rural College, and the…


"This is a win-win strategy for livestock farmers, the dairy industry, consumers and citizens"

What are the challenges for Dairy production in the Atlantic Area? André Le Gall: The European Atlantic Area is very favourable to dairy production thanks to good pedoclimatic conditions for fodder production, well educated farmers and efficient…


The rain in Spain falls mainly in the winter

During a recent visit to Galicia, a group of Teagasc clients and advisors discovered that Spain’s dairy industry has some similarities and some huge differences compared with our own. The visit was part of a new Interreg project set up using EU…


CAFRE, LacPatrick and UFU launch exciting new project – Dairy-4-Future

Ten Northern Ireland dairy farmers have the opportunity to get involved in an important project that looks at how new technologies can improve their long-term future. ‘Dairy-4-Future’ is an exciting new €3.8 million EU Interreg funded project with a…