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Decision by Drinagh to hold May milk price to year end a welcome signal all other co-ops must heed – O’Leary

IFA National Dairy Committee Chairman Sean O’Leary has welcomed the decision by Drinagh Co-op, which have been consistently among the top payers in a particularly difficult year, to not only hold their May milk price in the face of a 0.5c/l Carbery cut, but to commit to this price to year end. This is the type of signal which, as markets have begun to recover, dairy farmers need to restore

Coveney extends imported fodder transport scheme

MINISTER for Agriculture Simon Coveney has announced that he has extended the duration of the Imported Fodder Transport Scheme for one week. The scheme will now run until Friday 10th May.   The Minister also today confirmed that maize silage is eligible under the scheme. He said his Department has been working with the industry on this and said that large quantities of maize silage up to 6,000 tons are

Farmers queue as UK hay arrives in Drinagh

THERE were long queues of Farmers at Drinagh Co-op’s main site recently as a new consignment of Hay arrived by truck from the UK.   The load was sourced by Drinagh Co-op in the UK to assist farmers in some way with the current fodder crisis.   Long queues snaked out of the yard as farmer’s desperate to provide feed for their starving cattle sought to get whatever help they