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Beef Expo

Dates: 13 Sep 2017, 13 Sep 2017

Beef Expo

Speakers
Paul Nolan, Minster AI
• Market requirements and outlook
Dr Doreen Corridan, Munster AI
• Animal health in Autumn/Winter period

Karen Dukelow, Teagasc Beef Specialist
• A system to suit you
Liam Stack, Dairygold Technical Ruminant Manager
• Animal nutrition and performance in the autumn/ Winter period

 

On the evening we will have various stands including the different breed societies and lots from the animal health companies who will only be too happy to advise people on the different products Other interested parties will also have stands there.
We invite all our customers to what should be a very informative and entertaining evening. If you would like to learn more please contact your local ASM or Inside Sales Team at 022-31644

35th Annual Dairy Show

Dates: 21 Oct 2017

35th Annual Dairy Show

The 35th annual National Dairy Show takes place on Saturday 21st October 2017 in the Green Glens Arena in Milstreet Co Cork and you are invited to come and visit our Dairygold stand on the day.

Our Area Sales Managers and Advisory Teams will be on hand to offer advice and technical support to our customers. This event provides both a National & International a platform for the society in which we can promote ourselves and our dairy industry and with economic forecasters predicting considerable growth in the Irish dairy industry the National Dairy Show offers an excellent opportunity to capitalise on this growth.

With an ever increasing attendance last year’s National Dairy Show saw over 100 companies exhibiting to over 3000 people on the day.

Dairygold Generator Information Event | Corrin Event Centre, Fermoy

In the aftermath of Storm Ophelia, we understand the devastating effects that such unprecedented  weather can have on our farming community and realise the importance of planning ahead to ensure you are prepared for future power outages.

Join us for our upcoming Generator Information Events in association with MACGEN Power Generation which have been organised at the below locations.

21st November – Corrin Event Centre, Fermoy, Co. Cork – 7pm – 10pm
28th November – Co-Op Superstores Mogeely, Co. Cork – 11am – 4pm
29th November – Co-Op Superstores, Coachford, Co. Cork – 11am – 4pm
30th November – Co-Op Superstores Ardagh, Co. Limerick – 11am – 4pm

On these evenings we will provide you with a comprehensive overview of our new range of MACGEN power generators. We will also provide demonstrations and advice from Industry experts on the most suitable type of generator for your farm. There will also be exclusive offers on the evening.

MACGEN offer a comprehensive range of generators suitable for agricultural use including easy to use PTO Generators which come with a 2 Year Guarantee and Removable 3-Point Linkage, Bolt Down Slots for Fixed Operation, PTO Shafts & IP67 Plugs as Standard.

These generators are now available to order at your local Dairygold Co-Op Superstores & coming soon to our online store @ www.coopsuperstores.ie

Dairygold Generator Information Event | Co-Op Superstores Mogeely

In the aftermath of Storm Ophelia, we understand the devastating effects that such unprecedented  weather can have on our farming community and realise the importance of planning ahead to ensure you are prepared for future power outages.

Join us for our upcoming Generator Information Events in association with MACGEN Power Generation which have been organised at the below locations.

21st November – Corrin Event Centre, Fermoy, Co. Cork – 7pm – 10pm
28th November – Co-Op Superstores Mogeely, Co. Cork – 11am – 4pm
29th November – Co-Op Superstores, Coachford, Co. Cork – 11am – 4pm
30th November – Co-Op Superstores Ardagh, Co. Limerick – 11am – 4pm

On these evenings we will provide you with a comprehensive overview of our new range of MACGEN power generators. We will also provide demonstrations and advice from Industry experts on the most suitable type of generator for your farm. There will also be exclusive offers on the evening.

MACGEN offer a comprehensive range of generators suitable for agricultural use including easy to use PTO Generators which come with a 2 Year Guarantee and Removable 3-Point Linkage, Bolt Down Slots for Fixed Operation, PTO Shafts & IP67 Plugs as Standard.

These generators are now available to order at your local Dairygold Co-Op Superstores & coming soon to our online store @ www.coopsuperstores.ie

Dairygold Generator Information Event | Co-Op Superstores Coachford

In the aftermath of Storm Ophelia, we understand the devastating effects that such unprecedented  weather can have on our farming community and realise the importance of planning ahead to ensure you are prepared for future power outages.

Join us for our upcoming Generator Information Events in association with MACGEN Power Generation which have been organised at the below locations.

21st November – Corrin Event Centre, Fermoy, Co. Cork – 7pm – 10pm
28th November – Co-Op Superstores Mogeely, Co. Cork – 11am – 4pm
29th November – Co-Op Superstores, Coachford, Co. Cork – 11am – 4pm
30th November – Co-Op Superstores Ardagh, Co. Limerick – 11am – 4pm

On these evenings we will provide you with a comprehensive overview of our new range of MACGEN power generators. We will also provide demonstrations and advice from Industry experts on the most suitable type of generator for your farm. There will also be exclusive offers on the evening.

MACGEN offer a comprehensive range of generators suitable for agricultural use including easy to use PTO Generators which come with a 2 Year Guarantee and Removable 3-Point Linkage, Bolt Down Slots for Fixed Operation, PTO Shafts & IP67 Plugs as Standard.

These generators are now available to order at your local Dairygold Co-Op Superstores & coming soon to our online store @ www.coopsuperstores.ie

Dairygold Generator Information Event | Co-Op Superstores Ardagh

In the aftermath of Storm Ophelia, we understand the devastating effects that such unprecedented  weather can have on our farming community and realise the importance of planning ahead to ensure you are prepared for future power outages.

Join us for our upcoming Generator Information Events in association with MACGEN Power Generation which have been organised at the below locations.

21st November – Corrin Event Centre, Fermoy, Co. Cork – 7pm – 10pm
28th November – Co-Op Superstores Mogeely, Co. Cork – 11am – 4pm
29th November – Co-Op Superstores, Coachford, Co. Cork – 11am – 4pm
30th November – Co-Op Superstores Ardagh, Co. Limerick – 11am – 4pm

On these evenings we will provide you with a comprehensive overview of our new range of MACGEN power generators. We will also provide demonstrations and advice from Industry experts on the most suitable type of generator for your farm. There will also be exclusive offers on the evening.

MACGEN offer a comprehensive range of generators suitable for agricultural use including easy to use PTO Generators which come with a 2 Year Guarantee and Removable 3-Point Linkage, Bolt Down Slots for Fixed Operation, PTO Shafts & IP67 Plugs as Standard.

These generators are now available to order at your local Dairygold Co-Op Superstores & coming soon to our online store @ www.coopsuperstores.ie

Irish Farmers Journal Dairy Day | Punchestown Event Centre, Co. Kildare

The Irish Farmers Journal will host National Dairy Day on Thursday 23 November 2017 in Punchestown Event Cenre, Co. Kildare. The event promises to offer solutions for a growing sector. The day aims to showcase all that is good about the dairy industry and find solutions for farmers to emerging challenges and trends.

On the Dairy Day in Punchestown, the chairpersons of some of the biggest Irish processors will attend to describe what they are hearing from their suppliers as views, thoughts and considerations vary from region to region.

There will be two stages active all day with a number of different topics and demonstrations. One stage will feature discussions on topics mainly outside the farm gate, such as future supply and new products globally, while the other stage will tackle demonstrations and new skills.


Session 1: 10am to 11.30am

Topic: What is happening in world markets and how will it affect Ireland?

Craig Bell, US Dairy market analyst, Lettismo director – Setting the US and global scene on dairy.

Greg Gent, dairy farmer and former Fonterra director – What’s happening New Zealand?

Harm Holman, dairy farmer, former FrieslandCampina director – European limits back on?

Joe Gill, dairy analyst – Global supply and demand: what do we need to be mindful of?


Session 2: 11.30am to 1.30pm

Video footage of Irish dairy processing – visiting the new investments and talking to chief executives all around Ireland.

Chief executives answer the key questions:

Gabriel Darcy, CEO LacPatrick; Michael Hanley, CEO Lakeland; Nick Whelan, CEO Dale Farm; Jim Bergin, CEO, Glanbia; Jim Woulfe, CEO, Dairygold; Conor Ryan, CEO, Arrabawn; Edmund Scanlon, CEO, Kerry Group; Aaron Forde, CEO, Aurivo; Dan McSweeney, CEO, Carbery.

Farmers have their say – the chairperson’s panel

Andrew McConkey, LacPatrick; Alo Duffy, Lakeland; John Dunlop, Dale Farm; Henry Corbally, Glanbia; James Lynch, Dairygold; Sean Monahan, Arrabawn; Mundy Hayes, Kerry Co-op; Michael Dowling, Kerry Group; and Pat Duffy, Aurivo; Joe Healy, IFA.


Session 3: 1.30pm to 2.30pm

The wrap session – where is Ireland going or where does it need to go?

Craig Bell, US Dairy market analyst; Kevin Lane, CEO Ornua; and Paul Finnerty, Former ABP CEO, The Yield lab chair.


Afternoon panel discussions

2.30 to 3.30pm: Fake milk, GMO-free milk and new dairy products – what’s on trend?

3.30 to 4.30pm: People in dairy dilemma – What can the industry do?

4.30 to 5.30pm: Dairy policy – What does the dairy industry need to be alert on?

Live demonstrations and discussions on skill changes required if expanding cow numbers


Morning session

10am to 10.30am How to milk properly and more efficiently?

Guest speakers: Padraig O’Connor, Teagasc & Aidan Brennan, IFJ.

10.30am to 11am How to mobility score and body condition score?

Guest speakers: Noel Byrne, Moorepark.

11am to 11.30am Cashflow budgeting – how important?

Guest speakers: Brian and Anne Marie Doheny & Philip. O’Connor

11.30am to 12pm Tools for measuring and managing grass.

Guest speakers: Michael O’Leary, Moorepark & IFJ specialists.

12pm to 12.30pm Time and people management.

Guest speakers: Nollaig Heffernan, Labour Management.

12.30pm to 1pm Modernising farm infrastructure for more cows.

Guest speakers: Brian Ronayne & Bertie Troy, Grasstec.


Afternoon

1pm to 1.30pm Cashflow budgeting – how important?

Guest speakers: Brian and Anne Marie Doheny & Philip O’Connor.

1.30pm to 2pm How to mobility score and body condition score?

Guest speakers: Noel Byrne, Moorepark.

2pm to 2.30pm How to milk properly and milk more efficiently?

Guest speakers: Padraig O’Connor, Teagasc & Aidan Brennan.

2.30pm to 3pm Tools for measuring and managing grass.

Guest speakers: Michael O’Leary, Moorepark & IFJ specialists.

3pm to 3.30pm Time and people management.

Guest speakers: Nollaig Heffernan, Labour Management.

3.30pm to 4pm Modernising farm infrastructure for more cows.

Guest speakers: Brian Ronayne & Bertie Troy, Grasstec.


To get your ticket for the event, simply collect 3 tokens from the Irish Farmers Journal over the next three weeks and bring them along with you on the day or buy your ticket

Dairygold Johnes Regional Meeting | Firgrove Hotel, Mitchelstown

Dairygold will hold a number of informational days with regards Johnes prevention on your farm.

Meetings commence at 11AM to 1PM. Tea/Coffee and refreshments will be provided afterwards.

Dairygold Johnes Awareness Workshop | Riverside Hotel, Macroom

Dairygold will hold a number of informational days with regards Johnes prevention on your farm.

Workshops commence at 11AM to 1PM. Tea/Coffee and refreshments will be provided afterwards.

Dairygold Johnes Awareness Workshop | Garryvoe Hotel, Garryvoe

Dairygold will hold a number of informational days with regards Johnes prevention on your farm.

Workshops commence at 11AM to 1PM. Tea/Coffee and refreshments will be provided afterwards.

Dairygold Johnes Awareness Workshop | Woodlands House Hotel, Adare

Dairygold will hold a number of informational days with regards Johnes prevention on your farm.

Workshops will commence at 11AM to 1PM. Tea/Coffee and refreshments will be provided afterwards.

Dairygold Johnes Awareness Workshop | Springfort Hall, Mallow

Dairygold will hold a number of informational days with regards Johnes prevention on your farm.

Workshops will commence at 11AM to 1PM. Tea/Coffee and refreshments will be provided afterwards.

Dairygold Johnes Awareness Workshop | Cahir House Hotel, Cahir

Dairygold will hold a number of informational days with regards Johnes prevention on your farm.

Workshops will commence at 11AM to 1PM. Tea/Coffee and refreshments will be provided afterwards.

Dairygold/Teagasc Calf Care Event | Teagasc Research Farm, Kilworth, Fermoy, Co. Cork

Topics include: Labour Management, Johne’s Disease, Calf Housing & Disinfection Protocol

Event will begin at 11AM.

Dairygold/Teagasc Calf Care Event | Farm of Liam Leahy, Bridelands, Crookstown, Co. Cork

Topics include: Labour Management, Johne’s Disease, Calf Housing & Disinfection Protocol

Event will begin at 11AM.

Dairygold Dairy Day 2018 | Corrin Mart, Fermoy, Co. Cork

Speakers Outline:

12.00pm Dr. Stan Lalor, Grassland Agro

Dr. Stan Lalor is an Agricultural Science graduate of UCD, and also studied in Wageningen University, The Netherlands.

He currently works in Grassland AGRO leading their technical sales teams for the Soil Conditioner, Enhanced Fertiliser, Crop Nutrition, Animal Nutrition and Dairy Hygiene components of the Business.

Prior to joining Grassland AGRO, he worked for over ten years with Teagasc, initially for 2 years in the Dairy Advisory Service, before moving to a Research Officer role in 2006 based in Johnstown Castle, Wexford. In his research career, he worked on slurry management, and later on soil fertility research and is widely known and respected as a national leader in the area of soil fertility and nutrient management.

He is also an Adjunct Lecturer of UCD and has contributed to the teaching of soils and nutrient management in UCD for many years.

Stan will speak on getting your soil fertility right and the significant returns this will bring.

12.30pm Dr Karina Pierce, Dairy Science Lecturer UCD

Karina Pierce is Associate Professor of Dairy Production in UCD and is coordinator of the UCD/Teagasc degree programme in Dairy Business and of the Professional Diploma in Dairy Farm Management. She graduated with a BAgrSc in 2001 and completed her PhD in animal nutrition in 2005. She worked as an animal nutritionist for two years before returning to UCD. Karina has just finished a 5-year term as a member of Teagasc Authority where she chaired the Teagasc research committee. She was President of the Agricultural Science Association in 2011/12.

Karina will speak on the learnings from 2017 and managing a high producing spring calving herd.

1.00PM John Newbold, Head of Technical Animal Nutrition, Volac

John Newbold heads the technical team for animal nutrition in Volac, developing and supporting products for young animals, fat nutrition and forage conservation.

Before joining Volac John was R&D Director for Cargill Animal Nutrition, living in Belgium and overseeing research at the company’s two research farms in the Netherlands and the USA.

From Dairy Farming Pedigree in the English midlands, John studied at The University of Nottingham and at Michigan State University before beginning his career in the animal feed industry

John believes that genuine progress in the efficient, sustainable production of food from animals depends absolutely on a deep understanding of biology at all levels, from the molecular to the ecological.

1.30PM Nollaig Heffernan, Management Consultant, Heffernan Consultancy Ltd.

Nollaig is an independent Management Consultant who specialises in Leadership and Organisational Psychology.  She works across sectors with businesses from sole traders to multi-nationals to improve their performance by increasing the efficiency of their most valuable asset; their people.

Nollaig regularly delivers workshops to Dairy Discussion Groups across the UK and Ireland and has spoken at events and conferences on topics relating to labour efficiency, self-management, strategic leadership and change management in the Dairy Sector.

Companies that will be available to answer any queries on the day include:

  • Goldcrop
  • Norbrook
  • Germinal
  • Monsanto
  • Sealed Air (Diversey)
  • Zoetis
  • Biocel
  • Merial
  • MSD
  • Co Operative Animal Health Ltd.
  • Alltech
  • Zurich
  • MacGen Generators
  • Grassland Agro
  • Gouldings
  • Volac
  • Co-Op Superstores
  • Dairygold Food Ingredients
Dairygold Tillage Conference | Corrin Mart, Fermoy, Co. Cork

Andy Doyle, M,Agr.Sc, tillage editor of The Farmers Journal, has worked with The Journal for past 28 years and is well known in all tillage areas of the country. His advice on the industry and his bank of knowledge is second to none. Before joining The Journal Andy was a researcher and lecturer at UCD.

Ciaran Collins is a crop specialist with Teagasc based in Moorepark, Co Cork.

Tim O ‘Donovan M.Agr.Sc,technical manager with Seedtech who he joined in 2016 having previously worked as tillage specialist with Teagasc.He has a wealth of in-depth arable experience.

Dr Louise Mcnamara,works in research in Teagasc Oakpark,has a phd from Maynooth. Is currently working on,the establishment and management of Ecological Focus Areas to enhance Ecosystem services and integtated pest management. She has also done research on BYDV in the Munster area.

Provita Lameness Clinic | Lombardstown

Provita will be provding advice to you on lameness in dairy cattle & sheep and how Provita’s Hoofsure HELP service and products can help reduce lameness problems on farm.

A Provita technical advisor will be on hand to offer free advice and to answer your queries. There is no need to book in, just call in on the day.

To see more on the Provita range Click Here

Provita Lameness Clinic | Clondrohid

Provita will be provding advice to you on lameness in dairy cattle & sheep and how Provita’s Hoofsure HELP service and products can help reduce lameness problems on farm.

A Provita technical advisor will be on hand to offer free advice and to answer your queries. There is no need to book in, just call in on the day.

To see more on the Provita range Click Here

Provita Lameness Clinic | Buttevant

Provita will be provding advice to you on lameness in dairy cattle & sheep and how Provita’s Hoofsure HELP service and products can help reduce lameness problems on farm.

A Provita technical advisor will be on hand to offer free advice and to answer your queries. There is no need to book in, just call in on the day.

To see more on the Provita range Click Here

Provita Lameness Clinic | Ardagh

Provita will be provding advice to you on lameness in dairy cattle & sheep and how Provita’s Hoofsure HELP service and products can help reduce lameness problems on farm.

A Provita technical advisor will be on hand to offer free advice and to answer your queries. There is no need to book in, just call in on the day.

To see more on the Provita range Click Here

CANCELLED Dairygold/Teagasc Joint Programme Spring Grass SIE | Coachford

Please note this event has been CANCELLED due to deteriorating weather conditions.

 

Venue Farm of – Lee Valley Farms, Denis Finnegan, Nadrid, Coachford, Co. Cork

 

Topics for discussion are:

  • Feeding the cow at grass this spring
  • Managing difficult ground conditions
  • Paddock and roadway design
  • Getting the most from spring fertiliser
Dairygold/Teagasc Joint Programme Spring Grass SIE | Ballygarvan

Venue Farm of – John Kingston, Rathmacullig, Ballygarvan, Co. Cork at 11am.

 

Topics for discussion are:

  • Feeding the cow at grass this spring
  • Managing difficult ground conditions
  • Paddock and roadway design
  • Getting the most from spring fertiliser
Dairygold/Teagasc Joint Programme Spring Grass SIE | Donoughmore

Venue Farm of – Pat Barry, Coolicka, Donoughmore, Co Cork at 11 am

 

 

Topics for discussion are:

  • Feeding the cow at grass this spring
  • Managing difficult ground conditions
  • Paddock and roadway design
  • Getting the most from spring fertiliser
CANCELLED Dairygold/Teagasc Joint Programme Spring Grass SIE | Crecora

CANCELLED

 

Venue Farm of – James McNamara, Greenhills, Crecora, Co. Limerick at 11 am

 

 

Topics for discussion are:

  • Feeding the cow at grass this spring
  • Managing difficult ground conditions
  • Paddock and roadway design
  • Getting the most from spring fertiliser
Provita Lameness Clinic | Coachford

Provita will be provding advice to you on lameness in dairy cattle & sheep and how Provita’s Hoofsure HELP service and products can help reduce lameness problems on farm.

Aideen McGrade, technical advisor with Provita will be on hand to offer free advice and to answer your queries. There is no need to book in, just call in on the day.

The clinics will run from 9:30AM to 4:30PM.

To see more on the Provita range Click Here

Provita Lameness Clinic | Mogeely

Provita will be provding advice to you on lameness in dairy cattle & sheep and how Provita’s Hoofsure HELP service and products can help reduce lameness problems on farm.

Aideen McGrade, technical advisor with Provita will be on hand to offer free advice and to answer your queries. There is no need to book in, just call in on the day.

The clinics will run from 9:30AM to 4:30PM.

To see more on the Provita range Click Here

Provita Lameness Clinic | Ardagh

Provita will be provding advice to you on lameness in dairy cattle & sheep and how Provita’s Hoofsure HELP service and products can help reduce lameness problems on farm.

Aideen McGrade technical advisor with Provita will be on hand to offer free advice and to answer your queries. There is no need to book in, just call in on the day.

The clinics will run from 9:30AM to 4:30PM.

To see more on the Provita range Click Here

Provita Lameness Clinic | Buttevant

Provita will be provding advice to you on lameness in dairy cattle & sheep and how Provita’s Hoofsure HELP service and products can help reduce lameness problems on farm.

Aideen McGrade, technical advisor with Provita will be on hand to offer free advice and to answer your queries. There is no need to book in, just call in on the day.

The clinics will run from 9:30AM to 4:30PM.

To see more on the Provita range Click Here

Teagasc/Dairygold Spring Breeding Management and Herd Health Event | Kilfinane

Spring Breeding Management and Herd Health Event in conjunction with Dairygold, Teagasc and Munster AI.

 

Event starts at 11AM on the farm of Liam Drake, Kilcruig, Kilfinane, Co. Limerick.

Teagasc/Dairygold Spring Breeding Management and Herd Health Event | Cahir

Spring Breeding Management and Herd Health Event in conjunction with Dairygold, Teagasc and Munster AI.

 

Event starts at 11AM on the farm of McEniry Farms, Outrath, Cahir, Co. Tipperary

Teagasc/Dairygold Spring Breeding Management and Herd Health Event | Cloyne

Spring Breeding Management and Herd Health Event in conjunction with Dairygold, Teagasc and Munster AI.

 

Event starts at 11AM on the farm of Michael McGrath Ballymacandrick, Cloyne, Co. Cork

Teagasc/Dairygold Spring Breeding Management and Herd Health Event | Mallow

Spring Breeding Management and Herd Health Event in conjunction with Dairygold, Teagasc and Munster AI.

 

Event starts at 11AM on the farm of Thomas Kenny, Lahakineen, Mourneabbey, Mallow, Co. Cork

 

This is a KT Approved Event

Teagasc/Dairygold Spring Breeding Management and Herd Health Event | Moorepark

Spring Breeding Management and Herd Health Event in conjunction with Dairygold, Teagasc and Munster AI.

 

Event starts at 11AM on the farm of Curtins Farm, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork

Teagasc/Dairygold Spring Breeding Management and Herd Health Event | Macroom

Spring Breeding Management and Herd Health Event in conjunction with Dairygold, Teagasc and Munster AI.

 

Event starts at 7.30PM in Macroom Mart.

 

This is a KT Approved Event.

Tillage Field Evening – Midleton

Dairygold in association with Teagasc will hold three field evenings with a look at spring malting barley and other crops at their current growth stages and management. We will also have demonstration of fertiliser spreader calibration for different fertilisers.

 

The Field Evening will begin on the lands of Dennis O’Connor, Ballyvodock, Midleton, Co. Cork.

 

Start Time 6.00pm.

 

Tillage Field Evening – Cashel

Dairygold in association with Teagasc will hold three field evenings with a look at spring malting barley and other crops at their current growth stages and management. We will also have demonstration of fertiliser spreader calibration for different fertilisers.

 

The Field Evening will begin on the lands of Mark & Eddie Hally at Racecource, Cashel, Co. Tipperary.

 

Start Time 6.00pm.

Tillage Field Evening – Glanworth

Dairygold in association with Teagasc will hold three field evenings with a look at spring malting barley and other crops at their current growth stages and management. We will also have demonstration of fertiliser spreader calibration for different fertilisers.

 

The Field Evening will begin on the lands of Paddy Fitzgibbon, Ballyegan, Glanworth, Co. Cork.

 

Start Time 6.00pm.

IHFA Cork Club Field Evening | Farm of James and Seamus Crowley, Coppeen, Co. Cork

Field Evening at Moneygurran Herd of James & Seamus Crowley, Eircode: P47 FK11

June 15 @ 7:00 pm10:00 pm

Milk Quality Farm Walk 2018

Event Time 12pm
Venue John and Maria Walsh, Ballylomasna, Ballylooby, Cahir, Co Tipperary

 

2017 National Winners of the NDC & Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards

This event is organised by Teagasc, with the support of Dairygold Co-op, the National Dairy Council and Ornua, and celebrates the excellence of Irish dairy farming, highlighted annually by the NDC & Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards.

The farm walk will address the following topics:

  • Farm performance, both current and over time
  • Producing high quality milk with low SCC and TBC
  • Sustainable milk production with due care for the environment
  • Family dairy farming including the Walsh family’s expansion plans, labour/ workload and lean farming
  • Growing, grazing and using more grass

All welcome to attend

 

Directions: The farm is located between Cahir and Clogheen and can be accessed via the R668 Cahir-Clogheen road; follow the Teagasc signs. GPS co-ordinates: 52°18’33.5″N 7°58’30.0″W Googlemaps: 52.3093, -7.97501

Dairygold/Teagasc Fodder & Drought Event | Castletownroche GAA Pitch

Monday 16th July 12PM to 1.30PM

Topics include:

  • Current Feed
  • Water
  • Winter Feed
  • Herd Management

 

All Welcome

To see more on your feeding options during this dry spell please Click Here.

Drought and Grazing Infrastructure SIE Event | Kilworth, Co. Cork

On the farm of William Blackburn, Rushmount, Kilworth on Thursday 2nd August @ 11A to 1PM.

Drought and Grazing Infrastructure SIE Event | Bandon, Co. Cork

On the farm of Ray Goggin, Moskeagh, Templemartin, Co. Cork on Wednesday 15th August @11AM to 1PM

Drought and Grazing Infrastructure SIE Event | Pallasgreen, Co. Limerick

On the farm of Liam & Pierce Breen, Pallasgreen, Co Limerick on Thursday 9th August @ 11am-1PM.

Drought and Grazing Infrastructure SIE Event | Buttevant, Co Cork

On the farm of Donal Shinnick, Buttevant, Co Cork on Monday 13th August @ 11AM-1PM.

Dairygold Beef Expo | “Beef in Uncertain Times – The Facts”

Dairygold Co Op is holding a Beef Expo at Corrin Mart, Fermoy on Sept 12th at 7pm.

As the Winter Season fast approaches we again have our Dairygold Beef Expo at Corrin Event Centre, Fermoy.

At our Expo we will have Sean Coffey, C.E.O. Kepak, giving us some insights from a processors point of view on what the markets demands. Sean has worked at all levels of the business and has extensive knowledge of what the processor requires. Kepak will also have their Grading Manager present to grade cattle, demonstrating using live cattle in the main cattle ring and explain what stage each animal is at. Dairygold Nutritionist Colman Purcell will speak on the nutritional requirement of each animal. Continental and Friesian cross cattle will be examined.

Joe Burke Bord Bia Beef and Livestock sector manager will talk on the beef market and prices prospects for the coming season. He will have many insights as to what is required for finishers.

Doreen Corridan will give some timely hints on animal health and welfare for the autumn/winter period. She will give up to date advice on what beef farms should be doing over this period to get the best production levels from your cattle of all ages.

Liam Stack and Colman Purcell, both Dairygold Nutritionists will be on hand to provide fodder clinics and give advice on filling the fodder gap this winter. Our team of ASM’S will also be available from 5pm.

On the evening we will also have various stands including many breed societies and many animal health companies who will only be too happy to advise you on products to drive performance on your farm. Other interested parties will also have stands on the evening.

Demos will begin at 5 pm with light refreshments available from 6.15pm. Speakers will begin at 7 pm

We will have a “Guess the weight of bullock” competition for a major prize.

We invite all our customers to what should be a very informative and entertaining evening. If you would like to learn more please contact your local ASM or Inside Sales Team at 022-31644

Winter Feed Planning Workshop | New Inn

Dairygold Co-op Superstores, New Inn, Tipperary on Thursday 15th November @ 10am-1pm

Winter Feed Planning Workshop | Garryspillane

Dairygold Co-op Superstores, Garryspillane, Co. Limerick on Monday 19th November @ 10am-1pm

Winter Feed Planning Workshop | Ballymakeera

Dairygold Co-op Superstores, Ballymakeera, Co. Cork on Tuesday 20th November @ 10am-1pm

Winter Feed Planning Workshop | Carrigaline

Dairygold Co-op Superstores, Carrigaline, Co. Cork on 21st November @ 10am-1pm

Winter Feed Planning Workshop | Coachford

Dairygold Co-op Superstores, Coachford, Co. Cork on Thursday 22nd November @ 10am-1pm