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Irish Dairying – New Thinking for Challenging Times

The dairy sector is at a crossroads. Like the rest of the economy, it faces significant difficulties in 2009, adjusting to recession and falling world prices. Despite the current economic difficulties, the outlook in the medium-term is positive due to significant world demand for dairy products based on increasing world population and economic growth in developing countries.

18 June 2009
Event Proceeding
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Latest Results on Alternative Low Cost Winter Accommodation and Crossbreeding Studies at Moorepark

The ability of the dairy farmer to remain profitable into the future is dependent on having information to make informed decisions which would allow increased efficiency and scale of production. Acquiring and applying newer skills and knowledge for more efficient milk production are essential. New technology will allow dairy farmers to increase scale while at the same time reduce the unit cost of production.

01 February 2007
Event Proceeding
42 Pages