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Articles Tagged ‘University College Dublin’

Development of a profitable, high-output, grass-based spring milk-production system

 

The abolition of the European milk quota system in 2015 paved the way for farms to expand production. However, the profitability associated with this extra production for individual farms needs to be examined and there must be a continuing focus on improving efficiencies, writes Karina Pierce, associate professor of dairy production, University College Dublin.

Teagasc appoints new dairy specialist

 

Teagasc has added to its team of dairy specialists. Emma-Louise Coffey has been appointed as a dairy knowledge-transfer specialist covering the South West region.