Dairy Council Northern Ireland

Milk it for all it's worth


Farm life

Working with Nature

We take many things for granted, things that are familiar and that we use every day. So have you ever thought about what’s involved in giving you your daily pinta and other dairy products?

This photo exhibition tells the story of what’s involved in producing milk on dairy farms throughout Northern Ireland. It shows what life is like on a dairy farm, and how dairy farmers and their families work in harmony with nature and the changing seasons to make sure you have milk and dairy products that are probably the best in the world. The life and work of a dairy farmer has a rhythm that’s in tune with nature and the four seasons. Each season dictates what happens on a dairy farm, from harvesting grass in summer to the birth of new calves in spring. So dairy farmers and their families work with nature the year round, in tune with the unique rhythms of each season.

September 19

The European dairy sector, as a whole, has reduced its GHG-emissions by 20% percent s…

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September 18

The European dairy sector provides a livelihood for more than 1 million people across…

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September 17

Well, we've loved dairy week on #GBBO! There curd not have been a better theme…

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September 17

We think these mishti showstoppers could be.... udderly delicious… #GBBO @BritishBa…

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September 17

Prue, the Dairy Godmother… #GBBO https://t.co/mf0sSJaHlY…

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September 17

.@FAO defines sustainable diet as a diet that takes health, climate, environment, eco…

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September 16

In the last 25 years, Northern Ireland dairy farms have reduced their GHG emissions b…

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September 16

So, how do we go about reducing our carbon footprint? #SustainableDairyEU https://t.c…

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September 16

Save the date: 12th December. So pleased to have @LouiseMBurke coming to Northern Ire…

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September 12

RT @NIINutrition: Choline is an essential nutrient found in eggs, dairy, meat and fi…

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September 11

Great @NutriWebinar from @DRSarahBath this evening on who is at risk of iodine defici…

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September 11

It's similar in Northern Ireland: milk and dairy foods provide 45% of calcium intake…

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From the farm to the fridge, the Dairy Council for Northern Ireland acts on behalf of the dairy industry, advertising and promoting the natural goodness and quality of Northern Ireland milk and dairy products.

Our primary function is to communicate factual information to allow individuals to make well informed choices about dairy products that they consume and to inform them of the benefits of including dairy products in a balanced diet. We use a wide range of media, which includes television, radio, press, magazine, posters and the internet. Our Advertising is complemented by public relations and promotional activities designed to communicate with specific groups.

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