Dairy Council Northern Ireland

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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.

July 04

Rhys's @McClenaghanRhys choice of drink after training?…

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July 03

Raheem Sterling @Sterling7 and @JesseLingard at the Northern Ireland…

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June 22

RT @DiscoverCAFRE: Guest speaker @nickwhelan11, CEO Dale Farm, congratulates and insp…

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June 22

Congratulations to @PamelaMagee13 @mkellycann and all the local team @NICHE_ULSTER f…

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June 21

RT @Gonzalez_JT: Thanks @NutritionSoc it is an honour to have delivered this lecture…

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June 20

RT @derive_1: @EamonJL presented data on dairy intake from #TUDA aging cobort and con…

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June 20

RT @osteoporosisNI: @OsteoporosisSoc @NutritionSoc @NICHE_ULSTER excellent day talkin…

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June 20

Thank you for having us @stmaryskircubb1 We really enjoyed our visit! https://t.co/Gg…

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June 20

RT @emeirmc: Importance of #protein and #calcium for #bonehealth by @osteoporosisNI .…

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June 20

Dr David Armstrong @osteoporosisNI very interesting and entertaining talk on protein…

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June 13

Looking forward to it - the science and the social #irishsection @NutritionSoc @NICHE…

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June 11

RT @DM_Logue: @SENG_INDI @trust_indi @DairyCouncilNI @sj_sportsphysio @SoccerDonegal1…

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June 10

Thank you for having us @StrawPS - we really enjoyed our visit! https://t.co/IttcGxuX…

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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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