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.

July 15

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July 12

RT @safefood_eu: We often hear "I'm hungry!" from our kids when they really mean "I'm…

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July 12

RT @bestoffreshness: Best of luck to team @netballni in the Netball World Cup startin…

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July 08

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July 06

RT @RozMcmullan: And great for the teeth. @TheBDA @publichealthni @DentalPHE https://…

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July 04

Importance of the #FoodMatrix #DairyMatrix https://t.co/7fDI5DFQ75…

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July 02

RT @LJJ_nutrition: Thanks Gabriel for the enjoyable discussions around milk…

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June 26

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June 21

A huge thank you to Ellen and Katherine, our DCNI #FoodandFitness team, for a fantast…

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June 19

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

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June 08

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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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