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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.

November 25

A huge thank you to Prof Adam Drewnowski @DrAdamDrew and @NICHE for our 31st Annual D…

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November 25

Dairy Council for NI chair, Dermot Farrell gives the ‘vote of thanks’ to Prof Ada…

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November 25

A sustainable diet should be healthy and also affordable but as Prof Adam Drewnowski…

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November 25

Prof Adam Drewnowski emphasises the importance of considering all four domains of sus…

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November 25

We are delighted to have Prof Adam Drewnowski @DrAdamDrew give the 31st Annual Dairy…

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November 25

Prof Sean Strain @NICHE_ULSTER introduces Prof Adam Drewnowski to give the Annual Dai…

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November 25

Prof Carol Curran, Executive Dean, Faculty of Life & Health Sciences @UlsterUni welco…

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November 25

Just a few minutes to go until the Annual Dairy Council Lecture 2020 begins... Prof S…

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November 25

Very much looking forward to the 31st Annual Dairy Council Nutrition Lecture with @NI…

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November 20

RT @JohnBlairMLA: At #SustainabledairyEU virtual farm visit today. Thanks @DairyCounc…

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November 20

And with that, Dr Mike Johnston draws our virtual farm visit to a close and thanks Ja…

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November 20

James says he has grassland that has been down there for 40+ years and is still going…

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November 20

Neville Graham says, "Our carbon outputs per litre have become lower than the Europea…

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November 20

Neville Graham says, "We need to support new entrants to the industry. Farmers are en…

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November 20

RT @Kelmba: Attending Virtual Farm Visit - EU Sustainable Dairy- From Research to Pra…

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From the farm to the fridge, the Dairy Council for Northern Ireland acts on behalf of the dairy industry, 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, and social media. Our Advertising is complemented by public relations and promotional activities designed to communicate with specific groups.

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