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.

January 22

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January 18

Milk contains a variety of important nutrients including protein, calcium, potassium,…

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January 18

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January 18

For adults in the UK, not only are milk and dairy foods our main calcium-providers, t…

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January 17

We have published an EU Sustainable Dairy fact book, detailing key research & knowled…

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January 17

The Northern Ireland dairy sector is worth £1.3bn to the wider NI economy, producing…

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January 17

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January 17

It is thought that cheese was first made around 8000 BC! Needless to say, we go back…

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January 16

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January 16

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January 16

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January 16

Thank you for having us @principalhfps! We really enjoyed our visit…

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January 14

RT @derive_1: #Dairy also the biggest contributor to daily #Riboflavin intake in Iris…

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January 11

RT @EamonJL: Also back in the news again is our TUDA bone health yogurt work! @WardyM…

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January 11

RT @NDC_ie: No bones about it: Caring for your skeleton is important from your early…

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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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