Welcome to the Lacpatrick Newsletter November 2018

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In this month’s edition the Chairman, Andrew McConkey personally expresses thanks to all suppliers who turned out to vote in favour of the merger with Lakeland. Also, an article on the global market as the dairy sector heads into retreat. An interesting article form CellCheck on Heifer Mastitis and other workshops happening within LacPatrick. Download the LacPatrick Newsletter Here   … Read More

Shareholders of LacPatrick Dairies and Lakeland Dairies approve merger

Patrick DonohoeGeneral News, Producer news

At their respective SGMs held this afternoon (Tuesday 23 October), shareholders of dairy processing co-operatives Lakeland Dairies and LacPatrick Dairies have voted resoundingly in favour of the merger of both Societies. Lakeland shareholders met in Cavan and LacPatrick shareholders met in Cookstown, Co. Tyrone. The ballots of each society were conducted independently by the Irish Co-operative Organisation Society (“ICOS”). 95.99% … Read More

LacPatrick sets milk price for September

Patrick DonohoeGeneral News, Producer news

The Board of LacPatrick Dairies has met today (19 October) to set a price for September milk. Farmers in Northern Ireland will receive a base price of 27.5p/litre for milk supplied in September. This price is held from the August price. Farmers in the Republic of Ireland will receive a base price of 32c/l (including VAT) for milk supplied in … Read More

Welcome to the Lacpatrick Newsletter October 2018

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In this issue Andrew McConkey (Chairman) encourages all shareholders to vote on the 23rd October in the Glenavon Hotel. We report on the 2018 National Dairy Council / Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards, at which the McKenna family from near Emyvale have won one of the most prestigious awards in the Irish dairy industry. Congratulations to the family. Also, other articles of interest … Read More

LacPatrick congratulates McKennas on prestigious victory

Patrick DonohoeGeneral News, Producer news

Following the success of the McKenna family at the 2018 NDC / Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards, LacPatrick Dairies has paid tribute to the success. The McKennas, Darren and Denise, took home the herd health category at the national finals this week and also won the overall winner. It is the first time the prestigious award has gone to a farm … Read More

Lakeland Dairies and LacPatrick Dairies agree Merger Terms

Patrick DonohoeGeneral News, Producer news

Boards of both Co-operatives unanimously recommend Merger to their Shareholders with SGMs to be held on Tuesday 23rd October, 2018. Merger will underpin a sustainable and competitive milk price for thousands of dairy farming families north and south. Lakeland Dairies and LacPatrick Dairies have reached agreement to merge following the unanimous approval of the Boards of both co-operative societies who … Read More

LacPatrick supplier shortlisted for major award

Patrick DonohoeGeneral News, Producer news

It is with great honour that we announce that Darran McKenna has made the final shortlist for the 2018 National Dairy Council (NDC) and Kerrygold Milk Quality Awards. Making the final shortlist of nine puts Darran in the top bracket of quality milk producers in the country. The awards recognise standards of excellence in dairy farming, with dairy co-operatives throughout … Read More

LacPatrick sets August milk price

Patrick DonohoeProducer news

The board of LacPatrick Dairies met today (17 September) to set a milk price for August. In the Republic of Ireland, suppliers will receive a price of 32c/l (including VAT) for manufacturing milk supplied in August. The price is held from July. In Northern Ireland, suppliers will receive a price of 27.5p/l for milk supplied in August. Again, this price … Read More

Welcome to the Lacpatrick Newsletter September 2018

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We have an update on the developments within LacPatrick which include exclusive amalgamation talks with Lakeland Dairies. As the show season ends we bring you information on a few of our suppliers who have brought home awards. Also, information from Cellcheck and the latest news from Red Tractor. Download the Lacpatrick Newsletter here.

Invest NI central to Artigarvan investment

Patrick DonohoeGeneral News

The new Dairy Technology Centre at Artigarvan has completed its first peak season of milk processing. The €40m (£30m) investment saw a state-of-the-art 7t/hour processing centre built at the existing LacPatrick Dairies site in Co Tyrone. Over the peak months of summer milk production, as much as 1.7m litres of milk was processed in Artigarvan on a daily basis. High-quality … Read More