Welcome to the Lacpatrick Newsletter January 2019

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In this issue Andrew Mcconkey, (Chairman) gives an update on the merger with Lakeland. We report on the latest Brexit developments and a market report from LacPatrick’s Commercial Director, Dermot McGreal. Also, other articles of interest. In this month’s Issue: Work Continues Towards Merger What will a No-Deal Brexit Mean for Dairying? What is LacPatrick Doing? LacPatrick at Gulfoods Has Your Milking Machine … Read More

LacPatrick Dairies sets price for December milk

Patrick DonohoePress releases

The board of LacPatrick Dairies met on 22 January and set a price for December milk. Suppliers in Northern Ireland will receive a price of 28.5p/litre. The price includes a 2p/l winter bonus. The winter bonus has increased by 1p/l and is conditional on continued supply in January. Suppliers in the Republic of Ireland will receive a base price 31.75c/l … Read More

Welcome to the Lacpatrick Newsletter December 2018

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This is the final newsletter of 2018, a year which has not been without incident. To all our farmers, shareholders, staff and customers, we would like to wish you all a happy and healthy Christmas and a peaceful New Year. We look forward to working with everyone again in 2019 and a warm thanks to all those who supported the … Read More

LacPatrick Dairies sets milk price for October

Patrick DonohoeGeneral News

The board of LacPatrick Dairies has met today (20 November) to set a price for October milk. Suppliers in the Republic of Ireland will receive at price of 31c/l (including VAT) for milk supplied in October. Suppliers in Northern Ireland will receive a price of 26.5p/l for milk supplied in October. ‘Sustainable business’ Commenting on the October milk price, LacPatrick … Read More

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