Possible milk collection disruptions

Patrick DonohoeGeneral News, Producer news

With Storm Emma set to bring record levels of snowfall this week, LacPatrick Dairies has issued a warning to suppliers over possible milk collection disruptions. The heavy snow currently forecast is likely to make road conditions treacherous. ‘Safety the priority’ Ian Hamilton, Group Logistics Manager with LacPatrick Dairies, said the co-op will closely monitor situation on an hourly basis. “If … Read More

Advice to LacPatrick suppliers ahead of snow

Patrick DonohoeGeneral News, Producer news

With the heaviest snow forecast to hit the country by the end of the week, the LacPatrick Farm Advisory Team offers advice on how to deal with the conditions. There are likely to be disruptions to milk collections this week. In many cases there is little farmers can do but keeping lanes and yards clear will help. Milking cows must … Read More