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Moorepark is one of the world's leading dairy research centres and specialises in pasture based systems of milk production.


Research at Moorepark endeavours to anticipate the production needs of a rapidly changing industry and develop sustainable systems of milk production that will advance the competitive edge of Irish dairy farmers on the global market.

Heavy Soils

Greenfield Dairy Programme


Pasture Profit Index


Both EBI and Cross-breeding are breeding tools that can deliver more profit for farmers [157KB]


Research Updates
Heavy Soils 25 April 2016
Curtins 12th October 2015
(.pdf, 116kb)
Ballyhaise 4th April 2016
(.pdf, 206kb)
Clonakility 1st December 2015
(.pdf, 628kb)
Johnstown 11th April 2016
(.pdf, 143kb)

Featured Items

Mastitis CostCheck Calculator

Mastitis CostCheck Calculator (.xls)

Calculator won't work? Help information (.pdf)

Grass Calculator

The Ulster Bank Grass Calculator (.xls)

Grazing Notebook (.pdf)

Dairy Expansion Service

Dairy Expansion Service

Milk Quality

Mastitis CostCheck Calculator

Irish Grassland Association 2012                                   Putting Genomics into Practice (pdf)

Pocket Manual for Reseeding (.pdf)