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Moorepark - Animal & Grassland Research and Innovation Centre

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


Open Day Presentations


Research Updates
Heavy Soils 21st October 2014
Curtins 23rd March 2015
(657KB , PDF)
Ballyhaise 10th November 2014
(168KB, PDF)
Clonakility 18th March 2015
(648KB, PDF)
Johnstown 19th August June 2014
(401KB, PDF)

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)

Mastitis CostCheck Calculator

Pocket Manual for Reseeding

Automated Precision Technologies for Use on Grass Based Dairy Farms

Heifer Target Weights - Calculator (.xls)

Milk Quality

Positive Dairy Farmers Conf.

Rearing Healthy Calves (.pdf)

Optimising Replacement Heifer Performance (.pdf)

A comparison of two pasture-based production systems (.pdf)

The benefits of sward renewal (.pdf)

Irish Grassland Association 2012

Putting Genomics into Practice (.pdf)