Focus on dairying for the future

Clarke, Philip
July 2006
Farmers Weekly;7/14/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 2, p26
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the status of dairy farming in Ireland. The introduction of the decoupled single farm payment affected the operation of dairy farms. Several factors attributed to the improvements in milk production include better breeding, grass budgeting and grass culling. According to farmer Ed Jagoe, the region is the cheapest place to produce milk in Europe.


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