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Dairy farmers have had enough – IFA

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Sean O'Leary

 

Following a meeting of the Irish Farmers' Association (IFA) National Dairy Committee this week, committee chairman Sean O'Leary and IFA president Eddie Downey have highlighted the challenges facing dairy farmers in sustaining profitability following milk price cuts.

Young Farmer Skillnet launched by Macra

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Macra na Feirme has launched Young Farmer Skillnet, an informal training programme for young farmers. The programme was devised following an analysis of young farmers which revealed that there is both a lack of further training opportunities available for them, and no culture of further training among them.