Major Parties blatantly ignore Ireland's Climate Change CommitmentsAll have agreed to doubling the national herd. Guaranteed to knock down prices they get for animals and milk and drive up overheads. And don't forget trade deals (TTIP) go both ways. If they take our produce, we will have to take theirs (American meat, american dairy. Its horrible but it will be cheap and there will be no way to tell the consumer to pay the extra for home farmed.
Double Your Income and Reduce OverheadsThe one farmer that reduced his herd and went organic saved 40,000 euro on fertilizer in his first year
and the price he got for his milk shot up from 30c a litre to 60c a litre.