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Let’s Talk Dairy Bonus Episode: Fitzgerald Family Farm Virtual Farm Walk

This week's Let's Talk Dairy webinar bonus episode features the Fitzgerald family farm virtual farm walk sharing their experiences of sustainable farming with Emma Louise Coffey

With the current Covid restrictions in place, Teagasc is running a weekly Let's Talk Dairy webinar series which is also being made available afterwards as a bonus podcast episode. 

This latest webinar highlighted the many steps being taken by the Fitzgerald family to reduce the carbon footprint of their milk production and to improve sustainability on farm, providing an opportunity to share their experiences with the wider farming community.

Teagasc/Glanbia Future Farmer Shane Fitzgerald, who farms 92 hectares with his father near Portlaw, in County Waterford, hosted this virtual event, which was supported by Teagasc, Glanbia Ireland, the European Milk Forum and the National Dairy Council.

The panel moderated by Richie O'Brien of Teagasc featured Shane Fitzgerald, farmer, Brendan Horan, Teagasc research officer and Shane McElroy, Glanbia Ireland.

For more episodes from the Dairy Edge podcast go to the show page at: teagasc.ie/thedairyedge