Glenn in running for diary award
Published 24/09/2013 | 05:30
A FERNS farmer is in contention in the search for top honours as the search for the top dairy farm in the country reaches a climax. The Quote NDC / Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards 2013' is a quest for milk producing excellence, with a panel of top experts deciding the destination of the prize.
Among those tipped for the top is Glenn Chapman from Tobergal in Ferns, who is in the shake-up along with rivals from Westmeath, Tipperary, Cork, Limerick, Galway and Kilkenny with a €5,000 first prize up for grabs. The winner will be announced on October 21.
Quote I have been farming since I could walk,' laughed Glenn Chapman who took over the running of the enterprise from his father Alfred. He milks about 100 cows and specialises in spring milk production.