Farm Ireland

Friday 24 November 2017

Dairy Efficiency payments begin

MORE than €5m of Dairy Efficiency Programme payments began this week.

This is the second year of the programme, with around 6,000 farmers qualifying for a payment of €975 each.

The programme requires farmers to join a discussion group and numbers participating have doubled since the scheme got under way last year.

Teagasc estimates this to be worth an extra 1c/l of milk sold to participating farmers.

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