Junior Farmers: Meet Matthew the 5th generation dairy farmer from Cork


16 year old Matthew loves helping out at home and plans to expand his families dairy farm to 110 cows in the near future.

Junior Farmers: Meet Matthew the 5th generation dairy farmer from Cork

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16 year old Matthew loves helping out at home and plans to expand his families dairy farm to 110 cows in the near future.


Name: Matthew Jennings

Location: Cork

Background in Agriculture- when did you start farming? I started when I was 6

What sort of farming are you at? How many generations are your family farming? Dairy Farming. It has been in the family for a lest 5 generations

Tell me about your farm, system in place, day – to-day tasks?
Milking cows twice a day, feeding claves,fix anything that is broken, spread fertilizer.

What is your favourite thing about farming?
The craic with other farmers and driving tractors.

Have you always wanted to be a farmer? Yes

I have Do you want to study Agriculture in third level? Yes I do

What are your Future plans in farming?

Expand the land and the cow size to 110 cows build more sheds and expand the beef side.

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