Young Farmer: Meet Patrick Mc Carthy, the 34-year-old Ag graduate, now grass and Macra-mad and running a dairy farm on over 105 acres.

Cork native Patrick McCarthy has been running the family farm for over 13 years now, since taking the reigns from his father back in 2004.

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Young farmers biggest challenge access to land and tackling environment

A major EU survey of young farmers has found that access to land, broadband and tackling the environment are the biggest issues facing our next generation.

Dairy Update: Irish 14th in EU milk price list, new course set up to attract workers to industry

Ireland are 14th on the list of EU Milk prices, while a new pilot course has been set up in a bid to tackle the labour shortage problem facing the dairy industry.

6,000 young dairy farmers needed to meet Foodwise targets

That's according to Macra President, James Healy, who spoke to ThatsFarming Editor John Connell, discussing climate change and the need for young farmers.

Macra AGM to be held this Saturday in Drumshanbo

Macra na Feirme are to host their AGM in Lough Allen Hotel, Drumshanbo co. Leitrim.