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
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.