Irish pilotfarmers visit farms in Northern Germany

As part of the farmer cross visit element of the Resilience for Dairy initiative, programme member Dr. George Ramsbottom, Teagasc, Ireland arranged for a group of 15 farmers to travel with him to Germany to meet another member of the R4D team, Dr. Ralf Loges from Kiel University. With Dr. Loges help they visited 7 farms in three days. One of the farms is owned by an Irish farming family, the Costellos and located at Brandenburg. The remaining 6 farms, which included a visit to the Kiel University Lindhof farm were located in the vicinity of Kiel.

In the follwing article George reports on the cross visit.

https://resilience4dairy.eu/images/publications/Dairy---Grass-into-milk-in-Germany.pdf

The article was published in the Teagasc bimonthly publication Today Farm.

https://www.teagasc.ie/mediawebsite/publications/2022/Todays-Farm---November-December-2022.pdf

 

 

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In the follwing article George reports on the cross visit.
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