The Minister for Climate believes family farms won’t survive unless we are willing to pay for it
Eamonn Ryan made the comments after presenting the opening address at Energy in Argi 2022 at Gurteen College in Co. Tipperary.
The Green Party leader posed the question how do we sustain 30,000 Irish Farms?
Minister Ryan says diversity in income, premium pricing, paying for skills / knowledge of farmer and Energy were key to survival.
Mr Ryan says this is not a shame game, blame game or ‘if only we did it this way’ game. we want farmers to be able to produce clean green food and clean green energy at a premium price,”.
Energy in Agri 2022 is a free open day event covering covering energy, farm business options and alternative land use.