Positive Farmers, Cork, Ireland Open Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm Telephone 087 6457987 email: mok.positivefarmers@gmail.com

www.positivefarmers.ie

John is the Teagasc dairy advisor working in the joint dairy advisory programme with Carbery Milk Products in West Cork.  He is also the advisor to Greenfield project at Shinagh, Bandon. At the 2017 PFC he received an award for Best Speaker and also Best Chairperson of 2016 Conference (voted by attending delegates)

John McNamara

Eddie is from Golden in Co Tipperary. He and his father milk 316 cows on two farms. They are consistently growing over 17t of grass dry matter per hectare per year. The father and son pair won the the 2017 Grassland Farmer of the Year.

Eddie O’Donnell

Michael Murphy, a well known figure in Irish Dairying circles. Dairy farmer, entrepreneur and international businessman. He is a pioneer in high profit, grass based dairying not just in Ireland, but worldwide. He has interests in farming operations in Ireland, New Zealand, Missouri, and Chile. In addition he is director of several companies outside farming.  He is co-founder of the Positive Farmers.

Michael Murphy

Chairpersons

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Research officer with Teagasc PhD, University College Dublin (on-going), 2014-17. Title: Developing new business structures for Irish dairy farms Bachelor of Agricultural Science, University College Dublin, 2008.

Paidi Kelly

From a family run dairy farm in Co. Tipperary. Graduated with a degree in Agriculture in 2007 and a diploma in Economics in 2010. Managed research farms in Teagasc Moorepark for over seven years, working with researchers on grazing and genetic experiments. Passionate about profitability pasture based dairy farming systems. Joined the Irish Farmers Journal as Dairy Specialist in 2015. He became a member of the Positive Farmers Team in Nov 2016

Aidan Brennan

Jack Kennedy

Mike is a dairy farmer, working in partnership with his son. Together they operate a grass based spring calving herd. He has a keen interest in the continued development of the Irish agricultural industry and has shown this through his involvement with in many organisations. Currently Mike is on the Board of the Agricultural Trust and is chairman of Animal Health Ireland

Mike Magan

Karen Dempsey from Killarney Co Kerry.

Karen Dempsey

Jack Kennedy is the Dairy Editor with the Farmers Journal which he joined in October 2002. His main areas of responsibility relate to outlining the best existing and emerging technology inside the farm gate to dairy farmers. He previously worked as a researcher at Moorepark Grassland and Dairy Research Centre.
Karen Dempsey from Killarney Co Kerry.

Karen Dempsey

Positive Farmers,  Cork, Ireland Office Open Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm Telephone 087 6457987 email: mok.positivefarmers@gmail.com

www.positivefarmers.ie

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John is the Teagasc dairy advisor working in the joint dairy advisory programme with Carbery Milk Products in West Cork.  He is also the advisor to Greenfield project at Shinagh, Bandon. At the 2017 PFC he received an award for Best Speaker and also Best Chairperson of 2016 Conference (voted by attending delegates)

John McNamara

From a family run dairy farm in Co. Tipperary. Graduated with a degree in Agriculture in 2007 and a diploma in Economics in 2010. Managed research farms in Teagasc Moorepark for over seven years, working with researchers on grazing and genetic experiments. Passionate about profitability pasture based dairy farming systems. Joined the Irish Farmers Journal as Dairy Specialist in 2015. He became a member of the Positive Farmers Team in Nov 2016

Aidan Brennan

Chairpersons

Michael Murphy, a well known figure in Irish Dairying circles. Dairy farmer, entrepreneur and international businessman. He is a pioneer in high profit, grass based dairying not just in Ireland, but worldwide. He has interests in farming operations in Ireland, New Zealand, Missouri, and Chile. In addition he is director of several companies outside farming.  He is co-founder of the Positive Farmers.

Michael Murphy

Research officer with Teagasc PhD, University College Dublin (on-going), 2014-17. Title: Developing new business structures for Irish dairy farms Bachelor of Agricultural Science, University College Dublin, 2008.

Paidi Kelly

Jack Kennedy

Jack Kennedy is the Dairy Editor with the Farmers Journal which he joined in October 2002. His main areas of responsibility relate to outlining the best existing and emerging technology inside the farm gate to dairy farmers. He previously worked as a researcher at Moorepark Grassland and Dairy Research Centre.
Mike is a dairy farmer, working in partnership with his son. Together they operate a grass based spring calving herd. He has a keen interest in the continued development of the Irish agricultural industry and has shown this through his involvement with in many organisations. Currently Mike is on the Board of the Agricultural Trust and is chairman of Animal Heath Ireland

Mike Magan

Eddie is from Golden in Co Tipperary. He and his father milk 316 cows on two farms. They are consistently growing over 17t of grass dry matter per hectare per year. The father and son pair won the the 2017 Grassland Farmer of the Year.

Eddie O’Donnell

Karen Dempsey from Killarney Co Kerry.

Karen Dempsey