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Starting from scratch at the Positive Farmers conference
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Starting from scratch at the Positive Farmers conference

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Managing financial risk, finding out your optimum stocking rate and starting up a farm business from scratch were the highlights of the first day of the Positive Farmers Conference.
Managing financial risk, finding out your optimum stocking rate and starting up a farm business from scratch were the highlights of the first day of the Positive Farmers Conference.

Seamus Quigley, who has dairy farms in Galway and Tadhg Buckley from AIB spoke about the importance of financial budgeting and cash flow management to mitigate the risks of cash shortages and milk price fluctuations.

Earlier in the morning, Kevin Lane, CEO of Ornua said that he expects a milk price in excess of 30c/l in 2017.

Listen to “Forecast of 30c/l for Irish dairy farmers in 2017” on Spreaker.

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