Waterford farmers to make TV appearance on RTÉ
Waterford natives Noel and Joan Farrell are set to make an appearance on RTÉ's Ear to the Ground programme next week.
In 2004, beef farmers Noel and Joan moved from their home farm in Waterford to Golden in Tipperary.
However, despite being efficient beef farmers, the farm was not enough to support their family.
The couple changed direction, bought some goats and established a milking goat herd. They send their milk to Tipperary farmer and cheesemaker Breda Maher in Cooleeney Cheese, who herself developed the business to improve the income on the family dairy farm.
Ear to the ground presenter Helen Carroll visited the Farrell farm to find out how the couple are cutting the carbon footprint of their beef enterprise and adding value to their goats’ milk.
The show airs on Thursday, February 7 at 7pm. Repeat 1.10pm Sunday.
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