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ISSUE 6 2018
NEWS
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STANDARDS OF EXCELLENCE IN DAIRY FARMING RECOGNISED
FINALISTS FOR NDC AND
KERRYGOLD QUALITY MILK
AWARDS ANNOUNCED
Nine finalists have been named for this year's National Dairy Council
(NDC) and Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards, which recognise standards
of excellence in dairy farming. Dairy co-operatives throughout
the country are invited to nominate their top suppliers and each
finalist was visited by judges over the last three months. The judges
for this year's awards are Dr Jack Kennedy, dairy editor of the
Irish
Farmers Journal, Professor Pat Wall from University College Dublin
and Dr David Gleeson from Teagasc. Chef and food writer Clodagh
McKenna, once again, is food ambassador for the 2018 awards.
Tom, Mary & Michael Ryan,
Co. Tipperary
Nominated by Centenary Thurles
John O'Shaughnessy,
Co. Limerick
Nominated by Kerry Agribusiness
Liam and Dolores O'Donovan,
Co. Cork
Nominated by Drinagh Co Op
Else Furney, Co. Cork
Nominated by Barryroe Co Op
Tim and Dan Crowley,
Co. Cork
Nominated by Bandon Co Op
Kevin Downing, Parkduv Farm Ltd,
Co. Cork
Nominated by Dairygold Co Op
John Patrick Keating and Family,
Co. Waterford
Nominated by Glanbia Ireland
Darren McKenna,
Derrygasson Farms Ltd,
Co. Monaghan
Nominated by Lacpatrick Dairies
John McTiernan,
Co. Longford
Nominated by Aurivo
The finalists are: