The sun is setting on low-tech farming

Irish farming will need to embrace modern technology, and other big changes, if it is going to survive

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Elaine Byrne

7th January, 2018
Climate change among farm sector challenges

What does the future of Irish farming look like? The future has already arrived, but the pace of that change will dramatically accelerate over the next decade. The Irish farm will survive in the global marketplace because it will have adapted due to consolation, technology, and new business models.

This change will be driven by a forced generational change within farming. According to the latest CSO figures, just 6 per cent of farmers are under...

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