An independent survey commissioned by Dairygold has revealed that there will be at least 530 job opportunities available in Munster in the agricultural industry.
The survey indicated that over 60% of Dairygold’s suppliers intend to increase their milk supply indicating that the dairy industry in Ireland will continue to expand at a rapid rate of over 16% over the next 4 years.
Dairygold is Munsters leading global player in supplying cheese and dairy ingredients. Chairman of Dairygold James Lynch stated “It’s positive to see that the ambition of our members remains strong and that they intend to grow their herds and milk supply”.
In Ireland alone in 2016, total dairy and ingredients exports increased by an estimated 2% to €3.38 billion and total domestic milk output was estimated at 6,395 million litres. (CSO, 2017)
More information on the survey can be found here.
Current job opportunities in the farm labour are available here.
Also, if you are interested in a career with Dairygold, opportunities are posted here.
If you would like to learn more about the career of a dairy farmer, more information can be found by clicking here.