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New sustainability carbon credit scheme in 2021 for Kerry milk suppliers

Nov 30, 2020 13:11 By radiokerrynews
New sustainability carbon credit scheme in 2021 for Kerry milk suppliers New sustainability carbon credit scheme in 2021 for Kerry milk suppliers
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A new carbon credit scheme is to be rolled out in the new year for Kerry Group milk suppliers. It is part of a new

A new carbon credit scheme is to be rolled out in the new year for Kerry Group milk suppliers.

It is part of a new phase of the Kerry Agribusiness/Teagasc knowledge transfer programme, which will focus on economically, socially and environmentally sustainable dairy farming.

Under the new programme, which is part of a wider sustainability drive by Kerry Group, there will be thirty demonstration farms in Kerry, Limerick, Cork and Clare.

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Head of Kerry Agribusiness, Pat Murphy says they will work to support their 3,000 milk suppliers to implement changes to deliver on environmental requirements.

Mr Murphy says a carbon credit scheme is currently being developed:

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