Weekly podcast: weather woes, ASA and dairy processor investments
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Anthony Jordan spoke with Des McHugh and Declan Smith, two farmers from Ballinamore in Leitrim, about how the recent wet spell is putting them under severe pressure coming into the winter.
Jack Kennedy spoke with Alo Duffy and Michael Hanley on the new €40m milk powder plant at Lakeland Dairies, Bailieborough, Co Cavan. David Wright also talked to Gabriel D’Arcy of LacPatrick on their investment in a new plant and future milk price.
EU Commissioner for Agriculture Phil Hogan, former Special Adviser and Chief Agricultural Negotiator for the US Trade Representative Darci Vetter and Derrie Dillion all spoke with the Irish Farmers Journal at the ASA Conference in Naas last Friday.
Ciarán Lenehan speaks with Limerick BETTER farmer Shane Gleeson and programme manager Alan Dillion about planning autumn grass.
Tommy Moyles spoke with share-farmer John Sexton, Teagasc’s John McNamara and chairman of Shinagh Estate Ltd James O’Donovan about share-farming and its benefits. They were in the crowd at the Teagasc share-farming open day at Shinagh estate in Bandon Co Cork
Irish Country Living, Mairead Lavery discusses the upcoming Women in Ag event and what it means to participants all over Ireland.
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