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In this week's podcast, Irish Farmers Journal news correspondents Patrick Donohoe and Pat O'Toole examine the reaction to the publication of CAP payments received by farmers.

Reporter Thomas Hubert pays a visit to Co Cavan silage contractor and machinery enthusiast Wesley Strong, who says he is two weeks behind as a result of cold and rainy conditions.

Tillage editor Andy Doyle says sprays on winter crops have worked well despite the "awkward weather" and shares some tips from the Sprays supplement for crops and grassland alike.

And Klara Heron tells Irish Country Living's Ciara Leahy all about Irish Country Magazine's gold-winning garden at Bloom 2015.

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Missed the previous episodes of the podcast? Catch up below!

Episode 9: Deadlines for payments applications

Episode 8: Agribusiness Report launch and Balmoral voices

Balmoral Show special - Irish Farmers Journal business briefing

Episode 7 - 13 May 2015: Spring breeding and focus on Northern Ireland

Episode 6 - 6 May 2015: Weather, fertilisers, blogger and harvesters

Episode 5 - 29 April 2015: New beef scheme and blackcurrant rebirth

Episode 4 - 22 April 2015: Farm safety and crop growth update

Episode 3 - 15 April 2015: GLAS, Ornua results and social welfare entitlements

Episode 2 - 8 April 2015: Markets for Irish beef

Episode 1 - 31 March 2015: End of milk quotas