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Young Stock Podcast: three ag science graduates, three years on
Rachel Donovan
Darragh Giblin, Tommy O'Sullivan and Niamh Keane are this week's guests on the Young Stock podcast.
Farm Tech Talk: lighter carcases, weaned lambs and fertiliser limits
19 July 2024 News
Farm Tech Talk: lighter carcases, weaned lambs and fertiliser limits
We discuss this year's cattle carcase weights, the performance of Tullamore Farm's lambs after weaning and fertiliser limits this week.
Listen: The Last Straw as farmers speak out on straw scheme
19 July 2024 News
Listen: The Last Straw as farmers speak out on straw scheme
In this special episode, the Irish Farmers Journal team talk to two farmers who have already chopped straw and to farm organisations meeting the Minister
News Podcast: straw scheme, surcharges and milking before the All-Ireland
On the agenda for this week are the suspending of the Straw Incorporation Measure, Dairygold imposing a surcharge on weekend feed deliveries and milking the night before an All-Ireland.
19 July 2024 Podcast
Tillage Podcast: disbelief at straw suspension suggestion
On this week’s show, we focus on the suggested suspension of the Straw Incorporation Measure, talk to a Tipperary farmer and have the latest on the grain markets.
18 July 2024 News
Young Stock Podcast: diversifying farm into anaerobic digestion
Stephen Robb talks to tillage and dairy farmer Colm Carpenter about his decision to develop an anaerobic digestion plant, what it means for farmers, and how to get the dairy industry involved.
15 July 2024 Podcast
Tillage Podcast: varieties, trials and cereal breeders
We report from the Irish Seed Trade Association open day this week. We chat to a trials manager and talk to a cereal breeder from Europe.
11 July 2024 News
Young Stock Podcast: ASA president at the age of 30
On this week's show, Sarah McIntosh catches up with Kilkenny native Niamh Bambrick, who is the youngest president of the Agriculture Science Association.
8 July 2024 Podcast
Farming news: weanlings up, tillage area down and grass growth struggles
This week, we hear of positive signs for the weanling trade, a drop in the tillage area and lagging grass growth.
5 July 2024 News
Tillage Podcast: yield estimates, cover crops, varieties and plans
This week’s Tillage Podcast looks at grain and straw production estimates. We chat to Seedtech’s Tim O’Donovan and have all the latest tillage news.
4 July 2024 News
Tillage Podcast: varieties, carbon and prices
This week, we hear about being paid for low-carbon barley, new varieties and have all the tillage news from this week’s paper.
27 June 2024 News
Young Stock Podcast: managing 850 cows in New Zealand
Two years on from first featuring on the Young Stock Podcast, Zac Elkin gives an update on his farming exploits in New Zealand.
24 June 2024 Podcast