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On Friday, the Irish Farmers Journal held a breakfast briefing looking forward to the future of the industry beyond 2015 at the Balmoral Show with leading farming, business and political figures in Northern Ireland.

Farmers Journal contributor and former Northern Ireland editor James Campbell goes over some of the key points in the discussion with participants Jim Nicholson MEP, Billy Robson, president of the Royal Ulster Agricultural Society, and Wesley Aston, chief executive of the Ulster Farmers' Union.

Don't miss next Thursday's weekly podcast to hear more sounds from Balmoral.

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

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