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Weekly podcast: China, EID tagging and CPOs in Kerry
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Weekly podcast: China, EID tagging and CPOs in Kerry

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In this week's podcast, we hear from the trade mission to China, farmers protesting against EID tagging and Kerry landowners voice concerns on the new Greenway.
In this week's podcast, we hear from the trade mission to China, farmers protesting against EID tagging and Kerry landowners voice concerns on the new Greenway.

Listen to "China deals and South Kerry Greenway - Podcast Ep. 165" on Spreaker.

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On the trade mission to China this week, ABP signed a three year €50m deal with Asian restaurant chain Wowprime. Mark Goodman from ABP spoke to Phelim O'Neill about exporting Irish beef to China.

Listen to "ABP's Mark Goodman on exports to China" on Spreaker.

In Shanghai, Irish Farmers Journal news correspondent Thomas Hubert met Erlend Ek, who analyses Chinese agri food for the consultancy China Policy. He says China’s agri food focus is shifting from quantity to quality

Listen to "China’s agri-food focus shifting from quantity to quality" on Spreaker.

Glanbia Ireland’s commercial manager for nutrition John O’Donnell spoke with Irish Farmers Journal news correspondent Thomas Hubert at the SIAL food exhibition in Shanghai.

Listen to "Glanbia in China" on Spreaker.

Moving away from China, farm organisations have reacted with anger to the introduction of EID sheep tagging. Selena MacKenzie from Wicklow IFA and Kevin Comiskey from Leitrim IFA talked to Amy Forde.

Listen to "Farm organisations react to EID tagging" on Spreaker.

Meanwhile Odile Evans joined an ICSA protest outside Agriculture House on Kildare Street on Monday.

Listen to "ICSA protest outside Ag House" on Spreaker.

In Kerry, Tommy Moyles spoke to a number of farmers who are protesting against Compulsory Purchase Orders for the Kerry Greenway.

Listen to "South Kerry Greenway" on Spreaker.

IT Tralee lecturers Fergal O’Sullivan and Chris O’Donoghue told Irish Farmers Journal news correspondent Thomas Hubert about the latest changes to agricultural mechanics apprenticeships and ag engineering graduate courses.

Listen to "New courses in ag engineering" on Spreaker.

Tommy Moyles also talked to 2013 FBD Young Farmer of the Year winner John Buckley on what changes he has made to his farm since then.

Listen to "Young Farmer Walk" on Spreaker.

Missed the previous episodes of the podcast? Catch up here: www.farmersjournal.ie/podcast

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