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On Monday night the Irish Farmers Journal held an agriculture-themed election debate featuring Fine Gael's Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed, Fianna Fáil's Charlie McConalogue and Sinn Féin's Matt Carthy. You can watch the full debate below.


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Ballot box beefs

Farmers from Kerry and Roscommon talk about the issues that will motivate their voting choices on General Election day.

Algerian trade mission

Jack Kennedy talks to Bord Bia CEO Tara McCarthy about Irish beef exports to Algeria and how Irish dairy products are faring in the African nation.

Coupled support for NI farmers

Peter McCann speaks to DAERA Minister Edwin Poots at Ballymena mart and asks him about his plans for supporting suckler farmers in NI.

Aphid issues

Teagasc entomology and horticulture researcher Michael Gaffney talks about aphid resistance to insecticides.

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