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IFA meetings

Amy Forde attends the first of eight IFA meetings on the distribution of the €100m Brexit beef fund.

She first hears the views of Connacht IFA chair Padraic Joyce.

Next, Amy speaks to Mayo IFA chair Martin Gilvarry.

Also at the meeting, Amy speaks with Michael Flynn from Co Galway.

Finally, we hear from Co Sligo farmer Eddie Davitt.

National Farm Survey

Director of Teagasc Gerry Boyle reflects on the results from the National Farm Survey and tells Hannah Quinn-Mulligan that suckler farms have managed to survive due to resilience.

Also at the presentation of the National Farm Survey, Teagasc's Dr Emma Dillon explains why farm incomes took a hit last year.

Finally, Hannah discusses the survey findings on farm debt with Brian Moran of Teagasc.

EID tagging

Tullow Mart manager Eric Driver speaks to Barry Cassidy at the first sale of 800 sheep under the new EID tagging regulations.

Floating Farm

Phelim O’Neill talks to the chief executive of the Floating Farm in Rotterdam, Peter Van Wingerden.

National forestry conference

At the national forestry conference, Scottish Minister for Rural Affairs and the Natural Environment Mairi Gougeon tells Thomas Hubert how her government manages to grow annual afforestation figures.

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