Listen to “Weekly podcast: Health Commissioner on glyphosate, Glanbia vote and Vietnam” on Spreaker.
Thomas Hubert quizzed the EU Commissioner for Health Vytenis Andriukaitis on glyphosate when he visited Dublin this week.
Listen to “EU Commissioner for Health on Brazil and glyphosate” on Spreaker.
Glanbia Co-op board member Brendan Hayes and Glanbia group managing director Siobhan Talbot speak with Irish Farmers Journal news correspondent Odile Evans after the endorsement of the proposed Glanbia Ireland joint venture by co-op shareholders.
Listen to “Reactions to Glanbia Ireland vote” on Spreaker.
Pat O’Toole interviews Jim Bergin, the man getting ready to manage the new Glanbia Ireland structure.
Listen to “GII chief executive Jim Bergin” on Spreaker.
Teagasc organised a conference on farmers’ health this Tuesday where researchers said farmers have poorer health than their active lifestyle would suggest, especially in terms of heart disease. There, Thomas Hubert met Professor Susan Brumby of Australia’s National Centre for Farmer Health. She said many problems were similar in our two countries.
Listen to “Australian farmer health specialist Susan Brumby” on Spreaker.
This week, the BETTER Farm programme took Ciarán Lenehan to a Co Offaly farm which finishes cattle from its own sucklers, and from the dairy herd.
Listen to “Ciarán Lenehan speaks to BETTER farmer John Dunne” on Spreaker.
It is again peak season for visitors to show up unannounced at farms and offer painting or other jobs. Garda Sergeant Tom Dwyer, a rural crime prevention officer in Co Tipperary, told Irish Farmers Journal deputy news editor Caitriona Murphy that farmers should be aware of the risk of crime associated with bogus callers.
Listen to “Garda rural crime prevention officer Sgt Tom O'Dwyer” on Spreaker.
Aisling Hussey recently visited Vietnam with support from the Simon Cumbers Media Fund. She caught up with Nguyen Hieu Liem and Cong Huyen Ton My Lien of Anova, a Vietnamese company importing milk powder and UHT milk from Ireland. Aisling also met the head of the Irish Business Association in Vietnam, John Marron.
Listen to “Irish dairy in Vietnam” on Spreaker.
Cutting greenhouse gas emissions is the focus of current efforts against climate change, but what if farmers could help take existing CO2 out of the atmosphere? Trinity College Professor Mike Jones presents a new research project.
Listen to “Prof Mike Jones on negative greenhouse gas emissions” on Spreaker.
And in the Irish Country Living this week Ciara Leahy meets Cuilan Loughnane of the White Gypsy brewery at Ballymaloe Litfest.
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