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Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed has defended his decision to make EID tagging compulsory for all sheep from October.

Farmers at the May Bank Holiday mart in Kilmallock, Co Limerick, talked to Hannah Quinn-Mulligan about their view on new safety measures brought in at the mart.

Kevin Bellamy, global head of dairy at Rabobank, told news correspondent Thomas Hubert about the nationwide roll-out of MilkFlex adjustable loans for dairy farmers and says milk prices for the coming months look better than anticipated.

At the Wicklow Agri Aware Open Day, Geraldine Short welcomed hundreds of people to her farm to see sheep shearing, machinery displays and local food businesses.

Second year agricultural engineering student Chris Loughin talked to Irish Farmers Journal news correspondent Thomas Hubert about his life working on a 17,000ha farm in Zimbabwe.

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