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Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed at SIAL

Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed speaks to Aidan Brennan on the Bord Bia stand at SIAL, the world’s biggest food fair, in Shanghai, China. Irish meat and dairy exporters are in attendance along with Bord Bia. Trade wars with the US and a looming African swine fever crisis are going to upset the balance of trade between China and the rest of the world. Listen as Aidan Brennan asks the minister the likely impact on Ireland.

Beef compensation package close to €100m – Creed

Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed tells Hannah Quinn-Mulligan before the Beef Summit in Ballinasloe that the beef compensation the Government has applied for is close to €100m.

New president of Macra Na Feirme Thomas Duffy on the issues facing young farmers

Amy Forde speaks to Thomas Duffy, Macra na Feirme’s new president on the key issues facing farmers.

Marts are afraid to become producer groups

Independent producer group facilitator Tim Harty talks about setting groups up and why marts are reluctant to become facilitators.

Analyst predicts milk price rise

Torsten Hemme, managing director of IFCN Dairy Research Network in Germany, speaks with Jack Kennedy in London at a global dairy conference.

Judging the World Steak Challenge

News correspondent Odile Evans speaks to the chair of this year’s judges for the World Steak Challenge; Richie Wilson executive chef of FIRE and SOLE.

Herlihy’s Halfway House

As Irish Country Living explores summer staycation options across Ireland in this week’s edition, Maria Moynihan visits Herlihy’s Halfway House in Farranfore, Co Kerry - a former rural pub transformed into guest accommodation. Owner Marie O’Sullivan fills her in on its unique history when it comes to the women who have stood behind the bar.

£65m to create mini-Eden in northwest

The project aims to be a world leader in demonstrating sustainable food production. David Wright speaks to Dr John Gilliland, the owner of Brook Hall Estate, and one of the land owners involved in the project.

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