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Ramped up farm satellite inspections

News correspondent Barry Cassidy reports on plans to ramp up satellite inspections on Irish farms.

Down to agribusiness podcast

Lorcan Allen and Phelim O’Neill review this week’s main stories in the world of agribusiness. Hear how farmers in China are paid €600 per suckler cow by the government and get €4.67/kg for their beef. It was also a good pandemic for the world’s largest meat company JBS who posted huge profits for the second quarter and hear the latest Kerry co op news.

Ballymote weanling sale

Adam Woods was in Ballymote Mart, Co Sligo last week for their special sale of autumn weanlings. He spoke to mart manager Stephen Hannon about marts, the trade and the outlook for the autumn.

Katriona Kinsella speaks to Monaghan man Dale Wilson about the sheep trade in Borris

Katriona Kinsella speaks to Thomas McCarthy at Saturday’s sale in Borris

The under looked barriers to new technology adoption on farms

Stephen Robb talks to Dr David Rose, professor of agricultural innovation and extension at the University of Reading about the barriers to new technology adoption.

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