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We're not forcing farmers to reduce cow numbers - Climate Chair

A new report from the Climate Change Advisory Council calls for a drastic cut to suckler cow numbers in order to meet climate change targets. Chair of the Council, Professor John Fitzgerald speaks to Hannah Quinn-Mulligan about the report.

Mixed reaction from suckler farms to climate report

There was a mixed reaction among suckler farmers to the climate report suggestion that to get a full CAP payment you would have to reduce suckler herd numbers. Anne O'Donoghue reports.

Stephen Robb talks to Dr Istvan Rajcan about the development of soya beans in Canada

Stephen Robb talks to Dr Istvan Rajcan of the Department of Plant Agriculture, University of Guelph about the development of soya beans in Canada.

Stephen Robb talks to Randy Jackiw, Assistant Deputy Minister, OMAFRA about grain farming in Canada

Stephen Robb also chats to Randy Jackiw, Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs about grain farming in Canada.

Sheep farming is not what it used to be

Katriona Kinsella speaks to Myles Lambert who was judging at Tullow Sheep Breeders annual Pairs Night. Myles describes what qualities he looks for in a sheep and gives his opinion on the sheep industry.

Having a winner and being a young sheep farmer

Katriona Kinsella also chats to young sheep farmer Dylan Leybourne from Tullow who won two classes at the Tullow Sheep Breeders Annual Pairs Night. Dylan gives his opinion on young farmers and sheep farming.

Angus Woods declares intention to run for IFA president

Drystock farmer Angus Woods formally declared his intention to run for IFA president at the Wicklow county executive meeting on Thursday night.

No room for dairy in €100m BEAM scheme

Junior Minister for Finance, Michael D'Arcy talks to news correspondent Odile Evans about the new BEAM scheme. We also talk to Wexford IFA chair James Kehoe about the letter he handed to An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at the opening of the new N11.

Discovering a 5,500-year-old farmhouse in Wexford

Archaeologists discovered a Neolithic farmhouse when carrying out test trenches on the new M11 Gorey to Enniscorthy bypass. News correspondent Odile Evans meets Bernice Kelly from Transport Infrastructure Ireland to find out what has happened to its remains.

How to cut greenhouse gas emissions from tillage farms

Luke McDermott gets advice from Teagasc researcher Macdara O’Neill at the Crops and Spreaders open day in Oak Park, Co Carlow.

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