Join Kieran O'Connor every Thursday at 6pm and Saturday at 9am for our weekly farming programme; discussing the latest farming news, new products and farming innovation, ag-science and the business of farming.
Farmview June 17th.
As farmers took to the streets on Friday last we hear about their concerns of the huge Impact of the current CAP proposals on their Future.
We talk to Thomas Baldwin about the success of his Baldwim’s Ice Cream & their family dairy farm in Knockanore.
Plus we preview Shanakill House Equestrian Centre’s Summer Pony Leagues in Kilmackthomas.
Farmview June 10th.
With environmental challenges the biggest issues facing farmers & the agri industry we discuss the new Teagasc Statement of Strategy 2021 – 2024 which outlines Actions Planned to assist Irish farmers.
Update on the Ardmore farmers market which has reopened for the summer months
plus we hear about Bord Bia’s new lamb carbon footprint Sustainability Survey.
Farmview June 3rd.
With Silage Season in full Swing this week we have a “ Farm Safety Special ” in which I feature
Reps from - Waterford IFA, Community Air Ambulance & Macra na Fermie,
And I hear from a father about his son’s very serious farm accident & about the trauma & impact it caused.
Plus - We hear how The EU Common Agriculture Policy (CAP) deal is off the Table - as negotiators fail to strike a deal.
Farmview May 27th.
On this week's show Kieran discusses the huge impact on this year’s first Cut Silage Season of very poor Weather conditions.
· Good news for Family owned & operated Farms with a “ New Fair Deal Reform ”– talk to Min of State of Mary Butler TD
· Hear about the New exciting signpost Programme – “ Farmers for climate action ” launched last week
Farmview May 20th
With Ringside Buyers allowed back this week for the First time this Year at our Marts –
I talk to some happy Cattle dealers at Dungarvan Mart.
Hear from a very disappointed Ann Marie Mc Hugh about the Cancellation again this year of the National Ploughing Championships.
Review the recently published - 2021 KPMG / Farmers Journal Agribusiness Report –
“ The Year of COVID & BREXIT - What has Changed ”
Farmview May 6th.
On this weeks show Kieran discusses farm safety, success of the 2020 Beef club and an update on tillage.