Discussion of agricultural news and rural affairs from Ireland's leading farming and agri-business newspaper, the Irish Farmers' Journal. Every Wednesday.
Ep 458: Farming News - armchair farmers, beef price lag and farming sustainability.
The Irish Farmers Journal team talks about the latest developments, including the 10,500 farmers who must prove they are actively farming, why Irish beef prices are behind Poland and how sustainable each sector is.
Ep 457: The Tillage Podcast - Eco-schemes explained
On week 18 of the Tillage Podcast, the IFJ tillage team discuss and debate all of the new proposed eco-schemes measures in the next Common Agricultural Policy.
Ep 456: Irish Country Living - engineering to eggnog
Anne O'Donoghue catches up with Daniel McKittrick from Co Mayo about his Christmas product, Nollaig Nog.
EP 455: Entertaining at Home - December
Its Christmastime and if you’re having friends over for a festive celebration, Neven Maguire has the perfect dinner to serve- Breast of Thornhill Duck with Sweet Potato Fondants and a honey and ginger sauce. And Ciara Leahy heads to New Zealand for some winning wine pairings.
Ep 454: Farm Tech Talk 88 - Rising beef prices
This week, we talk rising beef prices, entitlements trading and what can dairy farmers do about fertiliser. We also talk to Zoe Kavanagh about what initiatives they are doing to promote milk and dairy farming.
Ep 453: Farming News - Weekly podcast: eco schemes, nitrates and CAP entitlements
The Irish Farmers Journal team talks about the latest developments, including new eco scheme measures, the can of worms that is entitlement trading and the prospect of Ireland securing a nitrates derogation.