The Glanbia Farm Show broadcasts on KCLR every Thursday evening at 7pm with the programme repeated on Sunday mornings at 6am. It is an agriculture based programme, focusing on current farming events, the people involved in farming, the agri-sector and rural issues affecting the people of Carlow and Kilkenny.
Matt O’Keeffe is your host, and you can contact the show by emailing [email protected]
This show was first broadcast on Thursday, March 16th, 2017.
Séamus O’Brien, former chairman of the Irish Farm Accounts CoOp joined us to reflect on his time there.
John Lynch of Dovea Genetics spoke to Matt about an upcoming event on the subject of dairy breeding. More details from their website
Loretto O’Driscoll, Education Officer of Teagasc joined us to advise us on a major seminar on Agribusiness training, alternative enterprise and income opportunities. That will take place on Wednesday, March 22nd at the Springhill Court Hotel, Kilkenny.
Matt interviewed the two Macra Na Feirme Presidential candidates Odile Evans from Wexford and James Healy from Cork.
George Candler joined us as always for the weekly Kilkenny Mart Report.
Due to time pressures we didn’t broadcast the full Macra Presedential Candidates’ interview on tonight’s programme but it is here below: