The Farm Show

The Farm Show – Sponsored by – 8/3/2018

First tonight, we heard of the sad news of the passing of Dr. Pierse Lyons, founder and owner of Alltech, the international nutrition company. Matt spoke with David Markey, editor of the Irish Farmers Monthly.

We were joined in studio by Jim Mulhall, Chairman of the Fresh Milk Producers Group and Zoe Kavanagh, CEO of the National Dairy Council joined us on the phone to discuss current issues in dairy promotion.

Henry Corbally spoke to Matt about recent major developments at Glanbia PLC, including expansion of their cheese factory in Wexford and news of Enterprise Ireland’s support for ongong developments at the Belview.

Matt brought us an interview with Des and Annie Kehoe from Gowran who shared their memories of the great snows and flood of 1947. The full interview is shared below.

We had the weekly Farm Diary sponsored by Tullow Mart and Michael Lynch joined us from Kilkenny Mart to give the Kilkenny Mart Report.