The Farm Show

Glanbia Farm Show – 14/9/2017

First tonight Matt spoke with Anna May McHugh, Managing Director of the National Ploughing Association, in advance of the 2017 championships and discussed her recently published autobiography.

We spoke with Gary Ryan, CEO of the Farm Tractor and Machinery Trade Association about the current state of the sector and the mood of the membership in advance of the ploughing championships.

Noel Dunne joined us on the phone to preview the championships, directly from the site at Tullamore.

Matt recently had a brief word with EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan about his plans for reforms of the Common Agricultural Policy.

Matt also spoke with Thomas Ryan, Environment Secretary with the Irish Farmer’s Association and they spoke about current issues around the EU Nitrates Directive.

He had our usual diary feature courtesy of Tullow Mart and George Candler joined us for the weekly Kilkenny Mart Report.


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