The Farm Show

Glanbia Farm Show – 27/7/2017

First tonight we heard from the Professional Contractors Association of Ireland where they discussed issues around contractor services, machine technological developments and labour issues in the contractor sector.

Joe Malone joined us for a brief discussion on this year’s Iverk Show to brief us on some competition details. Full information and all forms are here

John Bambrick, Chairman of Kilkenny IFA joined us to speak about the ongoing critical issue of farm safety, the latest position in regard to the proposed closure of Regional Veterinary Laboratory in Kilkenny (despite increasing cattle numbers) and other local and national issues including prices paid for beef particularly “30 month cattle”.

We have our usual diary spot, now sponsored by Tullow Mart.

Maurice Kelly of Kelly Machinery in Borris spoke to us on the current state of the market and a demonstration in Carlow On July 28th.

George Candler joined us then for the weekly Mart Report.




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