We were joined tonight in studio by Thomas Ryan, IFA Environment Executive who discussed CAP budget negotiations, smart farming and a recent review of the Nitrates Directive.
Gordon Peppard, a Teagasc adviser spoke with Matt about an upcoming beef farm walk in Lisdowney and discussed the weather impacts on grass growth, slurry storage and fodder supplies.
Derek Delahunty, Sales Manager with Lemken discussed the weather impacts on tillage farms. He also discussed technology which uses an on-farm weather station approach to help farmers make more informed decisions on crop management.
We had the weekly Farm Diary sponsored by Tullow Mart and George Candler joined us from Kilkenny Mart to give the Kilkenny Mart Report.