The Farm Show

The Farm Show – Sponsored by – 31/1/2019

First tonight Matt spoke to the Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed, about the Beef Environmental Efficiency Scheme (BEEP) developed to improve the genetics of the Irish suckler herd.

We were joined by two farmers with an interest in this area: Enda Fingleton, who is an Angus producer from Co. Laois and Jack Madigan, who produces Kilkenny rosé veal. Both are members the Beef Plan Movement which is coordinating efforts to improve cattle prices.

Jim O’Mahony, tillage specialist with Teagasc gave a review of the recent tillage conference . (The full report is down below the main show link)

Michael Parsons, former Chairman of Kilkenny Mart recently the Plunkett award for Cooperative Endeavour. Michael was in studio to talk about the Irish Co-op movement and the Kilkenny Mart in particular.

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


Full report from Jim O’Mahony