Local TD John Paul Phelan was on the Glanbia Farm Show this week to talk about agri matters at home and abroad.
Deirdre Glynn of Teagasc’s Agricultural Sustainability Support and Advice Programme (ASSAP) outlined progress being made in improving water quality in the region.
Eric Driver, sheep farmer and manager of Tullow Mart, described the implications of An Bord Bia’s proposals to introduce carbon footprinting measurements for sheep farms. Eric also brought listeners up to date on both sheep and cattle prices and market prospects.
George Candler, auctioneer at Cillin Hill gave an up-to-date report on livestock prices from Kilkenny this week.