The Farm Show

The Glanbia Farm Show – Sponsored by – 13/5/2021

First up on the Farmshow this week, Matt spoke to Pat O’ Toole of the Irish Farmers Journal about the fact that the carbon sequestering potential of Irish farmland is not to be included in the Climate Action Bill. Pat also outlined the content of an interview with Matt Carty TD, spokesman for Sinn Fein about the party’s agricultural policies.

Mick O’ Dowd of Kepak described the economic and environmental benefits of dairy calf to beef production systems.

Stuart Anthony, sales manager with RPI, described novel technologies being adopted in farm plastic production and silage baling.

George Candler delivered a comprehensive mart report and gave indications of how the new Covid policies will impact on mart sales.  Eric Driver reported on sheep cattle sales at Tullow Mart.