The Farm Show

The Glanbia Farm Show – Sponsored by – 6/5/2021

John Bryan joined us to update Glanbia Farm Show listeners of developments at EU level in regard to CAP, Green Deal and policy change around Convergence and Nitrates Derogation rules.

Emma Swan of Alltech showed how a range of improvements across grassland management, slurry spreading, Grass and silage quality and cattle genetics can deliver significant reductions in the carbon footprint of Irish agriculture.

Terry Carroll of Teagasc gave an update on the Super Silage initiative, announcing a follow-up webinar to be held next Tuesday. Terry also warned about phosphorous deficiencies in dairy cows due to recent weather conditions.

Eric Driver reported on livestock prices from Tullow mart and George Candler was on hand to bring listeners up to date on mart prices at Cillin Hill.