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Discussion of agricultural news and rural affairs from Ireland's leading farming and agri-business newspaper, the Irish Farmers' Journal. Every Thursday.

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    • Sep 29, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
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    Ep 633: Tillage podcast: Planting, whisky and what's in the budget for tillage?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2022 40:26


    On this week's podcast Andy Doyle and Siobhán Walsh discuss field work, tillage allocations in the budget and talk to a head distiller. Tillage podcast main recording is straight through apart from slotting in the Waterford Whisky interview at 17.40.

    Ep 636: Young Stock - Episode 14

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2022 19:04


    Ep 13: Young Stock – Topics affecting young farmers today

    Ep 635: Farm Tech Talk 129 – Suckler supports, Nitrate Derogation and underpants to test soil health.

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 34:50


    With an extended panel at Ploughing 2022 we talk about the sheep industry this year, what supports are needed for suckler farmers and what Nitrates Derogation is going to mean for the dairy sector. We also explain how underpants can help test soil health on your farm.

    Ep 634: Farming News : Ploughing, energy schemes and farmer views

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 15:25


    We were live from the National Ploughing Championships at Rathnieska, Co Laois for this week's news podcast with all the latest farming news and views, energy scheme details, our farmer survey and news of a €50,000 Government grant to do up rural dwellings.

    Ep 633: Tillage podcast: Early sowing, 3 crop rule and OSR increase

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2022 24:36


    Andy Doyle and Siobhán Walsh are recording from the National Ploughing Championships in Ratheniska, Co Laois this week.

    Ep 632: Down to Agribusiness - special at the ploughing 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2022 47:37


    This week's Agribusines Podcast comes from the ploughing where the team debated the energy and policy issues that are impacting farm and food businesses. The expert analysis is accompanied by comments and questions from political and industry leaders who were in attendance.

    Ep 631: Young Stock - Episode 13

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022 26:13


    Ep 13: Young Stock – Topics affecting young farmers today

    Ep 630: Farm Tech Talk 128 – Winter finishers, sheep stocking rates and swards of the future.

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022 51:01


    This week we ask what price is really needed for winter finishers, sheep stocking rate and dipping. And, swards of the future; David Corbett from Grassland AGRO talks about the role multi species can play on some farms.

    Ep 629: Farming News - Tag fines, farmer taxes and ASA conference

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022 25:56


    Get details of the Department of Agriculture proposals to fine farmers €250 for missing cattle tags, the Commission on Taxation recommendations to change how farmers are taxed and issues with ACRES. We also get an update on the Agriculture Science Association (ASA) conference this week and hear from Galway sheep breeders Tom Murphy and Gerry Daly.

    Ep 628: The Tillage Podcast: Varieties, beans harvest and more from Tramlines

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2022 44:09


    On this week's show Andy Doyle and Siobhán Walsh talk about varieties for winter cereal planting, grain markets, the Teagasc Crops Forum and much more.

    Ep 627: Down to Agribusiness - Irish exporters in Japan and Singapore and worrying forecast from China

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2022 16:24


    Lorcan Roche Kelly hosts Barry Murphy just back from Japan and Singapore and Phelim O'Neill. They discuss Irish exporters efforts in these Asian markets and a worrying forecast from USDA on shrinking Chinese market for beef imports in 2023.

    Ep 626: Young Stock - Episode 12

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 24:12


    Ep 12: Young Stock – Topics affecting young farmers today

    Ep 625: Farm Tech Talk 127 – weanling prices, reduced lamb kill-out and what to do now the rain's arrived

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2022 44:14


    This week we talk weanling prices at the mart, why lamb kill-out is well back on Tullamore Farm and what to do now that the rain has arrived.

    Ep 624: Farming News - €72/kg beef, fertiliser and Ukraine

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2022 14:09


    Wagyu weanlings in Japan, pricey Irish beef, fertiliser and an update on the Ukraine all feature on this week's episode.

    Ep 623: The Tillage Podcast: Plan needed to secure 1 million tonnes of fertiliser by next March

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2022 31:24


    On this week's show we hear some of the highlights from the Irish Farmers Journal's From the Tramlines farm walk.

    Ep 622: Down to Agribusiness - Effect of energy chaos on fertiliser market and beef prospects in Japan

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2022 16:16


    Agribusiness editor Lorcan Roche-Kelly, Anne Finnegan and Phelim O'Neill debate the latest developments in the European fertiliser industry and contrast with the US and middle east and how Japan could become the first meaningful market for Irish beef outside the EU

    Ep 621: Young Stock - Episode 11

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 5, 2022 32:49


    Ep 11: Young Stock – Topics affecting young farmers today

    Ep 620: Farm Tech Talk 126 – BDGP heifers, dipping gone wrong and mart trade this week

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2022 47:09


    The livestock team talk BDGP heifers, dipping gone wrong, Johnstown Castle Open Day, forward buying fertiliser; or not, fodder crisis and all the ups and downs of the mart trade this week.

    Ep 619: Farming News - hedges, blackouts and Tirlán

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2022 18:12


    On this week's podcast we hear about upside down toilet brush hedges, Tirlán and the potential for blackouts this winter.

    Ep 618: Tillage podcast: Pints, planting and harvesting before the rain

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2022 40:05


    On this week's tillage podcast Kieran Mailey joins Andy Doyle and Siobhán Walsh to discuss the harvest in the north and north west.

    Ep 617: Down to Agribusiness - Fertiliser, banking and export figures

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2022 13:54


    Jack Kennedy, Anne Finnegan and Phelim O'Neill debate the impact of volatile gas prices on fertiliser, Rabobank's issues with funding farming and how Irish agrifood exports performed in the first half of 2022

    Ep 616: Young Stock - Episode 10

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2022 19:39


    Ep 10: Young Stock – Topics affecting young farmers today

    Ep 615: Farming News - fertiliser, weather and stolen heifers

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2022 12:28


    On this week's podcast, we discuss the Carbon Removals Action Group, fertiliser, the weather and stolen heifers.

    Ep 614: Farm Tech Talk Ep 125 – ACRES, soil moisture and soil fertiliy.

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2022 48:46


    We talk about the new Acres Scheme and what it might bring to farmers and the lack of moisture on diary farms. John O'Loughlin from Grassland AGRO also chats about the challenges of improving soil fertility with new soil test results just released.

    Ep 613: The Tillage podcast - Low moisture affecting tonnage and opportunities in winter crops

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2022 43:11


    On this week's podcast the tillage team are joined by Donal Moloney, grain manager at Glanbia.

    EP 612: Down to Agribusiness

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2022 31:50


    On this weeks pod we chat around the cautionary tale of Irish companies doing business with and investing in China. We discuss the 2021 financials for Tipperary Co-op as they complete one full year with their new dryer and listen back to October last year at the official opening ceremony.

    Ep 611: Young Stock - Episode 9

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 17:09


    Ep 9: Young Stock – Topics affecting young farmers today

    Ep 610: Farming News - rural roads, fertiliser register and NDC

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2022 11:31


    On this week's show, we discuss the new fertiliser database, compulsory purchase orders on farmland and rural roads, among other things.

    Ep 609: The Tillage Podcast - harvest results and what to plant

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2022 41:47


    On this week's tillage podcast Andy Doyle and Siobhán Walsh chat to Dónal Fitzgerald of Goldcrop on harvest results and crop choice for the coming season.

    Ep 608: Young Stock - Episode 8

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 31:13


    Ep 8: Young Stock – Topics affecting young farmers today

    Ep 607: Farm Tech Talk 123 – Genotyping, Thrive open day and nitrate rules

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 33:18


    We chat to Adam Woods on why he thinks genotyping is the key to dairy beef success. Declan Marren talks about the key takeaways from the Thrive Open Day in Cashel and we pose key questions on the new nitrate rules to Aidan Brennan.

    Ep 606: Farming News - ACRES payments, record harvest and THRIVE open day

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 20:33


    Get detail of the payments set to be available to farmers under ACRES (Agri Climate Rural Environment Scheme), news of the tillage sector's €700m record heatwave harvest and farmer views from the Irish Farmers Journal THRIVE demo farm open day.

    Ep 605: The Tillage Podcast - Hot harvest and Department on nitrates

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 64:52


    This week we focus on harvest. We talk to the Department on nitrates, preview this week's paper and here the latest on grain markets and weather.

    Ep 603: Young Stock - Episode 7

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 25:52


    Ep 7: Young Stock – Topics affecting young farmers today

    EP 602: Farm Tech Talk Week 122 – Dairy beef open day, emissions reduction and nitrate derogation

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 31:24


    On this week's show, we talked to Adam Woods about what farmers can see at the dairy beef open day. We chat Phelim O'Neill on what the 25% emission reduction really mean. And we asked Aidan Brennan all about the new details on the nitrate derogation emerging for dairy farmers.

    Ep 601: Farming News - ACRES measures, emissions target reaction and organics

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 25:16


    Get detail of the measures set to be available to farmers under ACRES (Agri Climate Rural Environment Scheme), reaction to the emissions reduction ceiling now set for the farm sector, Bord Bia's organic trade mission to Germany and the new CEO at the state's food body. We also include farmer views on a range of topics from across the country.

    Ep 600: The Tillage Podcast: Nitrates update, yield reports and increasing tillage area

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 45:24


    On this weeks show Andy Doyle and Siobhán Walsh talk harvest, nitrates and new tillage proposals.

    Ep 600: Entertaining at Home-August

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 38:20


    Fire up the barbeque as Neven Maguire is cooking up the ultimate beer can chicken. Ciara Leahy is pairing with a good-bodied chardonnay and a light beaujolais and invites Janine Kennedy to have a taste.

    EP 599: Down to Agribusiness - How 25% cut in agriculture emissions will effect farmers

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 13:43


    Jack Kennedy, Anne Finnegan and Phelim O'Neill debate the consequences of reducing agriculture emissions by 25% and how any reduction in Irish production will be picked up elsewhere.

    Ep 598: Young Stock - Episode 6

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 23:25


    Ep 6: Young Stock – Topics affecting young farmers today

    EP 597: Farm Tech Talk 121 – Tullamore Farm, lamb prices, red clover & grass growth.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 52:46


    This week, we discuss making money on Tullamore Farm, details on the lamb price drop and red clover with our livestock team. We also talk to David Corbett from Grassland AGRO about the variation in grass growth around the country.

    Ep 596: Farming News - emissions target, cull cow payment and Tullamore Farm

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 28:48


    Political correspondent Pat O'Toole delves into the implications and next steps following the agreement that agriculture must reduce its emissions by 25% by 2030. The news team also discussed a proposed payment to cull cows, fixed milk contracts, Dutch farmer protests and farmer views at the Tullamore Farm beef and sheep open day.

    EP 595: Down to Agribusiness - Agriculture has to cut emissions by 25%

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 12:33


    The Farmers Journal Agribusiness team debate what happens now that the 25% target for agriculture target is in place

    EP 594: Down to Agribusiness - What climate emissions targets mean for farmers

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 12:52


    Jack Kennedy and Phelim O'Neill debate what emissions reduction targets would mean for Irish Agriculture ahead of the announcement on Thursday evening.

    Ep 593: The Tillage Podcast: Crop damage in the north as spring barley harvest kicks off

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 47:32


    On this week's show Andy Doyle and Siobhán Walsh are joined by Kieran Mailey who talks about the impact of heavy rain in the north west.

    Ep 592: Young Stock - Episode 5

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2022 27:52


    Ep 5: Young Stock – Topics affecting young farmers today

    Ep 591: Farm Tech Talk 120 – Organic payments , creeping lambs, Tullamore Farm Open Day and ESB Network's Michael Murray

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2022 38:04


    This week, we speak to our specialist team on the price of round bales of straw, creep feeding lambs, the Tullamore Farm Open Day and lump sum payments for farmers to go organic. Plus, we speak to ESB Network's Michael Murray on farm safety.

    Ep 590: Farming News - water quality, organics and Netherlands protests

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2022 26:50


    On this week's podcast, we discuss water quality, the new organics scheme, farmer protests in the Netherlands and cashless banks.

    EP 589 : Down to Agribusiness - Drought impact in Europe and record beef exports from Brazil

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2022 18:49


    Anne Finnegan, Jack Kennedy and Phelim O'Neill debate what the heatwave is doing to production in Europe while Brazil continues to grow beef exports

    Ep 588: The Tillage Podcast - What's the value of straw?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2022 36:57


    On this week's podcast Andy Doyle and Siobhán Walsh talk about the harvest, straw values, grain prices and much more.

    Ep 587: Young Stock - Episode 4

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 18, 2022 60:58


    Ep 4: Young Stock – Topics affecting young farmers today

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