Episodes
In this week's podcast, we hear from farmers who are staging a third tractor protest in Dublin and we get the latest update on the future of a key pesticide, Glyphosate.
Published 01/15/20
This week we hear how much rural crime costs farmers affected and Bord Bia reflect on a successful decade of food exports.
Published 01/08/20
This week we hear from the new IFA president, farmers protesting in Dublin and how farming is set for a renaissance in the MacGillycuddy Reeks.
Published 12/18/19
The week we hear from farmers on the front line at IFA blockades across the country and find out what cow breed produces the tastiest beef.
Published 12/11/19
Beef editor Adam Woods weighs up the progress made by the Beef Taskforce and Stephen Robb delivers an anaerobic digester special.
Published 12/04/19
This week we hear from farmers on the frontline of the tractor protest in Dublin.
Published 11/27/19
This week we hear from farmers at Dairy Day and their take on farmer bashing in the media plus Stephen Robb delves into the world of agriculture robots.
Published 11/20/19
This week, we hear from farmers in Kerry on why they're protesting, find out all about new plant breeding techniques and learn why Antrim has the highest number of robotic milkers.
Published 11/13/19
In this week's podcast, we hear from farmers on what they want to see from the IFA presidential candidates and a UK dairy farmers explains how he farms 3,000ha organically.
Published 11/06/19
This week, we hear from Met Eireann about how climate change might affect farmers, learn about Ireland's fledgling biogas industry and listen to Vicky Phelan in the wake of the Taoiseach's apology.
Published 10/30/19
This week we hear how on-farm animal prescriptions will tighten up and how the Finnish are mad about their 'green gold.'
Published 10/23/19
This week we hear from Amii McKeever on diversity in the IFA, funding in the next CAP and how farm advisory services need to work more closely with farmers.
Published 10/16/19
In budget week we have an exclusive interview with Minister Creed and hear why farmers are protesting outside Glanbia.
Published 10/09/19
This week we hear from the incoming Commissioner for Agriculture on live exports and members of the Air Corps discuss rescuing farmers from remote locations.
Published 10/02/19
This week we hear how An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar would hate to send unspent BEAM money back to Europe, the IFA president on CAP and the winner of Ploughing with the Stars.
Published 09/25/19
Catch up with all the goings on at the National Ploughing Championships 2019
Published 09/18/19
This week, we hear Tánaiste Coveney on hope after Brexit, catch up with the 2019 hill sheep forum and speak to malting barley advisor Eoin Lyons about a cover crop establishment trail in Co Wexford.
Published 09/11/19
This week, we round up the latest news from protests around the country, hear Minister Creed's thoughts and get exclusive media access to the Meat Business Women conference in Dublin last week.
Published 09/04/19
In this week’s podcast, we hear the latest updates from the courts where the factories are seeking to jail farmers and we cast a light on the farmer share of the retail beef price.
Published 08/28/19
In this week's podcast, we hear from a Donegal beef farmer who wants a fair price for his beef and what dairy farmers think of proposals to reform Ornua.
Published 08/21/19
Minister Creed kicks back at negative media around farming and climate change and we reveal the headway made in beef talks this week.
Published 08/14/19
This week we hear from farmers across the country who are protesting poor beef prices and the mart manager at Tullow talks about the “exuberant” sheep trade.
Published 08/07/19
In this week’s podcast we hear from Limousin farmers in Colorado and Minister Creed on the successor to Food Wise 2025. We also hear from farmers at the gates of factories around the country who are protesting low beef prices.
Published 07/31/19
In this week’s podcast we hear from chair of the Climate Change Advisory Council Professor John Fitzgerald and find out how a splash plate ban will impact intensively stocked farmers.
Published 07/24/19
This week we hear about the work that went on behind scenes of the Goodman investigation and during Farm Safety Week we talk to a survivor of a farm accident.
Published 07/17/19