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In AgriWeek this week: Crisis at the marts: The difficulties posed by Covid-19 restrictions, the lack of adequate broadband and the exclusion of buyers from the sales ring area. Are purchasers being asked to ‘buy a pig in a poke?’ And A new effort to try to control forestry plantations…

On this week’s edition of Agri Week:   The IFA President Tim Cullinan, welcomes the recent results from a vote in the European Parliament that emphasises that the EU-Mercosur agreement cannot be ratified as it stands.   The Irish Natura and Hill Farmers Association (INHFA) has hardened its position in…

On this week’s edition of Agri Week:   The Founder of Ireland’s future, reacts with fury to a recent article in ‘Irish Examiner” by Minister for the Environment Eamon Ryan.   The article states that it is the intention of Government to plant 30% of the country and reduce the…

On Agri Week this week we have a feature interview with the Leitrim farmer Kevin Comiskey as we gauge his reaction to an advisory letter he received from the Department of Agriculture in relation to culling his herd over TB concerns.   Kevin’s reaction has gone viral.   Also on…

  On this week’s edition of Agri Week   Sean O Donoghue the CEO of the Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation, reacts to the new penalty points introduced for Fishermen.   The IFA President Tim Cullinan has claimed this week that Bord Bia are now scrambling to spin aspects of their PGI…

On Ocean FM’s farm show Agri Week, Sligoman Colm O Donnell, president of the Irish Natura and Hill Farmers Association, tells Harry Keaney about growing concern and the need for vigilance when it comes to new proposals for redesignation of land, specifically peatland or reclaimed bog. Donegal Town Mart Manager…

  Agri Week 0207 2020 Running Order   00.51             Deputy Michael Fitzmaurice on the new government, the lack of senior ministers in the north west and what will it mean for agriculture/   07.33             Feature interview with the former IFA President Joe Healy on the appointment of Barry Cowen…