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  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…

On the programme: A Drumshanbo farmer has recently won the title of local Biodiversity Champion of the Year for 2019 – we pay a visit to his farm. Leitrim IFA has appointed a new chairman – we speak to the outgoing chairman James Gallagher. We speak climate action with the…

21 beef grading machines have been found to be working outside the rules set out for their operation and as a result are not providing accurate grading of animals. We will be discuss this with Deputy Denise Naughton The Chairman of the IFA in Leitrim has expressed his disappointment with…

On this week’s show: Sinn Féin’s Agriculture Spokesman Martin Kenny is calling on the Agriculture Minister to clarify how the targeted payments for beef farmers, in the case of a no-deal Brexit, would be allocated. Midlands and North West MEP Matt Carty says the reason farmers are selling their land…