Ear to the Ground

Video: Ear to the Ground focus on organic beef farming

Video: Ear to the Ground focus on organic beef farming

The final episode in the current series of Ear to the Ground is set to focus on organic beef farming....

February 28, 2017

Video: Should Ireland get rid of green diesel?

Video: Should Ireland get rid of green diesel?

This week’s episode of Ear to the Ground will examine whether Ireland should get rid of green diesel for good....

February 21, 2017

Video: Farm inheritance to take centre stage on Ear to the Ground

Video: Farm inheritance to take centre stage on Ear to the Ground

The question of who gets the family farm is set to be discussed on tonight’s episode of Ear to the...

February 14, 2017

Video: Meet the owner of Ireland’s largest herd of pedigree Jersey cows

Video: Meet the owner of Ireland’s largest herd of pedigree Jersey cows

Tonight’s episode of Ear to the Ground will meet the owner of Ireland’s largest herd of pedigree Jersey cows. This week’s...

February 7, 2017

Broadband, nursery plants and biodiversity to feature on Ear to the Ground

Broadband, nursery plants and biodiversity to feature on Ear to the Ground

This week’s episode of Ear to the Ground will feature rural broadband, or the lack of it, nursery plants and biodiversity....

January 31, 2017

A farmer busy with lambing and calving to feature on Ear to the Ground

A farmer busy with lambing and calving to feature on Ear to the Ground

This week’s episode of Ear to the Ground will meet one of the many farmers in the country busy with...

January 24, 2017

Women’s roles in farming organisations to feature on Ear to the Ground

Women’s roles in farming organisations to feature on Ear to the Ground

Women’s roles within farming organisations, such as the IFA, is set to feature on this week’s Ear to the Ground....

January 17, 2017

Video: Ear to the Ground visits farmer who powers his farm using biogas

Video: Ear to the Ground visits farmer who powers his farm using biogas

The tenth episode in this series of Ear to the Ground will meet a pig farmer who powers his farm...

January 10, 2017

History, hedgecutting and a hunt to feature on Ear to the Ground

History, hedgecutting and a hunt to feature on Ear to the Ground

Tonight’s episode of Ear to the Ground will feature a remote valley in Co. Mayo, issues around hedgecutting periods and...

January 3, 2017

Video: Large herd of Dexter cattle to feature on Ear to the Ground

Video: Large herd of Dexter cattle to feature on Ear to the Ground

A farmer who owns possibly the largest herd of Dexter cattle in the world, with over 650 head, is set...

December 15, 2016

Farm smells, animal rescues and art to feature on Ear to the Ground

Farm smells, animal rescues and art to feature on Ear to the Ground

Farm smells, an animal rescue centre and a 100-year-old cow house converted into an artists studio will all feature on...

December 8, 2016

Video: Oppistion to Dublin/Shannon pipeline to take centre stage on Ear to the Ground

Video: Oppistion to Dublin/Shannon pipeline to take centre stage on Ear to the Ground

This week’s Ear to the Ground will look into Irish Water’s controversial project, the proposed water pipeline to connect Dublin and...

December 1, 2016

Video: Ear to the Ground meets a harvest team covering 2,000 miles in the US

Video: Ear to the Ground meets a harvest team covering 2,000 miles in the US

This week’s Ear to the Ground will feature a harvest team in the US who travel 2,000 miles during the...

November 24, 2016

Video: Ear to the Ground meets a farmer who beat mental illness

Video: Ear to the Ground meets a farmer who beat mental illness

This week’s episode of Ear to the Ground will visit a farmer who overcame mental illness following a farm accident. Darragh...

November 17, 2016

Reducing antibiotic usage on farm by over €2,000 features on Ear to the Ground

Reducing antibiotic usage on farm by over €2,000 features on Ear to the Ground

This evening’s episode of Ear to the Ground visits a farmer who has saved over £2,000 (€2,285) by reducing the...

November 10, 2016

Video: Ear to the Ground visits 4,500 cow dairy farm in the US

Video: Ear to the Ground visits 4,500 cow dairy farm in the US

This week’s Ear to the Ground will visit an 4,500 cow dairy farm in the US, look at the obstacles...

November 3, 2016

Viability of tillage farming in the west features on Ear to the Ground

Viability of tillage farming in the west features on Ear to the Ground

The 24th series of Ear to the Ground will return to television screens tonight, October 27, and will feature rural resettlement,...

October 27, 2016

Video: Ear to the Ground focuses on dairy bull calves and hill farming

Video: Ear to the Ground focuses on dairy bull calves and hill farming

On this weeks Ear to the Ground, Darragh McCullough looks at the use of sexed semen to limit dairy bull...

February 23, 2016