The Farming Week: Farmers ‘show of solidarity’, Cork marts change calf rules, and appeal for cutting hedgerows

February 2, 2024 2:00 pm

Louise Hickey, Aisling O’Brien and Charles O’Donnell bring you the biggest stories of the week in Irish agriculture, which this week includes:

  •  Thousands of farmers support ‘show of solidarity’;
  • Protesters from agri-sector confront minister at the Irish Cattle and Sheep Association (ICSA) annual general meeting (AGM);
  • Cork marts to charge sellers €5/head for unsold calves;
  • Ship carrying thousands of livestock directed to return to Australia;
  • Appeal to ‘stop butchering’ hedgerows.

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