The Farming Week Podcast: Silage season kicks off, Sinn Féin on why CAP should support food production, First peak milk prices confirmed and the walk to the mart

May 19, 2023 11:56 am

Francess McDonnell and Aisling O’Brien bring you the biggest stories of the week in Irish agriculture, which this week include:

  • Silage season kicks off and a difficult year ‘demands farmer understanding’ say contractors;
  • Sinn Féin’s Claire Kerrane says ‘CAP should support food production’;
  • Trade mission to China;
  • First peak milk prices announced and Kerry Group suppliers to get 2022 top-up payment;
  • Minister examining turf cutting impact on commonage in ACRES;
  • The walk from the field to the mart.

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