The Farming Week Podcast: Supermarket price wars, fertiliser industry complaints, huge interest in liming programme and creosote fencing ban

May 5, 2023 9:18 am

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

  • Retailers cut milk and butter prices;
  • CCPC examining fertiliser sector complaints;
  • 41,000 farmers apply for liming scheme;
  • Dutch farmers to be paid to stop breeding livestock;
  • 600 landowners object to zoned land tax;
  • Creosote ban for farm fencing comes into force.

Plus, this week’s question is asking:
‘Would you stop breeding livestock if the government paid you to?’

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