Episode 6 - 8th February

Country Life with MJ Clery

Thursday, 9 February 2023 - 44 minutes

This week MJ chats to Mullingar based auctioneer David McDonnell about the recently launched IPAV Farming Report showing an average land price of over twelve thousand euro per acre, an increase of 39% since 2016.

Dr. Marie Coggins speaks about a recent survey conducted by NUI Galway which showed glyphosate was detected in 26% of Irish people sampled. Its presence in such a significant proportion of the population including small children certainly raises concerns.

Joe Kelleher from Teagasc speaks about upcoming webinars for organic farmers.

John Fitzpatrick from Laois IFA speaks about their upcoming AGM and how he feels organic dairy farmers are getting a raw deal with current milk prices.

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