Episode 12

Country Life with MJ Clery

Wednesday, 20 March 2024 - 44 minutes

On the programme this week MJ chats to Sean McNamara from the ICSA who believes that spring lamb will break the €10/kg threshold for the first time in Irish farming history. Mike Brady well known ag consultant chats about his recent trip to Australia where he gained first hand experience about their dairy model where food production is paramount and red tape is minimal. John Curran from the IFA gives an update on the ACRES planting deadline and Steven Meyen from Teagasc chats about what tree to chose when planting on your land. Janine Kennedy from the Irish Farmers Journal speaks about a traditional staple from the Irish breakfast table, our famous black pudding. Janine explores how a handful of producers are still using real blood as opposed to powder form which is the traditional method of production.

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