Wednesday - 21st December

Country Life with MJ Clery

Friday, 23 December 2022 - 43 minutes

This week MJ speaks about potential holiday destinations for farmers in early January. Nicola York from speaks about what’s on offer from sun to ski.
With the organic farming scheme seeing an unprecedented number of applications this year, Jack Nolan from the Department of Agriculture chats about when farmers can expect to find out if they have been accepted into the 2023 scheme.
Sean McNamara from Co. Westmeath was recently elected as joint president of the ICSA and he speaks about the challenges facing sheep and beef farmers in 2023.
With €1100 per hectare available for a 20 year period under the new forestry programme for certain native trees, Jason Fleming from the IFA chats about this and how he feels Ash Dieback forestry owners need to be treated better.
Finally, PJ Lynam from the Tullamore Tractor Run joins us in studio to speak about the annual tractor run which takes place on 28th December this year.

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