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Farmview with Kieran O'Connor

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Join Kieran O'Connor every Thursday at 6pm and Saturday at 9am for our weekly farming programme; discussing the latest farming news, new products and farming innovation, ag-science and the business of farming.
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Farmview June 17th.

Farmview June 17th.

2021-06-1824:03

As farmers took to the streets on Friday last we hear about their concerns of the huge Impact of the current CAP proposals on their Future.We talk to Thomas Baldwin about the success of his Baldwim’s Ice Cream & their family dairy farm in Knockanore.Plus we preview Shanakill House Equestrian Centre’s Summer Pony Leagues in Kilmackthomas.
Farmview June 10th.

Farmview June 10th.

2021-06-1122:04

With environmental challenges the biggest issues facing farmers & the agri industry we discuss the new Teagasc Statement of Strategy 2021 – 2024 which outlines Actions Planned to assist Irish farmers. Update on the Ardmore farmers market which has reopened for the summer months plus we hear about Bord Bia’s new lamb carbon footprint Sustainability Survey.
Farmview June 3rd.

Farmview June 3rd.

2021-06-0423:23

With Silage Season in full Swing this week we have a “ Farm Safety Special ” in which I featureReps from - Waterford IFA, Community Air Ambulance & Macra na Fermie,And I hear from a father about his son’s very serious farm accident & about the trauma & impact it caused. Plus - We hear how The EU Common Agriculture Policy (CAP) deal is off the Table - as negotiators fail to strike a deal.
Farmview May 27th.

Farmview May 27th.

2021-05-2824:15

On this week's show Kieran discusses the huge impact on this year’s first Cut Silage Season of very poor Weather conditions.· Good news for Family owned & operated Farms with a “ New Fair Deal Reform ”– talk to Min of State of Mary Butler TD· Hear about the New exciting signpost Programme – “ Farmers for climate action ” launched last week
Farmview May 20th

Farmview May 20th

2021-05-2123:44

With Ringside Buyers allowed back this week for the First time this Year at our Marts –I talk to some happy Cattle dealers at Dungarvan Mart. Hear from a very disappointed Ann Marie Mc Hugh about the Cancellation again this year of the National Ploughing Championships.Review the recently published - 2021 KPMG / Farmers Journal Agribusiness Report –“ The Year of COVID & BREXIT - What has Changed ”
Farmview May 6th.

Farmview May 6th.

2021-05-1823:46

On this weeks show Kieran discusses farm safety, success of the 2020 Beef club and an update on tillage.
Farmview  May 13th.

Farmview May 13th.

2021-05-1420:13

On this weeks Farmview Kieran updates on Stephen Fitzgerald’s Open Source Future Farm in West Waterford. Discuss An Taisce’s High Court Appeal to New Belview €140 m Cheese Plant in Waterford Port PlusWe hear about Lismore Farmers Market the very Successful re Opening at the Castle Avenue.
Farmview April 29

Farmview April 29

2021-04-3022:05

Kieran dscusses the experience & the success of switching to Solar Power on Farm with dairy farmer Michael Doran We pay Tribute to Former Waterford IFA Chairman & Glanbia Vice Chairman John Fitzgerald, Ross Kilmeaden PlusI look ahead to the Re Opening this weekend of the - Ardmore Open Farm
Farmview April 22nd

Farmview April 22nd

2021-04-2321:35

• Discuss the agri Food 2030 Strategy as new targets for farming are revealed • Update on the ongoing very serious situation for the forestry & timber sectors in Ireland • We hear how the Waterford Farmer Markets & Country Markets are starting to reopen.
Farmview April 15th

Farmview April 15th

2021-04-1625:08

On this weeks show Kieran discusses trainer Henry De Bromhead and Rachel Blackmore's fantastic achievements & it’s impact for the Irish Horse Racing Industry.Update on Belview’s new Cheese plant court case & the huge impact of the dairy industry on our Rural EconomyPlusWe hear about a Waterford Seed company’s New Wildflower Seed Production project.
In this weeks show Kieran talks to a Waterford Dairy Farmer about the implications & impact of Covid 19 on Farm over the past year for himself & his family. We discuss the Power & Role of Vitamin D in Fortified Milk to improve your Immunity Plus We hear about the important role of Re Seeding & Soil Nutrition for Grassland Farmers
Farmview April 1st.

Farmview April 1st.

2021-04-0223:02

On this weeks show Kieran discusses career & course opportunities at WIT in the Agri / Food Sector,he talks to Kilmackthomas Butcher & Sheep farmer Joe O Reilly about this year’s Spring Lamb production and he reviews prospects for Tillage Farmers.
Farmview March 25th

Farmview March 25th

2021-03-2623:32

On this week’s show Kieran discusses the new climate action bill & its implications on the Farming / Agri Sector.Discuss the very important issue of succession planning for Farming Families andwe hear about attractive Traditional Farm Building Grant Scheme for 2021.
Farmview March 18th

Farmview March 18th

2021-03-1921:48

On this weeks programme Kieran finds out about Glanbia's new peak milk policy,he previews water quality week and previews a safety webinar organised by Waterford senator John Cummins.
Farmview March 11th

Farmview March 11th

2021-03-1221:48

Ahead of next week’s Cheltenham Racing Festival Kieran talk’s to – Waterford Trainer Henry De Bromhead plus he discusses the implications of the “ Gordon Elliott Saga ” on the Irish Horse Racing industry with Leo Powell, Irish Field Editor.
Farmview March 4th.

Farmview March 4th.

2021-03-0519:02

On this week’s show Kieran talks to Minister of State Pippa Hackett about a new organic farming scheme and about the aims of Project Woodland,also an update on this years calving season with the Curry family in Rathgormack and we hear about the success ofonline sales at livestock Marts.
Farmview Feb 25th.

Farmview Feb 25th.

2021-02-2623:03

On this week’s show Kieran discusses Glanbia PLCs Annual Results with Group Managing Director Siobhán Talbot Kieran also talks to well known Agri Journalist Darragh Mc Cullough about his very successful daffodil 🌼 Enterprise and he previews next week’s KIldalton College virtual open Evening.
Farmview Feb 11th

Farmview Feb 11th

2021-02-1222:14

On this week's show Kieran marks the retirement of Teagasc adviser Brian Hillard who was a leading figure in encouraging new farm practices in Waterford.Kieran hears about an up and coming dairy webinar and we learn about reconnecting with nature through a new initiative with Waterford company Seedtech.
Farmview January 4 th

Farmview January 4 th

2021-02-0520:54

On this week's Farmview on WLR Kieran discusses the importance of a Soil Nutrition Programme & its role to improve Environmental Sustainability.Ballymacarbery Milk Supplier John Moore tells us about switching to “ Once a Day Milking ” and we hear about the success of - “ Operation Biodiversity ” in Waterford.
Farmview Jan 28th

Farmview Jan 28th

2021-01-2924:09

On this week's show i talk to Stradbally farmer Tom Hickey about the setting up of a limited company among grower's re the forestry industry to ensure a better deal for those involved......and i talk to Teagasc adviser Austin Flavin re timely tips for Sheep farmer's plus of course the farming calendar.
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