Clare Farming Groups React To Report Calling For Cull In Suckler Cows

Climate change is once again dominating headlines, with the government’s watchdog issuing a new report on the matter. 

That report contained one recommendation that has sent ripples across the farming community – the cut the number of suckler cows in Ireland by up to 50% in the next ten years, to meet our greenhouse gas emission goals.

But that’s not been met well in Clare.


Eddie Punch of the ICSA (from 10:11) and the IFA’s Willie Hanrahan (16:40) share their views.

Also on the podcast, in the weekly advice slot from Teagasc, Michael Somers is on hand to talk about an upcoming energy in agriculture event (from 0:47).

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