Male Farmers Can View Seeking Help As ‘Admission Of Failure’

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On Tuesday’s Morning Focus, Alan Morrissey was joined by Eddie Punch, ICSA General Secretary, from Cratloe and Joseph Woulfe, Clare Chair of Beef Plan Group to speak about new research which shows that male farmers can view asking for help as an admission of failure and a betrayal of the masculine image of their profession.

Later, listener Jean spoke with Rebecca O’Sullivan about the farmer’s wife perspective.