The Farming Week Podcast: 500 nitrates inspections this year, ESB compensation rates for farmers, Citizens’ Assembly on Biodiversity and mink eradication calls

April 7, 2023 9:15 am

Megan O’Brien and Aisling O’Brien bring you the biggest stories of the week in Irish agriculture, which this week include:

  • Department to conduct 500 nitrates inspections this year;
  • ESB compensation rates for farmers and landowners;
  • National Food and Fodder Security Committee to reconvene and meet next week;
  • Citizens’ Assembly on Biodiversity Loss;
  • Calls for mink eradication;
  • Leitrim students’ farm safety invention.

Plus, this week’s question is asking:
‘Have you ever had an issue with mink on your farm or land before?’

To vote and leave your comment, just go to Spotify and search for The Farming Week.

Rate, review and follow The Farming Week podcast on Apple, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts from.