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Russia's ban on dairy imports from the European Union is hitting global dairy markets at a time when they are particularly vulnerable. So as the shelves in Russia empty of Irish dairy products, as the top buyer of EU cheese and butter, how does this affect Irish producers? Sean was joined by John Comer, President of the Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers Association; Jack Kennedy of the Irish Farmers Journal and by Alsu Khusainova, a Russian woman who is on holiday in Ireland and married to an Irish journalist in Moscow.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0819/638023-today-with-sean-o-rourke-tuesday-19-august-2014/?clipid=1654120
Farm organizations are threatening to withdraw from Bord Bia’s Beef Quality Assurance Scheme in protest about the prices they are being paid for their cattle by the meat factories. I’m joined in studio by Kieran Fitzgerald, Chairman of Meat Industry Ireland; John Comer, ICMSA President and Michael Maloney, Bord Bia’s Director of Quality Valerie Cox has also been to a farm to see how the Beef Quality Assurance scheme works in practice.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0717/631326-today-with-sean-o-rourke-thursday-17-july-2014/?clipid=1631289
Giles Martin in conversation with Cathal Murray - Grammy Award winning record producer, musician, composer and ...