Energy efficiency, better breeding & grassland management are at the heart of the IFAs Smart Farming project in conjunction with the EPA. It encourages farmer participants to improve efficiencies on farm to reduce emissions & improve profitability. Damien speaks to smart farmer Andrew McHugh in Newtownforbes & Cara Augustenburg, chair of the European Friends of the Earth is in studio.
Mike Ross made 61 appearances for Ireland as tight head prop between 2011-2016 and 151 appearances for Leinster before his retirement last April. Mike popped into studio before heading down to Millstreet to officially open the 35th National Dairy Show.
Peter Manley help his father Michael on their 90 acre dairy farm on the banks of The Grand Canal near Edenderry, Co Offaly & from there he also runs his fitness business. He has transformed an old dilapidated shed into a top class gym facility. Brenda O'Donoghue went to visit Peter in his gym.