Ask the Farmer Sessions

The ‘Ask the Farmer’ series  has now ended for Winter/Spring 2021.

These free online events were where a number of our amazing Ambassadors told us a little more about their farm and farming system and answered your questions about farming for nature.

If you missed out on any of these sessions and would like to view them, they are all available by clicking on the selected one below or going to our YouTube Channel.

Catch up here

1st March 2021 Dairy, poultry and pigs – running a mixed stock farm with Tipperary farmer Mimi Crawford.  
More information on Mimi’s Farm here.

22nd February 2021 Crop diversity and min till with Cork farmer Thomas Fouhy.  
More information on Thomas’s Farm here.

15th February 2021 Running a suckler herd alongside nature with Kildare farmer Stephen Morrison.  
More information on Stephen’s Farm here.

8th February 2021 Organic & biodynamic beef, lamb & veg with Kildare farmer Trevor Harris. 
More information on Trevor’s Farm here.

1st February 2021 Tillage & soil fertility with Kildare farmer Andrew Bergin.  
More information on Andrew’s Farm here.

25th January 2021 Horticulture, beef and soil fertility with Cork farmer Patrick Frankel.  
More information on Patrick’s Farm here.

18th January 2021 Beef, sheep & agroforestry with Cavan farmer Jane Shackleton.  
More information on Jane’s Farm here.

1th January 2021 Mixed regenerative farming – horticulture, poultry & grazing with Clare farmer Fergal Smith.  
More information on Fergal’s Farm here.

14th December 2020 Sheep, bees and woodlands with Tipperary farmer Ailbhe Gerrard.  
More information on Ailbhe’s Farm here.

7th December 2020 Organic dairy farming & building resilience with Laois farmer John McHugh.
More information on John’s Farm here.

30th November 2020 Micro dairying & conservation farming with Mayo farmer Sinead Moran.  
More information on Sinead’s Farm here.

23rd November 2020 Market gardening & nature with Clare farmer Jim Cronin. 
More information on Jim’s Farm here.

3rd August, 2020 Hillfarming & species richness with Sligo farmer Bridget Murphy.
More information on Bridget’s farm can be found here.


27th July, 2020 Farming for habitats & species with Cork farmer Feargal Ó Cuinneagáin.
More information on Feargal’s farm and a podcast can be found here.


20th July, 2020 Farming with sheep & agritourism with Kilkenny farmer Suzanna Crampton.
More information and a short film on Suzanna’s farm here.



13th July, 2020 Farming tillage, beef & nature with Mervyn Auchmuty.
More information and a short film on Mervyn’s farm here.


6th July 2020 Dairy, Horticulture and Food with Education with Darina Allen.
More information and a short podcast on Darina’s farm here.

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