Carlow based new entrant dairy farmer, Ashleigh Fennell, talks to Agri Insider about farming during Covid-19 lockdown.
This is episode 1 of Agri Insider’s Grassroots series. This series is a focus on what is happening inside the farm gate of farms in Ireland.
Interview by Karol Kissane.
The discussion covers the conversion of Ashleigh’s farm from a beef and sheep enterprise to a dairy enterprise.
It also looks at the new lockdown restrictions when it comes to contractors on farm and the general isolation of farming through Covid-19 lockdown.
The final view is the positives that can hopefully come from the coronavirus pandemic for the farming community.