In brief: Met Eireann team on hand at show
Weather forecasters Evelyn Cusack, Jean Byrne and Gerry Murphy will be dropping by to the Met Éireann display which will once again share the Farming Independent stand at the National Ploughing Championships. Expert meteorological commentary from the Met Éireann team will be available to visitors, while the service will also have high-resolution rainfall radar and satellite imaging on the big screen. Met Éireann first attended the Ploughing Championships in 1980 and since 1990 their expert team have been welcome guests in the Farming Independent tent.
Ag Focus forms available in Athy
This week's edition of the Farming Independent sees the welcome return of Ag Focus, the weekly supplement for Ag Science students. After a challenging Leaving Certificate exam in June, the thorough and concise material which Ag Focus presents should be an invaluable aid for students. Application forms for school deliveries and further information on Ag Focus will be available on the Farming Independent stand.