The wind that shakes the barley – the science behind growing crops

By Out the Gap
6th June 2022
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According to this farmer, tillage farming is a bit like playing Roulette!

On a beautiful Summer’s day join me and farmer Patrick Kehoe on his lovely mixed farm in county Wexford in the southeast of the country.

Hear about the science involved in growing crops such as Barley and Beans, we delve into his use of Winter cover crops, crop rotation and also chat Romney sheep, Aubrac cattle, family farming and why Patrick always wanted to eventually come home to farm in this corner of Ireland.

About Out The Gap

My name is Noel Clancy. I’m a sheep and beef farmer based in South County Tipperary in Ireland. Out The Gap is an Irish food and farming podcast recorded across rural Ireland.


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