Irish farmer helping Ukrainian refugees to safety


Jim McCarthy is a member of the Global Farmer Network and this Irish man is a farmer in Romania.

In this article from the Irish Farmers Journal, he tells about the farm impact of the war in Ukraine. Farmers in eastern Ukraine are going to find it difficult to plant spring crops. McCarthy’s comments were made during a Teagasc Tillage Edge podcast.

McCarthy received the Global Farmer Network Kleckner Award in 2009.

Jim McCarthy

Jim McCarthy

First generation farmer - 1800 acres, grows wheat, barley and oilseed rape. Shareholder in a large dairy in the U.S. Managing Director of a business which owns and manages 30,000 acres of arable crops in Argentina. Kleckner Award winner - 2009.

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