Those interested in the fortunes of the real economy, and specifically the agricultural sector, might find my assessment of the prospects for farming in the current issue of eolas of interest. The editorial tagline does a good job of summarising its gist.
The agricultural sector is recovering. However, dependence on direct payments, climate change [targets] and ageing farmers are potential problems.
By the way, there are many other interesting articles in the magazine, its well worth a read.