Amy Forde

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Amy Forde

Amy Forde - Author - Agriland.ie

Amy holds an MA in Journalism from Griffith College Dublin and prior to that attended NUIG, where she obtained an Arts degree in Geography and Irish. Amy covered the IFA pay scandal and the elections thereafter. Hailing from Co. Galway, she has a keen interest in all things sport and plays both camogie and soccer.

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Video: The dairy farm in the desert producing 11 litres of milk every second

Video: The dairy farm in the desert producing 11 litres of milk every second

Some 22,500 cows are milked on the Al Badiah dairy farm in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia four times each day, producing...

Embrace FARM to host accident support group meeting this weekend

Embrace FARM to host accident support group meeting this weekend

Embrace FARM will host an accident support group meeting in the Mullingar Park Hotel, at 8pm on Friday, March 10...

15% drop in SMP prices sees overall prices fall at Global Dairy Trade auction

15% drop in SMP prices sees overall prices fall at Global Dairy Trade auction

Prices at today’s Global Dairy Trade auction fell 6.3%. It follows a drop in prices at the last auction of...

Poultry section of 2017 Balmoral Show cancelled due to bird flu

Poultry section of 2017 Balmoral Show cancelled due to bird flu

The poultry section of the 2017 Balmoral Show has been cancelled, Rhonda Geary, The Royal Ulster Agricultural Society (RUAS) Operations...

‘Making pig farming great again’ the theme of this year’s Pig Health Society Symposium

‘Making pig farming great again’ the theme of this year’s Pig Health Society Symposium

‘Making pig farming great again’ will be the theme at the 2017 Irish Pig Health Society Symposium, which moves to...

Is Brexit an opportunity for Ireland’s consumer foods industry?

Is Brexit an opportunity for Ireland’s consumer foods industry?

Brexit could be a catalyst for innovation and investment in Ireland’s prepared consumer foods (PCF) sector, according to a new...

Pics: Milking 22,500 cows in the Saudi Arabian desert

Pics: Milking 22,500 cows in the Saudi Arabian desert

There are 22,500 cows being milked on the Al Badiah dairy farm, one of Almarai’s six super farms in Riyadh,...

Four calves have lucky escape after falling into slurry tank

Four calves have lucky escape after falling into slurry tank

Four calves had a lucky escape recently after they fell into a slurry tank at Ashfield Road, Clogher, Co. Tyrone....

Russia’s import ban on EU pig products is illegal – WTO

Russia’s import ban on EU pig products is illegal – WTO

Russia’s import bans on live pigs, pork and other pig products from the EU is illegal under international trade rules,...

US and China drive value of EU agri-food exports to record high in 2016

US and China drive value of EU agri-food exports to record high in 2016

The annual value of EU agri-food exports in 2016 reached a new record level with total exports reaching €130.7 billion,...

EU milk production decreases in December, ends year ahead of 2015 levels

EU milk production decreases in December, ends year ahead of 2015 levels

EU milk production decreased by 3.4% in December 2016 on the corresponding month in 2015, the latest figures from the...

UK food and drink exports surged in 2016

UK food and drink exports surged in 2016

Global sales of UK food and drink have hit the £20 billion (€23 billion) mark for the first time, the...

Whole milk powder (WMP) prices have slid 10% at GDT auction this year

Whole milk powder (WMP) prices have slid 10% at GDT auction this year

Looking at 2017 to date, whole milk powder (WMP) prices have now slid 10% at the Global Dairy Trade auction,...

Glanbia delivers ‘strong’ results in 2016, plans to sell 60% of Dairy Ireland to co-op

Glanbia delivers ‘strong’ results in 2016, plans to sell 60% of Dairy Ireland to co-op

Glanbia’s total Group revenue for 2016 was €3.6 billion, an increase of 1.3% in constant currency on 2015, it was announced...

Prices tumble at latest Global Dairy Trade auction

Prices tumble at latest Global Dairy Trade auction

Dairy product prices fell 3.2% at today’s Global Dairy Trade auction. At the last auction, prices increased by 1.3%. Both...

Kerry profits up 7.1% with the group ‘well positioned’ to deal with Brexit

Kerry profits up 7.1% with the group ‘well positioned’ to deal with Brexit

Kerry Group revenue on a reported basis increased slightly by 0.4% to €6.1 billion and profits increased by 7.1% to €749.6m in...

Fonterra encourages UK to adopt an open trade policy post-Brexit

Fonterra encourages UK to adopt an open trade policy post-Brexit

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra has encouraged the UK to adopt an open trade policy post-Brexit. Fonterra’s Trade Strategy and...

Cyclist injured after being hit by John Deere tractor hauling a slurry tank

Cyclist injured after being hit by John Deere tractor hauling a slurry tank

Gardai in Navan, Co. Meath are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist, a male in his 50s, was knocked off...