Ciaran Moran

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Ciaran Moran

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Ciaran Moran is a partner in a beef and sheep farm in Roscommon. He holds an Honours Bachelors Degree in Agricultural Science from UCD where he specialised in Food and Agribusiness Management.

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ABP now rearing 25,000 cattle under ‘Blade Farming’ system in the UK

ABP now rearing 25,000 cattle under ‘Blade Farming’ system in the UK

ABP has some 25,000 cattle under contract through its Blade Farming system in the UK, ABP’s Chief Executive in the UK...

UK/Irish beef price differential rises to 60c/kg

UK/Irish beef price differential rises to 60c/kg

UK and Irish beef prices continue to go in different directions with British prices up significantly in the past six...

Hogan moves to make more changes to CAP

Hogan moves to make more changes to CAP

Commissioner Hogan has announced a further series of measures aimed at simplifying the CAP with a view to easing the...

ABP and Dunbia under pressure in the UK over cattle grading changes

ABP and Dunbia under pressure in the UK over cattle grading changes

UK bosses of ABP and Dunbia appeared in front of UK Parliment’s Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee this week...

UK farmers getting half of the retail beef price

UK farmers getting half of the retail beef price

Farmers share of the retail beef price in the UK has improved in recent months, according to latest figures from...

New Zealand’s LIC Automation to launch automated heat detection system

New Zealand’s LIC Automation to launch automated heat detection system

One of New Zealand’s leading agri-tech companies, LIC Automation is launching its new Saber farm automation brand in the Irish...

New man in charge of managing Glanbia’s milk supply

New man in charge of managing Glanbia’s milk supply

Glanbia Ingredients Ireland (GII) has announced that Sean Molloy will take up an expanded role as Director of Strategy and...

Complaints made to EU ombudsman over national dairy origin labelling schemes

Complaints made to EU ombudsman over national dairy origin labelling schemes

The European Dairy Association has written to the EU ombudsman over draft origin labelling plans for dairy products announced by...

Environmental pillar calls for abolition of the agricultural diesel subsidy

Environmental pillar calls for abolition of the agricultural diesel subsidy

Environmental groups are calling on the government to abolish the agricultural diesel subsidy. In a Budget Submission released today the...

A switch from grants to loans could be the future of CAP

A switch from grants to loans could be the future of CAP

The current mechanism of subsidising EU agriculture via grants and schemes could soon become a thing of the past. Speaking...

ABP makes case to EU competition authorities on Slaney tie-up

ABP makes case to EU competition authorities on Slaney tie-up

ABP and Fane Valley have said that more effective and better-resourced Slaney in Ireland is needed to compete on international...

French processor to pay 29c/L till December to stop farmer protests

French processor to pay 29c/L till December to stop farmer protests

Following days of intense protest, French Processor Lactalis has agreed a milk price rise with its dairy farmer suppliers. The processor is...

ABP/Slaney tie-up notified to the European Commission

ABP/Slaney tie-up notified to the European Commission

The proposed merger which would see ABP Food Group take a 50% stake in Slaney Foods has been notified the...

European dairy giant says milk prices have bottomed out

European dairy giant says milk prices have bottomed out

European dairy processing giant FrieslandCampina has said that milk prices have bottomed out. Issuing its half-year results today it said in...

UK beef trade continues to rise

UK beef trade continues to rise

Last week saw another robust increase in beef prices across the board in Britain, according to latest reports from the...

French farmers to get up to 24c/L under Milk Reduction Scheme

French farmers to get up to 24c/L under Milk Reduction Scheme

The French Government has provided extra funding to incentivise its dairy farmers to cut milk production in the coming months....

Record world grain harvest forecast despite troubles in Europe

Record world grain harvest forecast despite troubles in Europe

Despite harvest troubles in many countries across Europe, the International Grains Council (IGC) is still forecasting a record world grain...

Superlevy Instalment Scheme costs Government €35m in 2015

Superlevy Instalment Scheme costs Government €35m in 2015

The final cost of the Superlevy Instalment Scheme to the Government was €35.6m in 2015. Given the very high volumes of...