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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Latest market surge supports a milk price of 25-28c/L says ICMSA

Latest market surge supports a milk price of 25-28c/L says ICMSA

The current level of the Global Dairy Trade (GDT) indicates that milk price should be in the 25-28 cent per...

Ten-hour talks between French dairy farmers and processors end in deadlock

Ten-hour talks between French dairy farmers and processors end in deadlock

Mediation talks between Europe’s largest dairy group Lactalis and French milk producers over milk price ended in deadlock last night. French...

Highest UK wheat stocks on record

Highest UK wheat stocks on record

UK wheat stocks at the end of 2015/16 increased by 34% year-on-year to the highest on records going back to...

Don’t undervalue your timber (Potential earnings of €25,000/ha)

Don’t undervalue your timber (Potential earnings of €25,000/ha)

Farmers are being warned not to undervalue their timber crop, with potential earnings at clearfell of up to €25,000/ha for Sitka...

Cattle prices continue to increase in the UK

Cattle prices continue to increase in the UK

The balance between supply and demand that has characterised the British cattle trade recently has continued in the latest week,...

Irish share of UK beef market falls in first half of 2016

Irish share of UK beef market falls in first half of 2016

Ireland’s share of the UK imported beef market fell over the first six months of 2016, according to latest figures...

Suggestion to limit journey times for bringing animals to slaughter dismissed

Suggestion to limit journey times for bringing animals to slaughter dismissed

A suggestion to limit the journey times of animals that are being brought to slaughter has been shot down by...

Cattle supplies on the rise as beef farmers face uncertain autumn

Cattle supplies on the rise as beef farmers face uncertain autumn

Latest figures on weekly cattle supplies at Irish export meat plants have shown supplies breaching the significant 30,000/week mark for...

US gives green light for ChemChina’s Syngenta takeover

US gives green light for ChemChina’s Syngenta takeover

ChemChina has received clearance from a US security panel on its $43 billion takeover of Swiss agri-business Syngenta. The Committee...

British dairy herd shrinks significantly in the last year

British dairy herd shrinks significantly in the last year

The size of the dairy herd in Britain has decreased by 2% over the past year, the biggest annual drop...

Farmers to get paid to cut hedges on public roads in Clare

Farmers to get paid to cut hedges on public roads in Clare

Clare County Council will offer grants to landowners and community groups to maintain hedgerows alongside public roads throughout County Clare. The...

Glanbia revenue fall in the first half of 2016, nutrition remains key earnings driver

Glanbia revenue fall in the first half of 2016, nutrition remains key earnings driver

Total Group Revenue at Glanbia PLC including the Group’s share of Joint Ventures & Associates, was €1,837.1m, a decrease of...

Croplink Ireland to be acquired by Goldcrop Holdings

Croplink Ireland to be acquired by Goldcrop Holdings

The proposed acquisition by Goldcrop Holdings Limited of the entire issued share capital and thus sole control of Croplink (Ireland)...

UK Government guarantees farm subsidies until 2020

UK Government guarantees farm subsidies until 2020

Two leading UK politicians have promised that UK farmers will continue to receive farm subsidies until at least 2020. The...

British cattle trade continues its march upwards

British cattle trade continues its march upwards

With notable competition from British processors for cattle meeting supermarket specification against another week of tight supplies, the cattle trade...

FBD share price soars, after lower-than-expected losses

FBD share price soars, after lower-than-expected losses

FBD Holdings’ share price has bounced significantly this morning, on the back of lower-than-expected losses for the first half of...

FBD posts €3.7m first half losses despite hiking premium rates 11%

FBD posts €3.7m first half losses despite hiking premium rates 11%

FBD Holdings reported a €3.7m loss before tax in the first half of 2016 despite increasing its premium rates by 11% this...

Sterling continues to fall against the euro

Sterling continues to fall against the euro

Sterling is continuing to fall against the euro on the back of a number of key announcements by the Bank of...