Contributor

Contributor Profile Picture
Contributor

EMAIL:
Former Dairygold CEO claims company was set to lose €25m when he took control

Former Dairygold CEO claims company was set to lose €25m when he took control

Former Dairygold CEO Jerry Henchy has told the High Court in Dublin that he joined the company at a time...

Strengthening EU China links

Strengthening EU China links

The View from Europe: The European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Dacian Ciolos, is in Beijing, China, from 22-24 July...

EU considers meat labelling

EU considers meat labelling

At the latest meeting of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council on 15 July, the Dutch delegation proposed that meat from...

Concentrate feeding for cows

Concentrate feeding for cows

A View from Northern Ireland: A number of Armagh dairy farmers are monitoring their cow’s margin over concentrate (MOC) performance....

The flavours of success

The flavours of success

Creative flavours can serve as a key route for brands to engage with innovation enthusiasts and boost category spend.  Flavours...

Outbreak of Hepatitis A virus linked to imported frozen berries

Outbreak of Hepatitis A virus linked to imported frozen berries

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) this afternoon advised  it is investigating a food poisoning outbreak of Hepatitis A...

Minister opens €6m feed mill at Offaly’s J Grennan & Sons

Minister opens €6m feed mill at Offaly’s J Grennan & Sons

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Simon Coveney TD this evening, 18 July, officially opened the expanded J...

Organic change through education

Organic change through education

UCC BEES lecturer Eoin Lettice talks to Agriland.ie about the MSc in Organic Horticulture, Europe’s only course in organic horticulture...

Making the most of your Grass Supplies

Making the most of your Grass Supplies

Irish weather conditions over the past 14 months have been challenging, and the recent warm spell has made grass management especially difficult....

How to Sell to Farmers…

How to Sell to Farmers…

In this week’s post, Lorna Sixmith outlines the dos and do-nots for those hoping to make a sale with a...

Would You Marry a Farmer

Would You Marry a Farmer

Would You Marry A Farmer ? Confessions of An Irish Farmerette’ is a non-fiction book based on Irish blogger, Lorna...

Despite bad weather, cereal yields up

Despite bad weather, cereal yields up

 THE VIEW FROM EUROPE: This year total cereal production in the Europe is forecast to be well above 2012 levels and...

Creative marketing key – Rabobank

Creative marketing key – Rabobank

Rabobank Report: Despite efforts by governments to promote the benefits of a healthy diet, consumption of fruit and vegetables in...

Dairygold row over agri-sale, court hears

Dairygold row over agri-sale, court hears

The High Court in Dublin has today been hearing further details about the alleged animosity of several Dairygold board members...

Dairygold deny branding ex-ceo a thief

Dairygold deny branding ex-ceo a thief

Dairygold deny that they owed former chief executive Jerry Henchy any duty of care as he did not work for...

Bad weather hurting farmers

Bad weather hurting farmers

The bad weather until almost the middle of this year damaged agriculture throughout Europe, in some cases resulting in drastic...

Henchy made ‘unavoidable enemies’ at Dairygold, High Court hears

Henchy made ‘unavoidable enemies’ at Dairygold, High Court hears

Former Dairygold chief executive Jerry Henchy was fired after a long campaign against him by key company board members, it...

Battle of the bog

Battle of the bog

We have taken turf from a bog for generations. I am told we have turbary rights. What are turbary rights? ...