Margaret Donnelly

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Margaret Donnelly

Margaret Donnelly - Author - Agriland.ie

Her first agricultural journalism role was working in the Farming Independent as a journalist, before she became Editor of Irish Farmers Monthly and Veterinary Journal Ireland. From a beef and tillage farm on the Offaly/Tipperary border, she has a Degree in Journalism from DIT and a Masters in Marketing from Smurfit Business School.

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Economically weakest towns in Offaly and Carlow

Economically weakest towns in Offaly and Carlow

Offaly and Carlow are home to the economically weakest towns in the country, according to a new study by Teagasc. ...

‘The safety of GM food for consumption has yet to be proven’

‘The safety of GM food for consumption has yet to be proven’

No genetically modified (GM) food can be considered safe, if consumed over a lifetime, according to one speaker at the...

Two years’ notice on five-year Glanbia milk supply agreements

Two years’ notice on five-year Glanbia milk supply agreements

Glanbia Ingredients Ireland Limited (GIIL) has announced that its Milk Supply Agreement (MSL) with suppliers will run for five years,...

Despite horsemeat scandal, global meat industry is positive about prospects

Despite horsemeat scandal, global meat industry is positive about prospects

More than 45 per cent of meat industry professionals say the horsemeat scandal has negatively affected their business, according to...

Single Farm Payment forms ‘in the post’

Single Farm Payment forms ‘in the post’

Single Farm Payment application forms have been issued and farmers who haven’t received their Single Farm Payment application form in...

New Zealand risks missing ‘a golden opportunity’ to grow agricultural sector

New Zealand risks missing ‘a golden opportunity’ to grow agricultural sector

New Zealand risks missing a ‘golden opportunity’  to grow its agricultural sector, and addressing this will require a coordinated, joint...

Agricultural outlook mixed – Central Bank

Agricultural outlook mixed – Central Bank

The outlook for higher global food prices and the removal of milk quotas next year are, according to the Central...

Fivemiletown votes to join Glanbia

Fivemiletown votes to join Glanbia

Shareholders of Fivemiletown co-op voted last night in favour of forming a relationship with Glanbia Ingredients Ireland. The decision will...

Fivemiletown to decide on Glanbia offer tonight

Fivemiletown to decide on Glanbia offer tonight

Shareholders at troubled creamery Fivemiletown, Co. Tyrone, are meeting tonight to decide on the future of the business. The co-op...

Blast off for satellite to help monitor crops

Blast off for satellite to help monitor crops

Farmers can expect extraterrestrial help with crop growth analysis as a new EU satellite to monitor the earth is launched...

Antibiotic resistance debate flares up in the UK

Antibiotic resistance debate flares up in the UK

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has called for clarification around remarks made by the UK’s Chief Medical Officer (CMO) in...

‘Spring crops behind by two weeks’

‘Spring crops behind by two weeks’

Tillage farmers are struggling with weather conditions and sowing of spring cereals is behind by two weeks, according to Jim...