Agri-Business

Join the fellowship

Join the fellowship

Bord Bia and University College Dublin‘s Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School are looking for 20 of Ireland’s sharpest minds to market...

November 14, 2013

Financing expansion is not without its challenges

Financing expansion is not without its challenges

A leading US agriculture academic has told AgriLand that a significant number of Irish dairy farming businesses will fail as...

November 14, 2013

Prestigious award for Dawn Meats

Prestigious award for Dawn Meats

Dawn Meats has won a prestigious Green Apple Environment Award in the UK where it has operations in England, Scotland and...

November 14, 2013

Agri ministers focus on animal welfare

Agri ministers focus on animal welfare

The rollout of the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), animal welfare, ash dieback and equine registration were discussed in detail by...

November 13, 2013

‘It’s time for total transparency from field to fork’

‘It’s time for total transparency from field to fork’

COMMENT: I sense that sales of sunglasses went through the roof a few weeks ago given the number of food...

November 13, 2013

‘More than 30 livestock marts owed money by TLT’

‘More than 30 livestock marts owed money by TLT’

More than 100 farmers and mart directors across Ireland gathered in Athlone last night for an update on TLT International,...

November 13, 2013

Talbot takes the helm at Glanbia

Talbot takes the helm at Glanbia

Siobhán Talbot has taken over from John Moloney as managing director of Glanbia, the global performance nutrition and ingredients group...

November 12, 2013

Second round of transatlantic trade talks this week

Second round of transatlantic trade talks this week

A second round of EU and US trade deal negotiations has begun yesterday in Brussels. The talks on the Transatlantic...

November 12, 2013

Potential buyer of TLT sought

Potential buyer of TLT sought

Grant Thorton is seeking a potential buyer for animal exporter TLT International which went into receivership last week. TLT International...

November 11, 2013

AIMS gets a new provider, Herdwatch

AIMS gets a new provider, Herdwatch

Tipperary-based farm technology company Herdwatch, a branch of Farm Relief Services, has this week been approved for a link-in with...

November 11, 2013

Garavellie brothers to take HSBC to court

Garavellie brothers to take HSBC to court

TLT International Director Paolo Garavellie has told AgriLand that he intends taking HSBC Bank to the High Court following the...

November 11, 2013

We need a meaningful all-island animal health policy

We need a meaningful all-island animal health policy

COMMENT: This week will see Ireland’s two agriculture minister meeting up at a cross-border summit to be held in Armagh....

November 11, 2013

Money for jam

Money for jam

SuperValu, one of Ireland’s leading independent supermarkets, is expecting to sell €390k worth, or 144,000 jars of Clarke’s Jam in...

November 11, 2013

Grasstec: Drying off begins

Grasstec: Drying off begins

COMMENT: As we go into November, spring calving herds are now beginning to dry off cows and days at grass...

November 10, 2013

Bank on Ulster Bank for young farmer financial packages

Bank on Ulster Bank for young farmer financial packages

Ulster Bank has today officially announced a range of farm packages offerings aimed at supporting the growth ambitions of farmers...

November 8, 2013

Time is of the essence, key to farm profit

Time is of the essence, key to farm profit

Good time management is key to farm profit, according to Jim Dockery of Farm Relief Service Training, who was speaking...

November 7, 2013

Henchy’s farm account recalled in High Court

Henchy’s farm account recalled in High Court

The farming account of the former chief executive of Dairygold had fallen so far into arrears that it was closed...

November 6, 2013

True blue

True blue

“Focus and quality are key business ingredients when exporting to the UK market.” This is according to Sarah Furno of...

November 6, 2013