Agribusiness

The latest agribusiness news and developments from the Irish Farmers Journal. Keep up to date with all company and co-op news developments in the agribusiness sector.

Agribusiness
Kerry Co-op poised to move on dairy factories
Jack Kennedy
Kerry Co-op directors are investigating how they might manage the acquisition of the dairy processing arm from Kerry Group.
 
 
Arrabawn consolidates and lifts profits
Arrabawn Co-op, headquartered in Nenagh in north Tipperary but collecting milk in 15 counties, performed well in 2021 when we look at the numbers.
Good Lakeland financials but confusion remains on future
Lakeland Dairies has just announced its financial results for 2021. After a period of huge growth, the business is reaping the rewards of buoyant global dairy markets.
Markets calmer as supply scarcity continues
The dairy commodity business is on a record high and yet we see some downward pressure – what is happening?
Bright future for milk prices
With dairy demand outstripping milk supply, Jack Kennedy went to London to the Dairy Industry Newsletter conference to hear the forecast for milk price for the next five years.
Brexit hasn’t gone away
While speculation continues about further UK border control deferral, the Department of Agriculture is preparing for their introduction from the beginning of July.
UK beef and cheese exports hardest hit by Brexit
EU border controls frustrated UK beef and cheese exports in particular after Brexit
War in Ukraine causes the EU rethink
EU commission respond to the political leadership given and produce a range of measures that are a first step towards recognising that food security cannot be assumed.
UK some way off on Brexit border controls
Logistics of Brexit proving problematic for UK, but could that in itself help create an opportunity for an agreement of convenience?
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Good silage starts in the field but finishes in the clamp
Fermentation relies on bacteria utilising sugars in the grass, but depending on the species of bacteria carrying out the process, the end products will differ.
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Best advice on weed control in grazing pastures
For a growing number of Irish farmers, Forefront T is the product of choice to control weeds such as docks, thistles, nettles and dandelions in grazing pastures.
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Experience boarding life at Glenstal Abbey School - Taster Weekend for fifth class
Boys starting secondary school in September 2023 are invited to stay in the school's Norman castle on the 4-5 June, to learn about boarding life at Glenstal Abbey School in Murroe, Co Limerick.
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Farm safely: stay safe by staying clear of overhead electricity wires
ESB Networks public safety manager Michael Murray has some vital advice for farmers and contractors ahead of the busy silage season.
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