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Eoin Lowry is the Agribusiness Editor at the Irish Farmers Journal. From a tillage farm in Ratheniska, Laois, Eoin graduated from UCD with a BAgrSc in 2001. After completing a MAgrSc he started his career as product manager with the French fertilizer company Groupe Roullier. He then moved to the position of operations manager with the Cooney Furlong Grain Company in Wexford. In 2008, he graduated with an MBA from Smurfit School of Business. In the same year he was appointed managing director of Target Fertilizers. Eoin is the current vice president of the Agricultural Science Association (ASA) and a former president of the Irish Fertilizer Marketing Association.
Glanbia and Kerry are launching two new fixed milk price contracts for dairy farmers.
With Glanbia offering €30/t rebate on feed, Eoin Lowry asks if farmers will be better off.
Eoin Lowry assesses Glanbia’s five-year fixed milk price and feed loyalty scheme.
With growth slowing in performance nutrition focus shifts to ingredients business.
In this weekend's Focus series, we look at the options for farmers on investing, saving on tax bill and how to plan for the future.
The Glanbia milk and feed loyalty scheme is the first ever five-year fixed milk scheme.
By Eoin Lowry on 15 August 2017
Kerry Group maintained strong overall performance in the first half of 2017 but has lowered its growth outlook as a result of the weaker dollar.