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Lorcan Allen
Lorcan Allen

Irish Farmers Journal

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Lorcan Allen is a journalist with the Irish Farmers Journal. Coming from a beef farm in Moate, Co Westmeath, Lorcan graduated from NUI Galway with a BA in English and Political Science and has worked with the Westmeath Topic and the Irish Times. Lorcan first began working with the Farmers Journal in March 2013, helping to produce the papers first ever Agribusiness report. He rejoined the journal in January 2014 and writes about business and property.

The spot price of butter in Europe is showing no signs of decelerating its phenomenal price rise
By Lorcan Allen on 26 June 2017
The meat scandal in Brazil may be cheered by those wary of the South American giant, but it's left beef farmers in Brazil totally disillusioned, writes Lorcan Allen.
By Lorcan Allen on 23 June 2017
US bans all imports of fresh Brazilian beef
The USDA has banned all Brazilian fresh beef imports to the US amid food safety concerns.
By Lorcan Allen on 23 June 2017
Irish beef sold in the US will carry the USDA shield of approval following three years of negotiations between Irish and US officials.
By Lorcan Allen on 22 June 2017
We may just be a fraction of the global milk pool, but Irish milk production for the first quarter of the year has increased significantly on 2016 figures.
By Lorcan Allen on 22 June 2017
Lewis was speaking after the UK’s largest retailer announced a 1% increase in first-quarter sales.
By Lorcan Allen on 22 June 2017
Lorcan Allen speaks to Rory Fanning, managing director of Slaney Foods, on the company's announcement of a deal to supply fresh beef to Lidl's US stores.
By Lorcan Allen on 22 June 2017
The GDT recorded its first decline in over six auctions, while, in the US, milk production continues to expand.
By Lorcan Allen on 22 June 2017
With butter prices soaring across Europe in recent months, Lorcan Allen analyses the factors driving the ballooning market.
By Lorcan Allen on 22 June 2017
The Brazilian processor is being forced to asset-strip in a bid to pay down spiralling debt costs.
By Lorcan Allen on 22 June 2017
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