Agribusiness news

For all the main agribusiness news in Ireland, the Irish Farmers Journal is the main publication.

Profits at Country Crest rise above €1m
Country Crest is owned by the Hoey family in North Co Dublin, where they farm some 3,200 acres and grow potatoes, onions and cereals.
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Fonterra to offload Beingmate shares
After writing off more than half of its investment in the Chinese infant formula company last year, Fonterrra will now sell its Beingmate stake down in portions.
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Make the most out of the dry period and improve udder health during lactation
The dry period is the main time at which mastitis infections are acquired on many Irish farms with infections entering the udder via the teat end
Life gets much easier for a suckler farmer in Co Clare
Paul Crowe is a farmer who needed better calving facilities. He realised that outside of the traditional financing methods, there are more suitable options available, including the Cultivate loan.
Leading renewable energy show returns with dedicated farm diversification advice
Energy & Rural Business Show Ireland comes from the creators of Energy Now Expo Ireland which will celebrate three years of success in October 2019.
Kick Start supplier development at Lidl
In 2017, Lidl developed Kick Start, a supplier development programme in conjunction with Bord Bia to give Irish food and drink suppliers the chance to showcase their products and grow their business