• Glanbia Co-op shareholders have approved the creation of a joint venture bringing together Glanbia’s Irish operations at a special general meeting in Punchestown.
  • The European Commission is planning a 10-year license renewal for glyphosate, however Copa and Cogeca are pushing for 15-year authorisation.
  • Aryzta has announced the appointment of Kevin Toland as the group’s new chief executive. Toland is currently the chief executive of DAA, the management company of Dublin and Cork airports.
  • One farmer in Co Laois has lost 13 of his sheep, a mixture of ewes and lambs, to a number of dog attacks in the last fortnight.
  • A combination of wind direction and climate have resulted in significant yellow rust infection in some winter wheat crops. Andy Doyle explains how this can be stopped.
  • Photo of the day

    Courtesy of the Irish Farmers Journal picture desk, here is our photo of the day:

    The Glanbia Co-op special general meeting at Punchestown was snapped by Dylan Vaughan.