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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.
After a year of relatively low prices, fertiliser looks set to be much more expensive in 2018.
In a trading update issued this morning, plastics manufacturer One51 said it expects its full-year earnings to be in line with market expectations.
By Eoin Lowry on 06 December 2017
The continued strong performance of its Nomadic dairy brand, coupled with firm demand for seed potatoes saw profits rise at Donegal Investment Group