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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 improving financial performance of the business has seen shares in FBD rally strongly over the last two months.
The continued strong performance of its Nomadic dairy brand coupled with firm demand for seed potatoes saw profits rise at Donegal Investment Group
Farmers are abandoning wheat in favour of planting corn and soya beans