Good week for…

  • James Mallon – the man behind one of the country's largest livestock exporters is closing in on a deal to buy Carnaross Mart. The news was broken first on this week.
  • The country's dairy farmers are in for a bumper July milk cheque, with reports of supply for this month being up by as much as 11% in some co-ops.
  • Farmers still waiting to get their Knowledge Transfer plan submitted to the Department of Agriculture as the deadline has been extended yet again.
  • Farmers looking for a short-term loan. As reported by the Irish Farmers Journal, Ulster Bank still has some of its €25m of the €150m low interest rate loan.
  • David Graham, who has been promoted from deputy chief executive to the full chief executive of Animal Health Ireland (AHI).
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