2/27/2003 Carl Bozicek will soon be back in Ireland to hold a series of farm walks on hygiene.
2/27/2003 The South African Mushroom Farmers' Association conference is being held from the 6-8th of May. Sylvan's Mel O'Rourke is giving a talk on casing and international mushroom consultant Ray Samp will also be speaking at the event.
END OF ERA
2/27/2003 Eugene Connolly, a grower from Augher, has closed down his mushroom unit.
2/27/2003 Stalker has learned that Richard Campbell has joined the JF McKenna team in Armagh.
2/27/2003 Phelim Leathim from the Lurgan direction in Armagh, has just completed a major upgrade of his growing facilities.
2/27/2003 Stalker has noted that young entrepreneurs David and Eileen Fryday from Tipperary have recently installed the latest version of Fancom F-Central software and CO2 MUX controls.
2/27/2003 Another high-tech endeavour is being undertaken by Mark Adams at his Cootehill farm in Cavan, a place always regarded as an important agricultural centre.
2/27/2003 Stalker couldn't help but notice a new "super tunnel" structure in Hughes Mushrooms yard in the Moy.
2/27/2003 The McGeary team also extend congratulations to Sean McArdle on his "very tasty" new five-tunnel unit and also to Victor Beasley near Gorey in Wexford on the completion of his new four tunnel expansion.
2/27/2003 Young entrepreneur Padraig Maloney has been espied of late with a grin stretching from ear to ear.
HOLE IN THE WALL GANG
2/27/2003 The office at Reen Compost took a wee knock this month it would seem. A large lump was knocked out of the office wall by forces unknown.
2/27/2003 Joe Gorman from Co. Laois has been spotted recently zipping around the place on a new set of sporty wheels!
2/27/2003 Gavin McLaughlin, a Donegal grower, is well known as a bit of a biker.
BIG NIGHT OUT
2/27/2003 A big night out was held at the Armagh City Hotel in aid of the Collegelands GAA team. McGeary's of course were fully involved in the shindig.
2/27/2003 Henk will be back in the territory in March, just in time for St.Patrick's day.