MEETINGS OF MINDS?
There have been quite a few meetings between SIPTU and POs, and SIPTU and the Mushroom Employers Committee.
BUNDLE OF JOY
of a recent birth...
DEAL OR NO DEAL
Word has reached
about the negotiations currently underway between SIPTU and growers in the South.
We are well into spring and crops being cased now will be cropping in May and June - so growers need to think about their fly control measures now.
has heard of another northern grower leaving the industry.
's spy network in the world of academe has reported that the local industry in Ireland may be under yet more academic scrutiny in the months ahead.
LIFE AFTER MUSHROOMS
hears that Patsy Gildernew and son Sean are still busying away with the concrete products.
News filtering through to
on tunnel technology from JFM proves that the company is forever innovating and improving.
The price of straw is still very high due to the scarcity of supply in Ireland.
The word is that SIPTU personnel
making the proposed farm visits....
Chiquita Mushrooms have just completed an expansion programme on their mushroom farm in Melbourne.
Market forces are all if one buys into the rhetoric of capitalistic consumerism.
One industry insider view is that come this summer the "ass will be kicked out of it".
The industry bids a fond farewell to one stalwart of the composting scene.
IRISH EXPORTS TO "NEW WORLD"
has recently learned that a certain Irish company has been winning more export orders....