29/07/2009 Teagasc has come under the purview of An Bord Snip Nua, the outfit tasked with shaving €5.3bn from government spending in the South, with their laser cutting beam of interest.
29/07/2009 With continuing bad news on the economic front, there are fears out there about a double dip recession.
29/07/2009 Stalker noted that Rose Energy has confirmed that it has submitted further information to the planning service in Northern Ireland.
STRIKE A DEAL
29/07/2009 Disease's can spread through mushroom farms like wildfire.
GREYFRIARS MUSHROOM BOOST.
29/07/2009 Word is that the Greyfriars operation in the UK is hoping to build a new 4.5million unit at its site in Wath North Yorkshire.
29/07/2009 Stalker was heartened to see that one of the company’s that exhibited at the All Ireland Mushroom Conference in May recently landed one of the top prizes at the UK Manufacturing Excellence Awards.
KNOBBLY FRUIT & VEG
29/07/2009 The European Commission achieved the near impossible on July 1 after being praised for putting wonky fruit and veg back on supermarket shelves.
29/07/2009 Stalker is happy to note that the Methore guys from Holland have been busy innovating away at their robotic mushroom picker, but also at other innovative ideas that they hope to bring to the mushroom sector.
29/07/2009 After the publication of the annual farm safety report, there has been a call for all farmers and farm workers to be more vigilant and safety aware.
MORE POOWER TO YOUR ELBOW
29/07/2009 The poultry litter power plant that was mooted last year is still seeking planning permission for construction of the power plant at the site near Glenavy in Co Antrim.
29/07/2009 John Smith the Chairman of Greyfriars has mentioned that he believes that Irish production of fresh mushrooms is set to slip off in the present business cycle.
NATURAL FLY CONTROL
29/07/2009 We are well into summer and crops being cased now will be cropping into early autumn – so growers need to think about their fly control measures now.
MORE CONTINENTAL COMPOST
29/07/2009 Stalker notes that another continental European compost company is starting to advertise in the Irish market, hoping to make an entry into the mushroom sector in Ireland.
THE MUSHROOM HOTEL
29/07/2009 For mycophiles everywhere the new must-do destination of choice for holidaying has to be The Wild Mushroom Hotel in the Stellenbosch area of South Africa.
MORRISON’S TILLS RING
29/07/2009 Supermarket chain Morrisons has defied the recession by revealing it expected to report annual profits ahead of previous forecasts.