8/29/2003 JF McKenna Ltd had a successful 2 days on their stand at the recent County Kildare Trade Show at Goff’s in July.
8/29/2003 Stalker has learned that Chiquita Mushrooms, one of the largest mushroom production units in Australia have recently completed an expansion programme on their mushroom farm in Melbourne.
GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN
8/29/2003 Eilín Connolly (formerly of Amycel) who recently moved on from the mushroom industry, has asked Stalker to pass on (via The Mushroom People) her regards and thanks to all growers and people she has been in contact with over the last 3 years.
8/29/2003 Gran Canaria seemed to be the destination this summer within the local mushroom circles.
8/29/2003 Monaghan Mushrooms and Carbury Mushrooms are close to signing a merger deal that would create the country's largest mushroom producer, with annual sales of about €150m.
8/29/2003 Amycel's Delta strain is still performing remarkably well for growers.
WARM WEATHER WOES
8/29/2003 The spectacular temperatures that were reached this past month seem to affect the good sense of some growers.
OVER & OVER
8/29/2003 There are reports of growers still experiencing overlay. The problem has been addressed in many articles in The Mushroom People over these past few years.
8/29/2003 With all the talk of a super summer the denizens of Eglish in Tyrone may have justification in feeling a bit miffed. The town seemed to bear the brunt of the storms that descended on the north of the country in early August.
8/29/2003 Reports of dead cattle in different parts of the country have been linked with new antibiotic rules governing the processed chicken sector.
8/29/2003 Having reported on the newly formed company producing cow comfort cubicles in January, Stalker is pleased to note that SMP Concrete Products appears to be doing well.
8/29/2003 With the restructuring that inevitably results from merging companies there are always jobs lost somewhere in the mix.
8/29/2003 Industry observers have been quick to point out an inequality in the pricing of straw when looked at from a Europe wide perspective.
8/29/2003 With the entry of Tyrone into the All-Ireland Final the scene is set for the historic first of it being an all Ulster affair.