WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE
Plans to extract 3.84 million litres of water a day from Lough Neagh to cool the proposed biomass plant run on poultry litter are alarming the local community in Antrim.
DEPRESSED, SENSITIVE, UNDER PRESSURE!
isn’t surprised by the language that some commentators use when talking about the industry at the moment.
was saddened to hear of at least another two growers, one north, one south, that have shut their doors for good it seems.
TECH REP CONCERN
One of the foremost technical reps in these islands was touring in Ireland recently.
The world record combine harvester spectacle that happened at Duleek in Co Meath on Saturday August 15th was a wonder to behold.
LEAVING THE INDUSTRY
Eilín Connolly, the very highly regarded rep with Amycel, is moving on to pastures new.
TEENY-TINY MUSHROOM FARM
was amused by the product on sale at a mushroom farm in Canada for the smaller folk amongst us.
BIG 4 REJECT
Britain’s biggest supermarkets could face tougher government controls- including big fines for mistreating suppliers...
Word along the highways and byways points to a new development at Tyholland in Co Monaghan.
It’s coming to that time of year when there is monies for P.O’s coming on stream.
While on staycation in Ireland
came across probably the most expensive mushroom in the land.
H1N1 PROXIMITY ALERT
While swanning about looking at felting mushrooms
was unaware that lurking just up the road was the “dreaded” swine flu virus H1N1.
Another mushroom industry notable on staycation in Ireland this month was none other than Reen operative Robert Wilson, along with his family.
TAGGED OR CODED
is intrigued by reports that a replacement for the black and white stripes of the traditional barcode has been outlined by US researchers.
TWITTER YE NOT
There’s been a lot of talk about twitter of late in the media and amongst the chatteratti.