TAKING IT SLOW
9/27/2002 Stalker has spotted John De Gier around and about more of late.
TOP MARKS FOR DELTA
9/27/2002 Growers recently have received some respite from the difficult market conditions with some better prices.
9/27/2002 Sylvan Ireland office supremo Kathy Barrett has had a baby boy.
9/6/2002 After all the hot air and heated debates in Johannesburg this past few weeks at the Earth Summit, it's refreshing to read that the Earth Worm summit currently underway at Cardiff University is progressing without hitch.
HOT DRY AUGUST!
9/6/2002 Clones, Co.Monaghan and Castlederg, Co.Tyrone were the two official hotspots this summer on the island of Ireland – both recorded highs of 25.6 degrees Celsius in August.
9/1/2002 One of Sylvan's top boffin's was in the country recently. Rick Kerrigan is Sylvan's director of research in the US.
He directs a multinational team of researchers worldwide, whose research focuses on developing the most stable and reliable spawn strains.
TRIUMPHANT IN ADVERSITY
9/1/2002 Some growers have noticed a drop in flush size with the humid weather which we have experienced recently.
SUPER TUNNEL EXTENSION
9/1/2002 Flitting by the J F McKenna yard in Armagh city, Stalker couldn't help but notice the new extension bay that has been added to the "super tunnel".
WALK & TALK
9/1/2002 Henk Van Gerwen will be back in Ireland-on behalf of Sylvan Ireland - from September 16th. He will be travelling throughout Ireland, conducting farm walk/talks; the aim is to cover the Donegal region and the growers in Northern Ireland.