27/09/2005 Greyfriars mushroom supremo John Smith appeared on the Six O'clock News on the Beeb in September.
27/09/2005 IM Transport man Martin Mallon hits the big half-century in October.
27/09/2005 From 1 April 2006, DARD Science Service and the Agricultural Research
Institute of Northern Ireland will combine to form a new DARD
Non-Departmental Public Body, the "Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute".
27/09/2005 Grower Seamus Cassidy from Ballygawley went up to Dublin for the big Tyrone v Kerry match.
SPAWN CO VISIT
27/09/2005 Stalker was pleasd to see that John Garlick, head man for Amycel in the UK and Ireland was over visiting lately.
27/09/2005 Monaghan Mushroomís Phillip Wilson was pictured in Equip magazine recently. No, no, it wasnít some kind of centrefold;
27/09/2005 DARD man Steve Sturgeon, well known in mushroom circles, got a surprising phone call over the summer.
27/09/2005 Stalker was happy to see that the Times Educational Supplement provided a wall chart on Fabulous Fungi in September.
PRICES ON THE UP
27/09/2005 With fuel costs rising, packaging costs on the up, and other raw materials going up too, e.g. straw, itís no wonder that growers are set to experience higher costs for their compost this year.
UP FOR THE MATCH
27/09/2005 Annaghmore poultry man and Tyrone fan Robert Potts, son of Mervyn, headed to Croke Park in hope of All-Ireland victory for his county.
JUST SIMPLY 50
27/09/2005 There'll be a hoopla down in Coolfore, Monasterboice, at the Dillon Design Engineering site on the 28th of September.
What A Score!
21/09/2005 As Armagh were entering into the All-Ireland SFC Semi-Final against Tyrone recently, one of their avid supporters was creating high scores on his mushroom farm at Keady Co. Armagh.