NO QUANTUM OF SOLACE
Who would have thought that a month would have altered the financial landscape so much!
INDUSTRY MOURNS LOCAL MUSHROOM MAN
The industry was shocked and saddened by the death of Sean McArdle of McArdle Mushrooms, and Callan Valley Casing, during in early October.
is apprised of the fact that Amycel sales reps throughout Europe will be gathering in Holland at the end of October, for a full-on European sales meeting.
MONTEREY MUSHROOM MAGIC
was interested to learn of Monterey Mushrooms' newest offering to the market in the USA.
Conway Services have a bright clean new website up and running lately.
After the CMP AGM that was noted last month,
is aware that there is some new members on the CMP board.
OUTLOOK FOR AGRI-SECTOR
State farm organisation Teagasc has said that the outlook for agriculture is fairly positive in the medium term.
was much amused by the anti-mushroom rant by new international soccer manager Giovanni Trappatoni last month.
FRIGHT NIGHT FUNDRAISER
Tommy and Theresa Dillon are holding a fundraiser at the end of October.
Word from the Walsh operations HQ in Gorey, County Wexford is that the company is having a party to celebrate the opening of the new development there.
On Friday, 3 October 2008 Cappoquin Chickens was sold to British-based company Derby Poultry Processors.
ON THE UP
The new operation at Monaghan Mushrooms Kildare outpost, Carbury, is in full swing now according to industry sources.
GROWING, THE KNOWLEDGE
A book marking 50 years of agriculture development in Ireland was launched last month.
USDA MUSHROOM COUNCIL
A Minnesota man has been tapped to serve on the USDA's Mushroom Council.
LOST IN DEFRA
The new Secretary of State at Defra, Jane Kennedy, should be a familiar face to northern folk, having done at a stint at the NIO a few years ago.