23/12/2009 Amycel rep sporting some new treads...
23/12/2009 Storker is happy to report some recent news from the arrivals ward. Baby boy Craig was born to Darren and Anne Breeden not long back.
23/12/2009 The shortage of straw is an ongoing problem in the compost end of the mushroom industry.
23/12/2009 The spate of ATM thefts in the North is garnering big news lately.
23/12/2009 Stalker is happy to relay season’s greetings to all growers in Ireland and to mushroom industry personnel from the Amycel Team.
23/12/2009 Stalker wonders how many growers were watching Jimmy’s Food Factory on BBC1, on Wednesday the 25th of November.
GROW YOUR OWN
23/12/2009 Stalker was surprised to see a newcomer to the Irish mushroom market – it came in the shape of a box - a Champy box.
23/12/2009 One of the big events in 2009 in the agricultural sector in Ireland was the Combines 4 Charity event that took place in Platin, Duleek, Co. Meath on the 15th of August.
CLOSURE & CORNER?
23/12/2009 The October Mushroom Business magazine carried the news that Agricultural Supply Company was set to close, above an article about Monaghan Mushrooms purchasing the Rol-Land Farms in Ontario.
23/12/2009 Stalker was much surprised to see a fellow magazine touted on the BBC Comedy show Have I Got News For You.
MEAT IS MURDER?
23/12/2009 Scientists have grown meat in the laboratory for the first time. Experts in Holland (where else?) used cells from a live pig to replicate growth in a Petri dish.
23/12/2009 The editorial in the Mushroom Business magazine of October 2009 remarked on the difficulty of running a mushroom farm now in Holland.
23/12/2009 Stalker is always amazed by the ingenuity involved in recycling and reclaiming materials.
23/12/2009 Stalker has heard that suppliers within the mushroom industry are becoming increasingly concerned over the extended credit periods being taken by growers.
23/12/2009 Many thanks are extended to all the contributors to the magazine over the past year.