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Jack Russell: Another strategic alliance is occurring – the one between ‘Clap’ and ‘Trap’

Jack Russell: Another strategic alliance is occurring – the one between ‘Clap’ and ‘Trap’

Jack is fascinated by the news that Fonterra is to form a “strategic alliance” with Coca-Cola. Was there ever such...

Jack Russell: The whole model of ‘expansion’ was actually an admission of defeat

Jack Russell: The whole model of ‘expansion’ was actually an admission of defeat

Another day, another problem for farmers. Just once the Terrier for the Truth would like to learn of a problem...

Jack Russell: Synthetic foodies and vegan vigilantes – a grisly marriage of convenience

Jack Russell: Synthetic foodies and vegan vigilantes – a grisly marriage of convenience

Regular readers (and God bless both of ye) will recall Jack Russell’s article of a few weeks back, entitled “Irish...

Jack Russell: Fly-tipping – it’s almost the perfect crime

Jack Russell: Fly-tipping – it’s almost the perfect crime

Jack Russell’s lip curled up to reveal a fang as he scrolled down the AgriLand report on the disgusting industrial-scale...

Jack Russell: My local mart looks more like an active retirement club

Jack Russell: My local mart looks more like an active retirement club

Jack Russell has high personal regard for Michael Creed. He’s a gentleman in the sense that he’s a ‘gentle man’...

Jack Russell: NBP – it’s as broad as it is long

Jack Russell: NBP – it’s as broad as it is long

One of the cautionary axioms closest to Jack Russell’s heart warns you to be careful about what you wish for....

Jack Russell: Beef grid in a state of gridlock – go figure!

Jack Russell: Beef grid in a state of gridlock – go figure!

Jack Russell’s beady black eyes have been watching the Beef Plan Movement (BPM) very closely. He sympathises entirely with their...

Jack Russell: Irish farmers are facing the ‘axis of eejits’

Jack Russell: Irish farmers are facing the ‘axis of eejits’

You might remember the phrase the ‘axis of evil’? It was made famous back in 2002 by the then president...

Jack Russell: All aboard the unstoppable ‘Convergence Express’

Jack Russell: All aboard the unstoppable ‘Convergence Express’

What is it about the subject of convergence and colourful comparisons? While he was rather curiously converging on his point,...

Jack Russell: What about 100% convergence in politicians’ payments?

Jack Russell: What about 100% convergence in politicians’ payments?

And so to the EU, where never a week goes by without some little green idea becoming more rounded and...

Jack Russell: I wonder if Jackie has any plans up his sleeve?

Jack Russell: I wonder if Jackie has any plans up his sleeve?

The idea that we can go on planning and achieving double-digit annual growth in milk production, while everyone else struggles...

Jack Russell: What’s yours is mine and what’s mine is mine

Jack Russell: What’s yours is mine and what’s mine is mine

Jack Russell – an informed industry writer – is always amused when The Irish Times turns its gaze on matters rural....