AgriLand’s Top Stories This Week


All things export: The American dream, US market opens for Irish beef
All things dairy:Dairy Board to invest €20million in Saudi Arabia

All things Glanbia: Glanbia Sales rise 14%
All things food: ‘We need to change the image of Irish food’ – Darina Allen

All things wasteDealing with hazardous waste on your farm
All things innovationCow production index set for autumn 2014
All things great: Ireland’s oldest co-op goes digital

All things payments: EU requires full public transparency of CAP beneficiaries
All things Middle East: Irish food showcase goes down a treat in Dubai

All things great: Keenan talks dairy, innovation and strategy
All things machinery: CLAAS launches its infinitely variable transmission system
All things overpayments: IFA advice for farmers who receive ‘overpayment’ letters

All things research: Teagasc is top of the class
All things land: Marriage, land and pre-nups, calls for legal clarity
All things forestry: Second hedgerow ash dieback case confirmed

All things sustainability: Farm sustainability research granted €400k

All things horsemeat: Horse DNA detected in canned beef on UK shelves from Romania
All things roads: Calls to reverse changes to maximum vehicle height
All things Africa: Teagasc launch sustainable potato project in Ethiopia 

All things global: International dairy research
All things exports: Tánaiste discusses exports with Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai
All things Bord Bia: Recipe for success: Heavy metal

All things Halloween: Pump it Up!
All things weather: Unsettled weather set to continue
All things rural: Broadband “inadequate in parts of rural Ireland” – Minister

All things consumer: Household budget fears lead to grocery market slowdown
All things Burren: The rocky road through Burren
All things beef: ‘Europe’s beef classification scheme just doesn’t shape up’
All things finance: Banks left agriculture in the lurch, John Deere president 

Middle East Trade Mission

Coveney kicks off Middle East visit in Qatar
Bord Bia to open office in Dubai
Kerry Group opens new development centre in Dubai
Food Exports to Middle East to hit €500m by 2020
Dairy Board to invest €20million in Saudi Arabia
Irish food showcase goes down a treat in Dubai

National Liquid Milk Conference

Teagasc National Liquid Milk Conference starts tomorrow
Tremendous turn out for Teagasc Liquid Milk conference
NDC continues to drive home a strong dairy message
The importance of a farm development plan
Individual cow yields are a ‘red herring’ – Teagasc
‘Concentrate feeding levels will increase on Irish dairy farms’ 

Food Summit at the Web Summit

‘We need to change the image of Irish food’ – Darina Allen
Food Summit a unique opportunity to promote Irish food
Keeping the faith in Athenry
Digital media food for thought


Kerry Group announce ‘strong’ Q3 figures
Glanbia Sales rise 14%
IDB strengthens its position in key UK cheese market
Origin makes acquisition in the Ukraine


Good mart activity
Latest factory prices: steers, heifers, cows
12 per cent more cows killed this year

The View from Northern Ireland

Money matters for your business
Break the silence on mental health issues – DARD
UFU meet with NIMEA to discuss impending penalties on young bulls
Coveney’s Johne’s control plan praised

#Agchatirl: Irish eating habits

A good weekend read!

Yours in farming,

The AgriLand team