The latest agribusiness news and developments from the Irish Farmers Journal. Keep up to date with all company and co-op news developments in the agribusiness sector.

Profits steady at Flahavan’s
Phelim O'Neill
Steady profits at the Flahavan's holding company in 2022.
Lemken investing in a mechanical future without sprayers
Lemken have set its sights on moulding a crop care future manufacturing mechanical weeding equipment. Peter Thomas Keaveney travelled to the Steketee factory in the Netherlands to find out more.
Manufacturing 25% of the worlds bale plastic
Peter Thomas Keaveney sat down with Lloyd Dawson, Sales Director with Berry Agriculture who are the parent company of well-known bale plastic producer Silotite to talk sales, production and the prices
Grain Trends: no big changes as record crops forecast
Prices peaked on Monday, but dropped back down the next day. The latest report points towards increased production.
Grain Trends: green barley harvest price hits €193/t
Markets recovered slightly last week, but were on a downward movement again this week.
Steady cattle and sluggish sheep trade so far in 2023
Mark Zieg, Bord Bia beef, meat and livestock manager, and Seamus McMenamin, sheepmeat and livestock manager, look at trade.
Multiple Bord na Móna auctions boast over 400 lots of machinery this May
Wilsons Auctions prepares once again to offer bidders a huge selection of tractors, machinery, tyres, motorbikes, equipment and more surplus assets on behalf of the iconic Irish company Bord na Móna.
Farm safely – look up and look out for electricity poles and wires
ESB Networks Public Safety Manager Michael Murray is reminding farmers to take necessary safety precautions with overhead wires, poles and stay wires ahead of the busy forage saving season.
Over half a million acres of farm land mapped using FREE mapping tool
All farmers in Ireland and the UK can now map their farms for free in a matter of minutes, thanks to a service launched by Herdwatch, the leading farm management software used on over 18,000 farms.