PRICES HIT ROCK BOTTOM
3/30/2003 As all growers in the country are aware the prices for their produce have quite literally gone through the floor.
ON THE ROAD AGAIN
3/30/2003 Andrew Henry has returned to work after a recent spell off due to illness.
3/30/2003 Mushroom growers might have mistaken Friday 14th March for a bank holiday if
they had been trying to contact JFMcKenna’s.
THE ITALIAN JOB
3/30/2003 Stalker was recently pointed in the direction of the Italspawn website. The informant promoted the newly updated site, saying it gave comprehensive information about the company and their strains, together with "pin-ups" of the range.
3/30/2003 Hugh Quinn, that enlightened grower from Dromore in Co.Tyrone, is back working for McGeary's.
PHASE 3 INITIATED
3/30/2003 Anyone passing Tandragee Compost's HQ can't have failed to notice that construction of the company's Phase 3 operation has begun.
3/30/2003 There was reportedly a deficit of detector tubes in the local industry of late. These tubes are used by the compost outfits to determine ppm's of ammonia.....
3/30/2003 Kilkeel grower Liam McCartan was at the Millennium Stadium Cardiff, for the Rugby match between Ireland on Wales on Saturday 22nd of March.
3/30/2003 Seamus Cassidy has been under pressure recently to keep up with Jones as such – under pressure from wife Josephine to perhaps buy her a new motor for her big birthday on the 19th of March.
3/30/2003 Reen Compost has recently taken delivery of a new filling hopper. This new yoke is of interest as it was manufactured locally by a family team.
3/30/2003 Rumours are circulating at present that Amycel are introducing universal cacing spawn for their three mid-range hybrid spawns: Delta, 2500 & Maxx.
3/27/2003 Johan Vozelgangs was spotted not so long ago in the country. Who he? Stalker hears you ask.
WALK & LEARN
3/27/2003 The end of April is when the Amycel expert Carl Bozicek will be in Ireland. Carl will be hosting a series of farm walks specifically aimed at improving hygiene awareness within the growing community.
3/27/2003 Stephen Jess from the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has been spotted out and about on a hot topic of research.
3/27/2003 Brantry man Declan McKeever from the six-house McKeever Mushrooms unit has been spotted in Dungannon more frequently of late.