Brucellosis-Testing Programme Is Scaled Down

Junior Agriculture Minister, Mr. Tony Killeen T.D., has said that the brucellosis-testing programme will be scaled down over the next two years following the recent European Commission decision granting Ireland officially brucellosis-free status.

ILDEX Pavilion in the Philippines 2009: The International Technology Pavilion for the Philippines’ L

ILDEX - - Asian leading livestock, dairy, meat-processing, and aquaculture expo is bringing international expertise to satisfy Filipinos’ needs by launching ILDEX Pavilion in the Philippines for the first time in 2009. It will be the international technology pavilion at AgriLink 2009 which will take place during 8-10 October 2009 at the World Trade Center Metro Manila, the Philippines. The ILDEX Pavilion will showcase technology and solutions from leading international companies who will showcase their products and expertise for the local community.

Minister Killeen Reports On Current Milk Super Levy Situation

The Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries & Food, Tony Killeen TD, has announced that based on estimated milk deliveries as submitted by milk purchasers for the period up to 31 July 2009, Ireland is 6.73% under quota when account is taken of the butterfat content of milk deliveries during the same period.

Minister Killeen Reports On Current Milk Super Levy Situation

The Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries & Food, Tony Killeen TD, has announced that based on estimated milk deliveries as submitted by Milk Purchasers for the period up to 31st December 2008, Ireland is 3.53% under quota when account is taken of the butterfat content of milk deliveries during the same period.

Wood Costs Fell For Many Pulpmills Worldwide in the 3Q 2008, Reports WRQ

Wood fiber costs, the cost component that often determines a pulp manufacturer’s competitiveness, fell for the first time in many years in practically all major pulp-producing regions around the world in the 3Q/08, according to the market report Wood Resource Quarterly (WRQ). This drop was the result of two main factors: a strengthening US dollar against most major currencies combined with a reduced demand for pulpwood.