Agribusiness

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.

Machinery
Lemken's online portal hit by cyber attack
Peter Thomas Keaveney
German machinery manufacturer Lemken recently had its online system attacked by cyber hackers.
 
 
John Deere reports 11% net income drop for first quarter
John Deere reports 11% net income drop for first quarter
John Deere has reported a net income of $1.751bn for the first quarter of its financial year 2024, a 11% decline on the same period during 2023, Gary Abbott reports.
Claas grows machinery sales by 25% in 12-month period
Claas grows machinery sales by 25% in 12-month period
The Claas group has reported a massive 24.7% year on year jump in sales, with net sales for the past 12-months totalling €6.1bn.
Grain Trends: markets jump with weather news
Grain Trends: markets jump with weather news
Grain prices jumped this week, as concerns over weather and crop yields hit markets. Siobhán Walsh reports from the US this week.
Is the battle for milk about to kick off?
Is the battle for milk about to kick off?
With milk supply crashing in Ireland and further afield, the answers to the greening questions are getting or are about to get more difficult.
EU
The different parties of the European Parliament
The different parties of the European Parliament
The European Parliament has its own party groupings and an extensive committee structure. Here's a quick guide to its workings.
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Brief news snippets from France, Ivory Coast, USA and Australia.
How to vote in the upcoming European elections
How to vote in the upcoming European elections
The polling stations will open on Friday 7 June, when the people will vote for who they would like to see represent Ireland in the European Parliament for the next five years.
ICMSA challenges President Higgins’ comments on Irish farming
ICMSA challenges President Higgins’ comments on Irish farming
ICMSA president Denis Drennan said he wants to correct a number of misunderstandings in an interview given by President Higgins.
Take steps to minimise aftereffects of wet winter on silage, farmers urgedSPONSORED
Take steps to minimise aftereffects of wet winter on silage, farmers urged
Heightened risks of soil and slurry contamination in first-cut grass silage after the wet winter will require extra vigilance with silage making this season, an expert is urging.
Irish beef sales in Britain still growingSPONSORED
Irish beef sales in Britain still growing
Bord Bia meat and organics market specialist Seán Deane reports that Irish beef sales in Britain continued to grow in the first two months of 2024, building on last year's strong performance.
Outpacing the field with the only non-stop baler, the Kverneland FastBaleSPONSORED
Outpacing the field with the only non-stop baler, the Kverneland FastBale
In Clogheen, Co Tipperary, Thomas Moloney, alongside his father Jim, has been steering the family business through the evolving landscape of Irish agriculture for over six decades.
How FRS fencing and DURA² helped transform our home and farmSPONSORED
How FRS fencing and DURA² helped transform our home and farm
DURA² fencing provided John Paul Bennett and his wife Laura with a durable and environmentally friendly fencing solution for their home and farm.
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