Roundup: The rest of the big stories from today


Another installment of our new roundup of the daily news, read all below.

Roundup: The rest of the big stories from today

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Another installment of our new roundup of the daily news, read all below.

  • Farmers at Kerry Co-op have moved to appoint a company secretary as they work to solve the long-running row with the multi-billion-euro Kerry Group over the milk price paid to dairy producers.Thomas Hunter McGowan, who was previously CEO of InterTrade Ireland, was ratified by the farmers' board to take on the roll at a critical time for the co-op.
  • Firefighters facing a resurgence of high winds have struggled to halt wildfires that have killed at least 23 people, destroyed 3,500 structures and left hundreds missing in chaotic evacuations across northern California.
  • Glanbia have announce their grain prices for this year. Feed barley price was announced at €147 per tonne, while feed wheat at €157 per tonne, with 20% Moisture content.
  • Record high butter prices are set to peak in the coming months, according to Ornua.
  • An Bord Pleanála planning permission for Apple’s development has been backed by the Commercial Court. Apple aim to build a new €850m data centre in Athenry.
  • Today they seized a quad bike in Co. Donegal, for being driven without the correct insurance. The quad was being driven on a public road and the driver did not have the correct licence and was not insured.
  • INHFA say that the Government have failed to deliver on certain promises made in the agreed program for Government. Commitments such as equality for all earned income tax credit rates for the self employed as against employees and an underspend of 5 million in the Sheep welfare scheme were both breaches of targets set by Oireachtas members for budget 2018.
  • Teagasc National Beef Conference which is taking place in the Tullamore Court Hotel on Tuesday, 17th October. The first session will look at the three key areas of animal health, breeding and grassland, while the evening session will provide an update on some recent research projects and the implications of their findings.
  • Glanbia announce milk price for September at 35 cents per litre.
  • GLAS traditional farfm buildings scheme is now open for appications.

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