Packington Free Range Wins High Profile Welfare Awards

Packington Free Range, the Staffordshire-based free range pig and poultry farmers, have won two prestigious awards at this year’s 2011 Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards. The Leadership Award in Pig Welfare and the Good Chicken Award were presented to the farm’s joint managing director Robert Mercer at a ceremony held at the Union Grand Lodge […]

Grant Aid Scheme For Horticulture Development

Minister for Defence and Clare Fianna Fail T.D., Mr. Tony Killeen has welcomed the launch by the Department of Agriculture of the 2011 Grant Aid Scheme for the Development of the Commercial Horticulture Sector. The closing date for receipt of applications to the fourth round of the Scheme is Friday 18th February 2011 and only […]

Strategic Analysts Publishes an In Depth Analysis of North American Newsprint Markets

Demand for newsprint in North American has declined by 50% over the past decade, and despite recent price increases the future remains bleak for producers.  Strategic Analysts has released their latest white paper discussing the decline and analyzing the cost competitiveness and financial viability of AbitibiBowater and the other major producers. Springboro, OH – December […]