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Graduates from Kerry Group at the ICOS Skillnet Production Supervisory Programme Graduation held in Portlaoise, Co. Laois., Back (L-R) Matt Treacy, Kerry Group HR Director with colleagues John Walsh, Jackie Finucane, John Corridan, Emma Downes, PJ Mulvihill, Niamh Crowley, Michael Clancy, Kerry Group HR; Front (L-R) Kevin Meehan, Zelda Boyle, Matthew Foley, Thelma Casagrande, Liam Weir. Photo: Alf Harvey

Kerry Dairy Leaders Graduate From ICOS Production Supervisory Programme

July 1, 2019 at 2:46 pm Comments are Disabled

A NUMBER of Kerry Group employees have graduated from an ICOS Skillnet Production Supervisory Programme at a  ceremony in Portlaoise recently. The Kerry graduates emerged from the Irish Co-operative Organisation Society (ICOS) Production Supervisory Programme which has been designed exclusively for the Irish co-operative sector by ICOS Skillnet, the learning […]

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“Catch him Derry’…Derry Fleming, Staff member at Castleisland Credit Union, (who’s family video went viral trying to catch the infamous bat) at the launch of a  new Agri Loan product called ‘Cultivate’ with Six Credit Unions in the Kerry/Cork region. The launch took place at the Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney. The Cultivate farm loans are for a wide variety of purposes, everything from working capital, cash flow, farm development, livestock purchase, farm machinery purchase, rural enterprise funding, and start up farm finance.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/NO REPRO FEE

Credit Unions Combine To Support Local Farmers

March 25, 2019 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

EARLY milking was the order of the day on as six Credit Unions in the Kerry/Cork region joined forces to launch a new Agri Loan product called Cultivate. The launch held in The Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney was supported by farmers and industry experts alike. The Credit Unions involved are Ballincollig, […]

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Repro Free — David Morgan, Crystalyx Nutrition; Deirdre Foley, Farm Advisor, Lee Strand; Bianca Theeruth, Cargill Nutrition; Brian Quilter, Vet (MRCVS); James Sugrue, Technical Manager, Lee Strand and John Daly, General Manager Brownes, Home, Agri & Builder Providers.
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Lee Strand hosts Animal Welfare & Nutrition Information Event 2019

Farmers from across the county recently attended the Animal Welfare & Nutrition Information Event hosted by Lee Strand Co-operative Creamery. The event took place in Brownes Home, Agri & Builder Providers in Castleisland with guest speakers Bianca Theeruth, Cargill Nutrition;  Brian Quilter, Vet (MRCVS); David Morgan, Crystalyx Nutrition; Andrew O’Connell, Auctus First Fibre and Sean Quigley, JFC. 
The Animal Welfare & Nutrition Information Event offered support and knowledge to farm suppliers to assist them in the management and welfare of new born calves. In the long term, this method will lead to healthier adult cows who are more capable of producing a higher quality and volume of milk.
John O’Sullivan, General Manger, Lee Strand commented “The event was a great success and we would like to thank all the guest speakers who attended. The information presented was very practical and can be easily implemented to achieve the goals of calf health and nutrition. This in turn guarantees continuous high quality milk for all our customers.”
The event concluded with an interactive Q & A session, followed by refreshments. Chairperson for the event was James Sugrue, Technical Manager, Lee Strand and event organisers were Deirdre Foley, Farm Advisor, Lee Strand and John Daly, General Manager Brownes, Home, Agri & Builder Providers. 

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PHOTO CAPTION: David Morgan, Crystalyx Nutrition; Deirdre Foley, Farm Advisor, Lee Strand; Bianca Theeruth, Cargill Nutrition; Brian Quilter, Vet (MRCVS); James Sugrue, Technical Manager, Lee Strand and John Daly, General Manager Brownes, Home, Agri & Builder Providers. 
PHOTOGRAPHY: Domnick Walsh (087 2672033) will syndicate a photograph.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Teresa Higgins-Walker (086 3943954), Lee Strand, Ballymullen, Tralee, Co. Kerry

Lee Strand Hosts Animal Welfare And Nutrition Information Event For Farmers

February 26, 2019 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

FARMERS from across the county recently attended the Animal Welfare & Nutrition Information Event hosted by Lee Strand Co-operative Creamery. The event took place in Brownes Home, Agri & Builder Providers in Castleisland with guest speakers Bianca Theeruth, Cargill Nutrition;  Brian Quilter, Vet (MRCVS); David Morgan, Crystalyx Nutrition; Andrew O’Connell, […]

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Spring Section Winners Herds competition front: John Dillon, chairman; Michael Laffan judge;  James Egan, Geraldine Harty secretary with Sarah and Jacqui O'Connell. Back from left: Ross O'Neill, Sean Begley, Peter Kennelly, president I.H.F.A.; Richard Langford and Donal O'Connell at the annual Kerry Friesian Breeders Herds Competition Awards Ceremony at Ó Riada's Bar and Restaurant, Ballymacelligott. Photograph: John Reidy

PHOTOS: Kerry Holstein Friesian Breeders Club Annual Awards

August 28, 2018 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

By John Reidy Holstein Friesian Breeders Club held its annual herds competition awards night at Ó Riada’s Bar and Restaurant in Ballymacelligott recently. The competition is open to pedigree herds from all over Kerry and judging was carried out over a week during the summer by Limerick man, Michael Laffan […]

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Lee Stand farmers John, Carol & Niall Mason Win Major Award at the National Quality Milk Awards 2017. Pictured (l to r) at the awards were Deirdre Fitzgibbon, John, Niall, Liz and Carol Mason.

Tralee Farmers Win At National Milk Quality Awards

October 13, 2017 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

THE cream of the crop were celebrated at the NDC & Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards in Dublin last week and a Tralee family were among the winners. John, Niall and Carol Mason from Ballyseedy, Tralee, won a National Category Award – “Lowest TBC” nominated by: Lee Strand Co-op Ltd at […]

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Anto Cronin, Darragh Egan, Rory Rutledge, Hugh Healy, Geraldine O'Shea, Eileen Enright, Dara Ryan and Michael Scanlon Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

CBS Boys Bring Home The Beef In National Competition

April 6, 2016 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

FIVE CBS The Green students are looking forward to a spot of cattle rearing after they were selected as one the five finalists in the Certified Irish Angus Beef Schools Competition. The lads, who are from the town, went to Croke Park on March 16 for the competition and were interviewed of their knowledge of Irish Angus […]

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Kerry Pig Farm To Go Live On RTE’s ‘Big Week On The Farm’

Kerry Pig Farm To Go Live On RTE’s ‘Big Week On The Farm’

March 26, 2016 at 12:33 pm Comments are Disabled

A PIG farm in the Castleisland area is to feature as part of a series of live broadcasts for RTE’s upcoming ‘Big Week on the Farm’. RTÉ One will be broadcasting live from farms across five successive nights starting on April 4th and bringing viewers to the heart of Irish farms […]

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Dairymaster And Kerry County Council Nominated For National Awards

Dairymaster And Kerry County Council Nominated For National Awards

October 19, 2015 at 2:47 pm Comments are Disabled

  DAIRYMASTER has been shortlisted for the ‘Tech Innovation Award’ category, sponsored by NSAI, of the National Engineers Ireland Excellence Awards 2015. The Causeway company’s revolutionary Dairymaster Swiftflo Goat Rotary system allows one person to milk 1,300 goats per hour, meaning farmers can hugely increase both output and productivity. The Kerry […]

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