35% jump in non-farmer forestry ownership
The Department of Agriculture has released statistics indicating that the level of forestry cover in Ireland is the highest it has been in 350 years.
Cows loose on Meath road
Motorists travelling on the R154 near Kiltale, Co Meath, are advised there are reports of cows loose on the road.
Widespread drop in points for agricultural courses
A number of agricultural science courses across the country have seen a reduction in the 2018 entry points requirement, as students opt for engineering courses.
Hijacking of term ‘sustainable’ by anti-GMO groups misleading – UCC scientists
Scientists from University College Cork have said it is grossly misleading of anti-GMO groups to equate GMO cultivation-free status with green, sustainable food production.