The Irish Farmers Journal was recently invited to help judge the 2014/2015 Farm Apprenticeship Board (FAB) Innovation Awards. The event was organised by Joe Day and took place at Kildalton Agricultural College, Piltown, Co Kilkenny.

A total of 14 students from a variety of agricultural courses entered the competition. The competition itself is open to all Kildalton students studying full-time courses in agriculture, agricultural science, equine, horticulture or WIT students studying any of these disciplines through Kildalton. Similarly included are WIT students of forestry at Fetac levels 5 or 6, plus Hetac levels 5, 6, 7 or 8.