Soil management is a fundamental issue for anyone making their living from the land. It’s our factory floor.

On Wednesday, Skills and Research Minister Damien English launched the Landmark programme in Co Wexford. The privilege fell to the Minister because the LANDMARK programme is being funded from the Horizon 2020 EU research programme, to the tune of €5m. It’s the first funding drawn down by Ireland from this programme, meaning LANDMARK has already achieved it’s first objective.