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CAO: 18% increase in students looking to study agriculture
The number of students selecting agriculture as their first choice in the CAO has risen by 18%. However, veterinary has seen a significant decline of 20%, writes Sarah McIntosh.
9 March 2023
Recruitment
Is an apprenticeship the right career for you? Many options now open
If you are considering an apprenticeship, ESB Networks and Thermo Fisher Scientific have both launched their 2023 Apprenticeship Programmes, writes Sarah McIntosh.
15 March 2023
News
Watch: how to avoid electrical hazards on farms
Co Meath dairy farmer John Stone has featured in a video aimed at helping farmers to improve electrical safety on their farms.
7 March 2023
News
Over 50% of ag science students believe their risk of farm injury is low
A recent study has found that agricultural science students have a low-risk perception when it comes to farm injuries.
7 March 2023
Sucklers
Tullamore Farm bull performance: high weight gain critical
Adam Woods takes a look at the 2022 bull performance on Tullamore Farm
8 March 2023
News
Farm safety tackled in new light in EIP Agri project
The results of the Farmers4Safety – Managing Risk Together project were showcased at a conference in Clonmel, Co Tipperary, last Thursday.
8 March 2023
 
News
Busy mind as dangerous as damaged PTO or manhole cover - Minister Heydon
Two in five of all fatal workplace incidents over the past decade have occurred on farms, despite just 6% of the workforce working in agriculture.
8 March 2023
News
Majority in favour of ‘Safe Pass’ certificate for farming
The project has surfaced some interesting pre- and post-evaluation survey results from farmers around farm safety approaches.
8 March 2023
Education
Nurturing curiosity at ESB Science Blast
Thousands of primary school children attended the ESB Science Blast last week. This STEM education programme involves investigations into the science behind a simple question, Sarah McIntosh writes.
6 March 2023