Tracker shows cuckoo's 9,000km journey before landing in Kerry
Niamh Murphy
Cuach KP, along with two other Irish cuckoos, was tagged in Killarney National Park in May 2023. He is the first to successfully make the 9,000km journey home for the summer months.
3 April 2024 News
Looking to the past for solutions to the climate challenge facing farmers
It is fascinating to observe how scientists are looking both to the past and to the future to answer how farmers are going to feed the world, writes Joe Healy, a director of Self Help Africa.
27 March 2024 News
African demand for dairy in-calf heifers and the Irish Holstein Friesian Association are linking up as a new opportunity to export dairy in-calf heifers has opened up in North Africa.
Minister McConalogue concludes World Food Programme visit to Africa
WFP South Sudan, under the leadership of country director, and Donegal native, Mary Ellen McGroarty, is supporting farmers to diversify their systems, says minister.
18 March 2024 News
Ireland increases World Food Programme contribution by 40%
The funding pledge announced by Minister Charlie McConalogue is a 40% increase on the funding made under the previous three-year period.
15 March 2024 News
Minister McConalogue travels to east Africa for St Patrick's Day
The Minister for Agriculture will lead an international developmental mission to east Africa, underpinning Ireland's role as a leading donor of the World Food Programme.
13 March 2024 News
Strong demand for Irish cattle
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s mart trade including news of big exporter activity around mart rings.
6 March 2024 Markets
Global conflicts adding to climate problem
Climate change is hitting the most vulnerable food producing areas of the world the hardest, and this is made worse by global conflicts.
28 February 2024 Feature
Irish genetics bull their way to new records across the world
Shanon Kinahan has the latest on a new record set in Africa for a Charolais bull sired by Irish stockbull.
28 February 2024 Pedigree
US beef exports to Asia slump
Higher cattle cost and increased competition in Asian markets means a fall in US beef exports in 2023.
14 January 2024 News
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Brief news snippets from China, USA, Philippines and Argentina.
3 January 2024 World
A visit to Baraka Agriculture College in Kenya's Rift Valley
ATU Mountbellew principal Dr Edna Curley recently visited one of their sister colleges in Kenya. She spoke with Janine Kennedy about her experiences.
23 December 2023 News