Agri Careers: industry movers and shakers
Sarah McIntosh
Let’s take a look at whose been making moves and shaking things up in the agricultural industry this month, writes Sarah McIntosh.
21 February 2024 Education
Agri Careers: a ‘disconnect’ between the syllabus and exams
In part two of the issues surrounding agricultural science at Leaving Cert level, Sarah McIntosh delves into the syllabus and structure of the new course design.
14 February 2024 Education
Agri Careers: why are students turned off by agricultural science?
The recent drop in the number of students choosing agricultural science for their Leaving Cert is a concern among teachers. In part one of this series, Sarah McIntosh shares the results of a survey.
New CROPREVIVE project combines plant science with archaeobotany
University College Dublin researchers Meriel McClatchie and Sónia Negrão are comparing past and present Irish crops to help create a sustainable path to a food secure future, writes Janine Kennedy.
31 January 2024 News
More people left out of pocket by Agri Global People
A man from a farming background in the west of Ireland contacted the Irish Farmers Journal following an initial article about Agri Global People printed in the edition of 6 January.
25 January 2024 News
Agri Aware farm walk and talk series back for 2024
In 2023, just under 4,000 secondary school students took part in these farm walks.
20 January 2024 News
My Farming Week: Barry Stratford, Virgina, Co Cavan
The Stafford family from Cavan are milking 200 cows and are the current champions of Ireland's Fittest Family.
3 January 2024 News
Irish student still €2,000 out of pocket from farm jobs agency
The student transferred Agri Global People €3,000 to prove he had adequate funds to enter Australia, with €2,000 of the money yet to be returned.
3 January 2024 News
Young Stock Podcast: 'there'll always be farmers in the west of Ireland'
Ballinrobe Mart manager Teresa Gibsey is this week's guest on the Young Stock Podcast.
1 January 2024 Podcast
Farm-fresh gelato from the Cooley Peninsula
Agricultural science student Micheal John Hanlon from County Louth talks about diversifying his farm and the journey that has led him to making farm-fresh gelato.
1 January 2024 Diversification
Farm women at the centre of the industry and the paper
The evolution of Irish Country Living has been the work of many hands, writes Mairead Lavery.
27 December 2023 News
'Carbon data won't be used against farmers'
The chief executive of the NI Dairy Council said concerns about carbon footprinting “causes quite a bit of angst amongst farmers”.
20 December 2023 Northern Ireland