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Northern Ireland
News round-up from Northern Ireland
Peter McCann
Weekly round-up of news from the farming industry in Northern Ireland.
5 June 2024 Careers
Agri Careers: Teagasc to develop strategy to encourage agri qualifications
Teagasc is looking into course offerings to ensure they meet the evolving needs of students and the agri sector, writes Sarah McIntosh.
22 May 2024 Community
Highlighting all Macra has to offer
The future of Macra will be safe in the hands of bright, enthusiastic young people, writes Josephine O’Neill.
Agri tech is 'everything from a fancy shovel to artificial intelligence'
The Agricultural Science Association hosted 'The future of Irish agriculture through agtech' at UCD Lyons in conjunction with AgTech UCD and AgTech Ireland on Tuesday.
22 May 2024 News
Ag science teachers share top tips for this year's Leaving Cert
Three agricultural science teachers give their top tips to help students in the final weeks of preparation for the Leaving Certificate exam, writes Sarah McIntosh.
22 May 2024 Careers
Agri Careers: developing future Agri Leaders
Twenty professionals from different sectors of the agri-food industry have completed the ASA Future Agri Leaders course, encompassing theoretical and practical learning, writes Sarah McIntosh.
15 May 2024 Careers
Agri Careers: 'I was forced to move to study veterinary medicine'
Like many Irish students hoping to become vets, Emma Sherlock has started her first year of veterinary medicine abroad, writes Sarah McIntosh.
1 May 2024 Education
From Scotland to New Zealand: the Irish students on placement abroad
UCD student Peter Dunne from Kilkenny is on college placement with Grimme, a UK company that manufactures agricultural machinery in the field of potatoes, beet and vegetable technology.
1 May 2024 News
AgSoc to raffle off fertiliser
The charities that AgSoc are raising funds for this year include Embrace Farm and the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust.
1 May 2024 Dealer
UCD Ag Society to raffle fertiliser for charity
The charities that AgSoc are raising funds for this year include Embrace FARM and the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust.
29 April 2024 News
Young farmer to run in local elections
The 20-year-old student from Co Kilkenny is to run for Fianna Fáil in the upcoming local elections.
9 April 2024 News
Lambing 1,200 ewes indoors on placement in Scotland
UCD students Seán Myles and Conor Mitchell are on college placement in Scotland where they are lambing 1,200 ewes indoors.
9 April 2024 News