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€750,000 for antimicrobial resistance research
Noel Bardon
Three projects have been awarded €250,000 each to develop tools aimed at combating the rise of antimicrobial resistance.
Optimal handling of vaccines to maximise efficiency
Vaccines are a good insurance policy to guard against disease but their value can be quickly eroded if handled incorrectly.
Muir left powerless on animal disease
The power to direct and control policy around major animal diseases in NI now lies with the UK government
Keep on top of fly control in heifers and dry cows
Warmer temperatures means fly activity is on the increase, putting heifers and dry autumn-calving cows at greater risk of summer mastitis.
14 May 2024 Management
Up to €26,000 per dairy farm to tackle bird flu in US
The US Department of Agriculture has announced a number of supports to tackle the bird flu situation in dairy herds there.
12 May 2024 News
Getting on top of scald before it takes hold
The change in weather is said to be giving rise to a higher incidence of scald in young lambs.
10 May 2024 Markets
Teagasc launches BEEF2024 open day
'Securing your future' is the theme of this year's Teagasc BEEF2024 open day, which will take place on 26 June in Grange, Co Meath.
9 May 2024 News
TB trends worsen on farms
The minister has amended comments aimed at farming organisation's engagement with TB controls through the disease's stakeholder forum.
8 May 2024 News
TB herd incidence now above 5%
A lack of stakeholder engagement on curbing TB spread between cattle is holding up eradication efforts, Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue has claimed.
7 May 2024 News
Livestock - its role in our economy and ecosystems
Professor Frank O’Mara, president of animal task force and director of Teagasc, outlines the role of livestock in our economy and ecosystem.
1 May 2024 Management
EIP calls announced for animal welfare and gender balance
The latest European Innovation Partnership project calls are two new themes not previously covered under this CAP funding source.
24 April 2024 Schemes
BVD eradication finishing line in sight - Minister
Good progress has been made with the incidence of BVD-positive calves decreasing to 0.03% in 2023 compared with 0.66% in 2013, the Minister said.
21 April 2024 News