Kildare farmer crowned Teagasc/FBD student of the year
Sarah McIntosh
The Teagasc/FBD student of the year awards ceremony took place in the Heritage Hotel, Co Laois, on Tuesday night. Sarah McIntosh reports.
15 May 2024 Forestry
Main RDS forestry awards go to Donegal, Cavan, Kilkenny and Cork
Winning entries beat off strong competition from forests in counties Wicklow, Laois, Waterford, Meath, Limerick and Louth.
9 May 2024 l2
Galway farmers win overall Aurivo milk quality award
Eight dairy farms were awarded by Aurivo for factors such as their dedication to animal welfare, sustainable farming practices and excellence in milk quality.
Lorna Twomey wins Teagasc Walsh scholars gold medal
Lorna Twomey from Cork has won the Teagasc Walsh scholars gold medal with her PhD on evaluating the effectiveness of minimum chlorate technologies.
9 May 2024 News
A special night at FBD National Hall of Fame awards
Shanon Kinahan was at the FBD National Hall of Fame awards in Athlone on Sunday night, where the top breeders in the bovine, equine and ovine industries were celebrated.
8 May 2024 Pedigree
Conifer trees 'driving' employment in rural areas
The "fixation" that big conifer forests are bad and broad leaf forests are good is the wrong view to have, consultant Henry Philips has said.
8 May 2024 Forestry
Antrim, Cork, Laois, Roscommon and Meath farmers scoop sustainability awards
Seven individuals and groups were announced as winners in a number of categories as the two-day ‘Finding Common Ground’ biodiversity and sustainability festival came to a close in the RDS.
3 May 2024 News
'Innovative' Cavan farmer wins RDS and Teagasc farm forestry award
Derek and Yvonne McCabe have been announced as winners of the 2024 RDS Teagasc Farm Forestry Award. James and Martina Ham from Westmeath received the runners-up award.
3 May 2024 News
Solomon solos another win at 12th annual Emerald Expo
Shanon Kinahan brings you all the championship results from the 12th annual Emerald Expo
1 May 2024 Pedigree
40 years of Irish farmhouse cheese celebrated at 2024 Irish Cheese Awards
The 2024 Irish Cheese Awards celebrated how far the Irish farmhouse cheese industry has come; highlighting innovative entrants alongside original trailblazers, writes Janine Kennedy.
1 May 2024 News
Guinness announces winners of regenerative barley awards
Nicky Keane has been announced as the winner of the Guinness Ireland Regenerative Barley Award for 2023.
30 April 2024 News
Apply now for Tirlán and Baileys sustainable farming academy
Applications are now open for over 20 places on the fully-funded diploma in environment, sustainability and climate in UCC.
24 April 2024 News