Letter on the importance of on-farm placement for college students
Letters to the Editor
"Our role is to encourage young people to enter and remain in farming." - Jim White, by email
11 May 2022 News
Teagasc review of farm placements ‘near completion’
Teagasc college students are set to receive a higher allowance during the practical learning periods of their studies.
27 April 2022 Features
‘Maybe I will start a grass measuring business’
Although not fully ‘horse’ retired, ex-jockey Pat Collins’s day job is now grass measurement –alongside dairy calf to beef and tillage farming. He speaks to Amii McKeever about keeping all the balls in the air.
Eat, sleep, work, repeat! Vicious cycle leaves no time for a healthy lifestyle
“If only I had the time, money and motivation, I would be able to change my bad habits.” Don’t change everything, change just one thing at a time is the advice from the experts. Writes Amii McKeever
20 April 2022 Amii
Rural Femmes programme empowers rural women through upskilling
This online programme aims to upskill, support and encourage rural women to realise local goals and ambitions.
20 April 2022 Education
Bord Bia launches 2023 marketing fellowship
Bord Bia is seeking the next intake to its marketing fellowship, which it says will support the future leaders of Ireland’s food and drink sector.
19 April 2022 News
Opportunities in agricultural innovation and extension at UCD
University College Dublin is hosting an online information event for those interested in upskilling or becoming qualified in areas around farmer support, writes Janine Kennedy.
11 April 2022 Education
DIY: for the love of art; studying at the NCAD
Many have art as a hobby, but Eva Harrington has taken her love for art a step further, as she tells Ilka Denker about her studies in the National College of Art and Design in Dublin.
4 April 2022 Craft
Living the American (agri) dream on student exchange
UCD Food and Agribusiness student Niamh Gunn shares her recent experience studying aboard in the US, at Purdue University.
30 March 2022 Education
So you want to be a horse vet?
Not initially on the path to veterinary, Orla McGlynn discovered her calling to become a vet working her side-hustle student job.
27 February 2022 Feature
Kepak and TU Dublin partnership looks at long-term culinary science innovation
Irish meat processing company Kepak has invested €250,000 into the development of a PhD programme and TUD’s culinary science infrastructure, writes Janine Kennedy.
23 February 2022 Education
Transition Year Show comes to Limerick this March
Students will have the chance to visit many exhibitions and stands from various third-level institutions, attend talks and much more, writes Ilka Denker.
22 February 2022 News