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Almost 90 will have completed female-only tractor driving courses by end of July
Niamh Murphy
FRS Training continues to run its female-only tractor driving courses in numerous locations around the country. They are also running a tractor safety course for teenagers in July.
12 June 2024 News
UCD appoints manager to drive new agri innovation programme
AgTechUCD has announced the appointment of Edel Mitchell as senior manager of he new Food and Food and Agriculture Sustainable Technology Innovation Programme in UCD.
8 May 2024 News
Young dairy farmers can travel to New Zealand with new FRS scheme
New Zealand Dairy Careers and FRS have announced a work exchange scheme for young dairy farmers.
How FRS fencing and DURA² helped transform our home and farm
DURA² fencing provided John Paul Bennett and his wife Laura with a durable and environmentally friendly fencing solution for their home and farm.
Best practice in milking courses to run across the country
Teagasc, in conjunction with FRS Training, the Department of Agriculture and Animal Health Ireland (AHI) are running four two-day milking courses across four locations.
16 April 2024 News
Department gives green light for DURA2 posts for TAMS
With the ban on creosote posts in place since last May, one of the alternatives that has emerged recently is Dura2 posts, which visually look similar to creosote-treated posts.
26 March 2024 News
Female-only tractor training course launched
Participants in the course will be able to avail of both hands-on learning and classroom teaching.
12 March 2024 News
TB numbers and Department staff shortages linked - IFA
TB reactors in Ireland have increased to almost 30,000.
25 January 2024 News
‘Fierce’ demand for labour ahead of peak calving
Alongside a very strong demand for labour, there is now a trend of farmers keeping operatives on longer to ensure they are not left without, said the Farm Relief Services (FRS).
24 January 2024 News
FRS calls on schools to take part in safe tractor driving course
FRS Network's Safe Tractor Driving course is the only one of it's kind in this country aimed at children aged 14 to 16.
29 December 2023 News
Young people learning to drive from professional trainers 'critical' - HSA
Parents teaching kids bad driving habits on farms can have dreadful long-term consequences, according to the HSA.
24 December 2023 News