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Weekly Podcast: Budget 2023, rural crime and TB changes
Barry Murphy
Listen in to this week’s news podcast for all you need to know about what Budget 2023 means for farmers.
Dave Moloney - Green Cert student experience
“My only regret is that I didn’t do it years ago” says Dave Moloney about the Teagasc part-time Level 6 specific purpose certificate in farming course he completed at Teagasc Macroom.
28 September 2022 News
Demand soars for Green Cert courses
The number of women completing the Green Cert has seen an increase of 4%.
Teagasc farm machinery simulators launched at Ploughing
Teagasc’s new farm machinery safety simulators will be rolled out for use by all Teagasc students.
20 September 2022 News
Letter re: farm placements for young farmers
"We want to encourage aspiring farmers to go to agriculture college and make it an enjoyable, worthwhile experience." - Michael O'Dowd, IFA Dairy Chairman for Kerry
18 May 2022 Letters
Trainee farmers getting ‘raw deal’ on minority of host farms – ICSA
The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers Association (ICSA) is calling on Teagasc to ensure young trainee farmers participating in Green Cert placements are not doing 'pure manual work'.
12 May 2022 News
‘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.
27 April 2022 Features
Letter to the Editor: student experience at Gurteen College
"I would give my few days in Gurteen a decent Tripadvisor rating" - farmer in training, by email.
20 April 2022 Letters