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Teagasc Athenry sheep open day set for 18 June
Noel Bardon
Farmers will have the opportunity to view technical presentations and participate in interactive workshops with Teagasc sheep specialists.
14 May 2022 News
France using human urine as crop fertiliser
French agricultural researchers report that early trials using human urine as a fertiliser on crops are showing positive results.
12 May 2022 News
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'.
Tillage Podcast: in the fields, blight warnings and mixed crop scheme
This week Stephen Robb and Andy Doyle take a look at how crops are doing in the south, key crop management tips, the new mixed-crop scheme, blight warnings and grain markets.
12 May 2022 News
Grower help needed for blackgrass and Italian ryegrass survey
With a new Teagasc survey on grassweeds about to take place, Andy Doyle spoke to Vijaya Bhaskar and John Mahon to clarify previous findings and discuss the purpose of this new project.
11 May 2022 Husbandry
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.
11 May 2022 News
Kildalton to mark its 50th anniversary with June open day
Open day attendees will witness how the teaching and research at Kildalton College has developed over the past five decades.
11 May 2022 News
‘Poor’ or ‘below average’ wellbeing reported by 27% of farmers
Animal disease outbreaks, rural crime and isolation can all be a source of farmer stress, an academic has said.
9 May 2022 News
Father and daughter duo headline IGA sheep event
Hosts of the sheep farm walk Peadar and Aoife Coyle run a flock of 575 mid-season lambing ewes, a 40-cow suckler-to-weanling system and a dairy-beef enterprise finishing 50 head annually.
8 May 2022 News
Weekly podcast: €1,000 to make silage, Teagasc suckler U-turn and stolen calves
Detail of a new €55m scheme to help farmers make hay and silage, Teagasc’s U-turn on stocking rate advice for suckler farmers, stolen calves, the CAP plan and problems for young farmers all feature.
5 May 2022 News
Teagasc set for U-turn on suckler advice
Adam Woods takes a look at some recent Teagasc analysis on beef enterprise margins.
4 May 2022 News
Search on for Teagasc head of advisory
The next head of advisory at Teagasc will have their hands full, with a new CAP next year bringing a raft of new schemes with it.
4 May 2022 Dealer