New corporate governance programme for Tirlán suppliers
Caitríona Morrissey
The collaboration between Tirlán, UCC and ICOS will be structured in tiers, which will allow train farmers for positions up to and including Tirlán board level.
18 June 2024 News
Ireland won’t grow gene edited, but will consume GM crops
Gene editing is different to genetic modification and according to a UCC lecturer and researcher, could reduce crop inputs, increase yields and improve safety.
27 May 2024 News
Bursary to support masters in rural development launched
A bursary to support six masters students in rural development has been launched. With a value of €60,000, two students will be chosen by the three partner universities.
Farmers wanted to take part in online farmer health study
Farmers' diet, physical activity, stress, quality of life and circadian rhythm (body clock) are among some of the things being researched.
16 May 2024 News
UCC researchers call for investment in protecting soils
The researchers found that there has been a lack of research carried out on soils in boglands and forestry.
Profitable land use options 'central' to farm emissions targets
One of the authors of a major EPA-led climate report has stated that the policies that farmers follow are to blame for emissions, not farmers themselves.