Calls for new veterinary school as vet shortage worsens
Adam Woods
The shortage of vets is reaching a critical level in Ireland, warns a Munster vet group.
13 September 2022 News
Six new Nuffield scholarships for 2023 announced
Grassland management, farm diversification and potato and vegetable growing strategies are among the topics that will be covered by the scholars.
7 September 2022 Amii
Students, congrats! But curb that enthusiasm till you get a house
When it comes to college accommodation, for once, both young and old will agree - it was definitely better “in my day”.
Farmers have a lot of the solutions to biodiversity loss - Ní Shúilleabháin
The assistant professor said that it is particularly important that the Citizen's Assembly on Biodiversity Loss hears from the people “who see it on the ground every day and that’s the farmers”.
31 August 2022 News
Applications open for accelerator programme for agtech start-ups
The 12-week programme includes dedicated business development workshops and investor readiness training, as well as mentoring from industry experts.
30 August 2022 News
Young Stock Podcast: UCD Ag Soc lead shares plans for year
Listen in to the Irish Farmers Journal Young Stock Podcast, where this week, incoming UCD Agricultural Science Society auditor Ciara Byers talks dairy, fundraising and women in agriculture.
29 August 2022 Podcast
Agri tech start-up CropBiome secures €1.3m investment
A UCD-based agri tech start-up is developing cost effective seed dressings to enable tillage farmers to reduce fertiliser use and improve crop resilience.
6 August 2022 News
Grass-measuring drone trials show promising results
'Swarms' of drones could be sent to cover large areas of grassland, aiding grassland management by providing farmers with the information they need to better grow and utilise grass.
28 July 2022 News
Exciting new online MSc in animal science commences at UCD in September 2022
Leading international experts at the UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science announce details of an exciting new innovative MSc in animal science programme commencing in September 2022.
Limousin Society CEO steps down
Ronan Murphy told the Irish Farmers Journal that he is leaving to pursue another career.
12 July 2022 News
New biostimulant regulations in July as UCD undertakes survey
Researchers at UCD want to learn more about growers’ attitudes to biostimulant use and their knowledge of these products.
28 June 2022 News
Letter in praise of fundraising for the Hooves 4 Hospice project
"Superb fundraising work" - Pat Lalor, chairman, Hooves 4 Hospice project.
22 June 2022 Letters