High output grass-based systems can be profitable - UCD professor
Rachel Donovan
Cow numbers don't necessarily have to increase in order to grow Ireland's dairy industry, professor Finbarr Mulligan maintains.
19 June 2024 News
Suicide three times higher among older farmers than non-farming counterparts
A study carried out by Teagasc and UCD researchers aimed to estimate farmer suicide rates in Ireland between the years 2007 and 2020.
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.
Listen: A new crops course in UCD
On this week’s Young Stock Podcast we chat to Cathal McCabe who works on crops research and lecturing in UCD.
10 June 2024 Podcast
Murphy leaves Bord Bia
Michael Murphy was appointed interim chief executive after Tara McCarthy exited for Alltech in June 2022.
29 May 2024 Dealer
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.
27 May 2024 News
Agri tech is 'everything from a fancy shovel to artificial intelligence'
The Agricultural Science Association hosted 'The future of Irish agriculture through agtech' at UCD Lyons in conjunction with AgTech UCD and AgTech Ireland on Tuesday.
22 May 2024 News
A lifetime dedicated to helping students
The halls of the UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science building will miss a familiar face following the retirement of Iris Burke, director of the programme office.
15 May 2024 Dealer
Milking 1,100 cows on an Irish-owned farm in Germany
Peter Doyle and Ciarán Tangney are on college placement on a 1,100-cow dairy farm in Brandenburg, Germany.
13 May 2024 News
From Scotland to New Zealand: the Irish students on placement abroad
UCD student Peter Dunne from Kilkenny is on college placement with Grimme, a UK company that manufactures agricultural machinery in the field of potatoes, beet and vegetable technology.
1 May 2024 News
AgSoc to raffle off fertiliser
The charities that AgSoc are raising funds for this year include Embrace Farm and the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust.
1 May 2024 Dealer
Digital data: how new technologies can help growers make better decisions
Conor Kehoe, Irish Farmers Journal tillage reporter and PhD student at UCD, provides an overview of his research on digitisation in crop production as part of a European project.
1 May 2024 News