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Extracting nutrients to increase the value of wool
Darren Carty
Research in University College Dublin is investigating the potential to extract naturally occurring nutrients such as nitrogen and sulphur from sheep wool.
9 May 2022 News
Watch: UCD Ag Soc raffle closing this week
This week is the last chance to enter UCD’s Agricultural Society Grand Raffle, raising funds for the Irish Community Air Ambulance and Hooves 4 Hospice charities.
27 April 2022 News
Ag Soc's big raffle
It's that time of year again when UCD Ag Soc run its annual grand raffle. There is over €20,000 worth of prizes up for grabs this year.
Irish cattle population broken up into seven herd types
The study offers benefits for disease control, calculating carbon emissions and undertaking profitability comparisons between the different enterprises.
20 April 2022 News
Bord Bia launches 2023 marketing fellowship
Bord Bia is seeking the next intake to its marketing fellowship, which it says will support the future leaders of Ireland’s food and drink sector.
19 April 2022 News
My Farming Week: Andrew Hanbidge, Winetavern, Stratford, Baltinglass, Wicklow
Andrew Hanbidge studied Ag Science in UCD and is now farming dairy, sheep and beef with his family in Co Wicklow.
13 April 2022 News
Positive results from first stage of IVF study
Stephen Butler, Alan Crowe, Stephen Moore and Pat Lonergan from Teagasc and UCD give an overview of the background to and early results from a large study using embryo transfer and IVF techniques.
30 March 2022 Spring AI
UCD seeks farmers to fill out online pesticide survey
UCD is seeking farmers to fill out an online survey on pesticides, which can be completed using the link in the story.
2 March 2022 News
Earthworms could replace fertiliser - UCD research
UCD Professor Olaf Schmidt has said that earthworms enrich soil and plants through nitrogen excreted in their mucus a lot quicker than previously thought.
24 February 2022 News
Heat pumps ‘one tool in the toolbox’ for on-farm renewable energy - Teagasc
There is no reason why Ireland is in last place in Europe when it comes to the use of renewable heat energy, workshop hears.
23 February 2022 News
UCD Agri Careers Fair makes a comeback
The Agri Careers Fair provides soon-to-be graduates with a chance to converse with potential employers.
19 February 2022 News
The professor explains: heard the words placenta or colostrum? What about afterbirth or biestings?
UCD Professor of Farming Tommy Boland explains the biological systems working within our farm animals that keep them safe and heathy before they are born and immediately after.
19 February 2022 Animal Health