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Agri Aware’s farm walk and talk events return for 2023
Sarah McIntosh
In order to meet the growing demand, Agri Aware has extended the capacity of the event to allow 4,000 students to attend their annual farm walk and talk series. Sarah McIntosh reports.
25 January 2023 News
Deer spreading and populations rising
Researcher Kilian Murphy has tracked changes in the makeup of Ireland’s deer population from 2000 to 2018.
1 January 2023 News
Teaching ag science: from Wexford to Sydney
Joan Geoghegan, a qualified ag science teacher, has been milking cows in New Zealand for the last four months and is now preparing to teach in a secondary school in Sydney.
Obituary: remembering Kevin Kilmurray, RIP
Kevin put his agricultural science degree to work by growing cereals on leased lands in north Dublin and south Meath.
21 December 2022 Letters
Gender pay-gap reporting underway ahead of deadline
Every company in Ireland with more than 250 must report by year end.
21 December 2022 News
Dr Grainne Hurley takes leading Teagasc role in West Cork
A graduate of UCD, Dr Grainne Hurley will now lead Teagasc’s advisory and educational operations in the West Cork area.
7 December 2022 News
Construction starts on €4.8m AgTech Innovation Centre at UCD Lyons Farm
Construction has started on the new €4.8 million AgTech Innovation Centre and Dairy Herd Health Education and Research Hub at UCD’s Lyons Farm in Kildare
5 December 2022 News
Almost 60% of farmers engage in 'unsafe farming practices'
Roughly 26% of farmers can be considered to practice safe farming, the research found.
21 November 2022 News
Almost €1m in funds allocated to two tillage research projects
The projects will focus on the breeding of more diverse barley and wheat in Ireland.
14 November 2022 News
New Irish veterinary school planned
The Higher Education Authority has judt announced plans to open a new veterinary school in Ireland.
26 October 2022 News
Search is on to find the next generation of talent
Applications for Bord Bia’s international graduate programme are now open and Bord Bia is on the hunt for the next generation of talent.
Young Stock Podcast: life on a 2,000-cow Kiwi dairy farm
On this week’s Young Stock Podcast, we talk to Shauna Jager about her experience so far on a New Zealand dairy farm.
24 October 2022 News