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Science Week hosted by Teagasc runs as part of the farming festival
Ilka Denker
No better time to dive into all things agriculture, environment and food, while taking a moment to learn, enjoy and contribute to the industry during Science Week, writes Ilka Denker
1 November 2021 Careers
Irish Farmers Journal seeking statistics on agriculture employee market
As part of the annual Agri Jobs Focus, two surveys have been set up to gain an insight, identify trends and analyse any changes COVID-19 might have had on the employee market, writes Ilka Denker.
21 April 2021 Education
Student blogs: farm trials and pedigree dairy herds
The ASA professional work experience bursary presents undergraduate students with a unique opportunity to develop their skills and commercial experience on farm. Writes Irene Bermingham.
UCD student Haoyang Jiao dreams of green fields and small farms
Irish music and the vibrant green landscape brought Chinese UCD student Haoyang Jiao to our shores in 2019, but agriculture and food production are what’s making him want to stay. Janine Kennedy write
14 April 2021 Features
Foróige career coaching clinic in veterinary and agriculture
Foróige invites teenagers across the country to register for its free virtual career clinic this Wednesday 14 April.
13 April 2021 Education
Life after an agricultural degree
The annual Waterford Institute of Technology department of science careers day gave a virtual stage to the college’s past agricultural students, who shared their career experiences since graduation.
7 April 2021 Careers
Is converting to organic systems worthwhile?
In our last edition, Janine Kennedy investigated the low rates of organic farming in Ireland compared to our EU counterparts. This week, she discusses whether conversion is truly worth your while.
17 March 2021 Features
Why is Ireland’s organic farming rate so low?
To reach the EU’s Farm to Fork goals by 2030, Ireland’s organic farming area will have to increase drastically. Is this easier said than done? Janine Kennedy investigates
10 March 2021 Features
On-the-ground learning opportunities with Teagasc national colleges
If you’re passionate about pursuing a career in agriculture or horticulture, but not quite ready to commit to a four-year degree, consider a level five certificate at a Teagasc-approved college.
31 January 2021 News
On the ground learning
If you’re passionate about pursuing a career in agriculture or horticulture, but not quite ready to commit to a four-year degree, consider a Level 5 certificate at a Teagasc-approved college.
27 January 2021 Education
Damien’s Diary: more to the story than meets the eye
No one wants to ban alcohol to stop alcoholism - why should we need to ban farming to stop climate change? Damien O'Reilly writes.
30 September 2020 Damien O'Reilly
Damien’s Diary: more to the story than meets the eye
No one wants to ban alcohol to stop alcoholism - why should we need to ban farming to stop climate change? Damien O'Reilly writes.
29 September 2020 Opinion