Ageing farming population has 'potential impact' on innovation adoption - Teagasc
Rachel Donovan
Head of knowledge transfer at Teagasc Stan Lalor said that Ireland, like many European countries, is very heavily skewed in terms of an ageing profile of farmers.
25 January 2023 Education
Supports available for students with learning disabilities
There are many supports available for students with learning disabilities to help them reach their full academic potential while studying at higher education.
25 January 2023 News
Young farmers are ‘on the road’ to sustainability – CEJA conference
The European young farmers conference takes place from 24 to 26 January with a strong focus on smart farming.
Keeping up with your climate warrior
Climate change is a real concern for many children. Rebecca Lenehan explores how parents can support their young “climate warriors” and make changes at home together.
11 January 2023 Features
Talbot and Klöckner to headline womens’ dialogue
Minister McConalogue said that the dialogue will be an important opportunity for the sector to engage on gender equality issues in agri-food, with particular attention on farming.
11 January 2023 News
Men hold the majority of senior positions in Agri-Food companies
As gender pay gap reporting comes to light for companies with over 250 employees, the agri-food sector is seeing gender inequality in hourly pay and senior positions. Sarah McIntosh writes
11 January 2023 Education
Enrol now for new women in agriculture event
Speakers on the day include Glanbia plc managing director Siobhán Talbot and former German agriculture minister Julia Klöckner.
11 January 2023 News
77% of Teagasc’s top earners are men
Teagasc has published a report detailing the differences between what its male and female staff earn.
3 January 2023 News
Farming YouTubers from around the world
There is a video on YouTube for just about every niche and farming is no exception. Since 2019, monthly uploads of farming-related videos to YouTube have increased by 61%.
2 January 2023 News
New sustainable fertiliser training programme to improve advice
Thirty people representing 13 co-ops participated in the first course in October and a second course is currently underway. Sheila Quinn reports
28 December 2022 Signpost Programme
‘Don’t be afraid of opportunities that come your way’
Emma Gilsenan has extensive technical knowledge of the Irish dairy industry from her education pathway and is now the ruminant product manager at MSD Animal Health.
28 December 2022 Careers
New equine-focused TY programme launched by Agri Aware and Equuip
Agri Aware and Equuip launch the 'From Foal to Race' transition year programme after a successful pilot last year, writes Sarah McIntosh
26 December 2022 News