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Teagasc

Legendary weatherman to retire
The man affectionately known as the ''winking weatherman from Co Wexford'' is to hang up his weather vane at the end of this year.
By Patrick Donohoe on 17 November 2017
The knock-on effects of a challenging few months include a fodder deficit from cows being housed a month earlier and fewer 2016-born progeny hitting the target of finishing off grass.
By Darren Carty on 20 November 2017
To get a handle on where farmers are with their fodder reserves, Teagasc is working to get an accurate survey of stocks carried out.
By Patrick Donohoe on 16 November 2017
Ger Shortle joins influential DG Environment at interesting time with CAP reform talks underway.
By The Dealer on 16 November 2017
New pesticide course for advisors
A new course has been designed for those involved in giving pesticide advice to grassland farmers.
By Amy Forde on 15 November 2017
Farming fun for Science Week: find an event near you
A number of agriculture and food science events are open to the public and school students around the country this week.
By Thomas Hubert on 13 November 2017
Science Foundation Ireland has been allocated €4.25m by the Government for a Teagasc-led FutureMilk Centre.
By Amy Forde on 09 November 2017
Teagasc rejigs advisory managers
Teagasc has announced the appointment of two new regional advisory managers in the coming months, triggering the redeployment of three others to new regions.
By Thomas Hubert on 08 November 2017
"There is no vision for beef farming in Ireland like the vision for dairy. All the eggs are making their way into the dairy basket" – Alan Wood, West of Ireland Suckler Farmer.
By Letters to the Editor on 09 November 2017
'Don't want to spend on farm safety? Think of the cost of a funeral'
The cost of preventing accidents on farms came up at a farm safety event this week, but experts say there is a lot you can do to make your working environment safer without spending money.
By Tommy Moyles on 08 November 2017
Organic farm walks: when and where they are happening in 2017 and 2018
Teagasc is to host a series of 12 organic farm walks commencing in December and running until July 2018.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 31 October 2017
Why the farmer margin is always under pressure came up for questioning at the Teagasc liquid milk conference, writes Jack Kennedy.
By Jack Kennedy on 02 November 2017
Rate my COW: a new online tool for farmers
The ICBF and Teagasc are launching a new online tool to help them decide which cows to keep and which cows to cull.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 29 October 2017
Irish Farmers Journal nightly news: new Carbery CEO and 'uncompetitive' Teagasc
Have you missed out on any of the top stories today? Catch up with the top five stories from www.farmersjournal.ie today, 25 October 2017.
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 25 October 2017
Weekly podcast: grain protest, unknown sires and Women & Ag
In this week's podcast, we join discussions on calf registrations, malting barley prices, Teagasc's accounts and women in agriculture.
By Thomas Hubert on 27 October 2017
The semi-state body has revealed its financial investments for the first time under new legislation and it has a nice few fingers in a new few pies.
By The Dealer on 26 October 2017
Teagasc's accounts for 2016 show a sharp rise in income from facilitation of discussion groups, training sessions and advisory services.
By Thomas Hubert on 26 October 2017
Teagasc recruitment drive cannot compete with private sector
Teagasc’s annual report for 2016, published this Wednesday, shows increasing revenue and replenishment of staff lost during the recession, but management says public salary levels are too low.
By Thomas Hubert on 25 October 2017
In this week's Quick-Fire Career, Anthony Jordan speaks with Paul Nolan of Dawn Meats.
By Anthony Jordan on 02 November 2017
Phased feeding, insurance, optimising pig flow for health and feed efficiency were just some of an array of topics at the 2017 Teagasc Pig Farmers' Conference.
By Amy Forde on 19 October 2017
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