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Taoiseach and Minister for Foreign Affairs to lead the line-up for ASA Conference 2020

Taoiseach and Minister for Foreign Affairs to lead the line-up for ASA Conference 2020

The Agricultural Science Association (ASA) has announced the details of the 78th annual ASA conference which takes place on Friday,...

August 27, 2020

‘Definite concern’ over availability of seasonal workers

‘Definite concern’ over availability of seasonal workers

There is “definite concern” among Irish growers as to the availability of seasonal horticulture workers as harvest season looms. Speaking...

April 24, 2020

Dairy 2020: Keeping up to speed in a ‘constantly evolving’ industry

Dairy 2020: Keeping up to speed in a ‘constantly evolving’ industry

The Agricultural Science Association (ASA) hosted a Dairy 2020 event in conjunction with Dairygold earlier today, Tuesday, January 21. Held...

January 21, 2020

Reminder: ASA dairy event set to take place in Co. Cork tomorrow

Reminder: ASA dairy event set to take place in Co. Cork tomorrow

The Agricultural Science Association (ASA) is hosting its first dairy event of the year, tomorrow, January 21. Unfortunately, according to...

January 20, 2020

Sustainability a ‘catch-all buzzword and has lost meaning’ – ASA survey

Sustainability a ‘catch-all buzzword and has lost meaning’ – ASA survey

Three in four Agricultural Science Association (ASA) members believed that sustainability has become a “catch-all buzzword and has lost meaning”, according...

September 13, 2019

US chief agricultural negotiator to address 2019 ASA conference

US chief agricultural negotiator to address 2019 ASA conference

Gregg Doud, chief agricultural negotiator in the Office of the United States Trade Representative, will address delegates at this year’s...

September 5, 2019

Hogan set to speak at ASA event in Kilkenny

Hogan set to speak at ASA event in Kilkenny

Phil Hogan, the European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, is set to speak at an agri-science event in Co....

August 29, 2019

‘Risk and Reward’: Countdown begins to 77th ASA conference

‘Risk and Reward’: Countdown begins to 77th ASA conference

Details have been revealed about the Agricultural Science Association’s (ASA’s) 77th annual conference, which will take place in the Lyrath...

August 8, 2019

‘Emerging Leaders’ programme unveiled by the ASA

‘Emerging Leaders’ programme unveiled by the ASA

A development programme aiming to enhance critical leadership skills and behaviours of Irish agri-food industry professionals was launched by the...

December 5, 2018

‘Defending Ireland’s UK beef market share will be a real challenge’

‘Defending Ireland’s UK beef market share will be a real challenge’

Brexit has to be the most acute and prominent source of uncertainty facing the Irish agri-food industry at this time,...

September 16, 2018

‘Why China at all?’

‘Why China at all?’

The prospect of targeting China with Irish dairy and meat products took centre stage at the ‘A World of Opportunity...

September 15, 2018

‘Expansion plans will be challenged if farmers aren’t getting the necessary returns’

‘Expansion plans will be challenged if farmers aren’t getting the necessary returns’

Last year, 35% of farmers in Ireland made less than €10,000 and – even in a record year – 30%...

September 7, 2018

‘More change will occur in agriculture over the next 20 years than the previous 1,000’

‘More change will occur in agriculture over the next 20 years than the previous 1,000’

“We are in a period of huge change. It’s what I call the Global Agrarian Revolution – more change in...

September 7, 2018

‘We are at a crossroads in our capability of using science to deliver solutions to the world’

‘We are at a crossroads in our capability of using science to deliver solutions to the world’

Ted McKinney, under secretary for trade and foreign agricultural affairs at the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), posed a number...

September 7, 2018

The ‘value web’: How farmers can benefit from the shifting supply chain

The ‘value web’: How farmers can benefit from the shifting supply chain

The traditional linear supply chain is becoming a thing of the past, according to global head of agri-business for international...

September 6, 2018

Agri image: Why Origin Green is key for Irish farming

Agri image: Why Origin Green is key for Irish farming

The perception of agriculture among consumers and the influence of initiatives such as Origin Green will be key for Irish...

September 6, 2018

Top Trump official confirmed as ASA Conference speaker

Top Trump official confirmed as ASA Conference speaker

The United States Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs, Ted McKinney, will deliver the keynote...

August 22, 2018

Trade wars and consumer trust key topics for ASA conference 2018

Trade wars and consumer trust key topics for ASA conference 2018

The Agricultural Science Association (ASA) today announced details of its 76th annual conference – which will have a global focus...

July 31, 2018