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Department used as ‘scapegoat’ in GLAS payment delay fiasco

Department used as ‘scapegoat’ in GLAS payment delay fiasco

Minister for Agriculture, Food, and the Marine, Michael Creed, has hit back at planner criticism over delays in the issuing...

December 18, 2017

Will 2018 be a sobering year for milk prices?

Will 2018 be a sobering year for milk prices?

Irish dairy farmers were paid a base milk price of 34-35c/L (including VAT) for milk collected during the month of...

September 9, 2017

51% of agri professionals say Brexit offers some positives

51% of agri professionals say Brexit offers some positives

More than half (51%) of professionals working within the agri-food industry believe that Brexit could offer a positive opportunity for...

September 8, 2017

Key speakers for ASA conference 2017 revealed

Key speakers for ASA conference 2017 revealed

Some of the key speakers for the Agricultural Science Association’s (ASA’s) annual banquet and conference have been revealed. The event,...

July 26, 2017

‘Threat of Brexit cannot be allowed derail Food Wise 2025 targets for Irish farming’ – IFA

‘Threat of Brexit cannot be allowed derail Food Wise 2025 targets for Irish farming’ – IFA

Speaking at yesterday’s ASA (Agricultural Science Association) debate on Brexit in Kilkenny, IFA President Joe Healy dismissed any suggestion of diluting...

March 24, 2017

‘Ireland needs to prioritise issues heading into key period of Brexit negotiations’

‘Ireland needs to prioritise issues heading into key period of Brexit negotiations’

The need for Ireland to decide on key priorities and co-ordinate its message to the EU, in relation to Brexit,...

March 24, 2017

Impacts of Brexit on Irish agriculture set to be discussed at major forum

Impacts of Brexit on Irish agriculture set to be discussed at major forum

The impacts of Brexit on Irish agriculture are set to be discussed at a major forum, which is being organised...

March 9, 2017

‘Irish dairy industry needs 6,500 trained people by 2025’

‘Irish dairy industry needs 6,500 trained people by 2025’

The Irish dairy industry needs to bring in an additional 6,500 trained people into the sector by 2025, according to...

January 30, 2017

Climate change conference to focus on the issues in Irish agriculture

Climate change conference to focus on the issues in Irish agriculture

A climate change conference set to focus on issues in Irish agriculture has been organised by the Agricultural Science Association (ASA)....

January 27, 2017

New Teagasc Manager appointed to the Kerry and Limerick advisory region

New Teagasc Manager appointed to the Kerry and Limerick advisory region

John Horgan has been appointed as the new Teagasc Manager for the advisory regions of counties Kerry and Limerick. Horgan...

December 12, 2016

Agricultural Science Association receives guided tour of Ballydoyle Racing

Agricultural Science Association receives guided tour of Ballydoyle Racing

The Agricultural Science Association (ASA) recently brought a group of 60 members to racehorse trainer Aidan O’Brien’s yard in Ballydoyle...

October 23, 2016

Science ‘sidelined’ in Roundup renewal debate

Science ‘sidelined’ in Roundup renewal debate

As debate rages in Europe of the future of the commonly used herbicide ‘glyphosate’, Agricultural Science Association President, Neil Keane has...

April 8, 2016

‘Ireland can be a world leader in addressing climate change issues’

‘Ireland can be a world leader in addressing climate change issues’

Ireland is well placed to be a world leader in addressing climate change, according to John Muldowney, Agricultural Inspector with the...

February 21, 2016

‘Cheap rations in late pregnancy are not always the best option for sheep’

‘Cheap rations in late pregnancy are not always the best option for sheep’

Feeding sheep cheap rations in late pregnancy may not always be the best option, according to UCD’s Tommy Boland. Speaking...

January 30, 2016

‘Triplet lambs may cause management problems on sheep farms’

‘Triplet lambs may cause management problems on sheep farms’

Higher lamb crops in 2016 and the increased number of expected triplets could lead to management problems on many sheep...

January 27, 2016

Lambs reach slaughter weight earlier on multi-species swards – UCD research

Lambs reach slaughter weight earlier on multi-species swards – UCD research

Lambs grow quicker and reach slaughter weight earlier when they graze multi-species swards, according to UCD PhD student, Connie Grace....

January 26, 2016

Looking for a job? This is one tip you should definitely follow!

Looking for a job? This is one tip you should definitely follow!

One of the best things you can do if you’re looking for a job is to google yourself, UCD agriculture...

November 4, 2015

Carbon to replace milk as the new quota in farming

Carbon to replace milk as the new quota in farming

Carbon will become the new quota in Irish farming, according to Trinity College economist Professor Alan Matthews. Matthews was addressing...

September 15, 2015