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99.7% of farms in Ireland are family owned; research finds

99.7% of farms in Ireland are family owned; research finds

First-of-its-kind research from the DCU National Centre for Family Business released Monday, April 13, found that there are 137,100 family...

April 18, 2020

DNA: ‘What a success story agriculture has been’

DNA: ‘What a success story agriculture has been’

“What a success story agriculture has been. The changes that we have made to plants and animals have been amazing....

January 25, 2018

Bord na Móna appoints new Managing Director

Bord na Móna appoints new Managing Director

Bord na Móna has announced that Mike Quinn has been appointed as the new Managing Director of the company. Welcoming the...

October 31, 2014

Harvesting the potential of Irish Farm Enterprise

Harvesting the potential of Irish Farm Enterprise

Innovation is the ability to think and act differently. Every successful business uses its innovative capacity to maximise results. The...

September 13, 2014

DCU Ryan Academy helping Farmers to think like Entrepreneurs

DCU Ryan Academy helping Farmers to think like Entrepreneurs

The farming community needs to become more entrepreneurial in their approach to business and look at how other sectors innovate....

May 23, 2014

1000 herds signed up for Johne’s pilot programme

1000 herds signed up for Johne’s pilot programme

Animal Health Ireland (AHI) has reached its target of 1,000 dairy herds enrolling in its voluntary Johne’s disease control pilot programme. Mike Magan, chairman of...

November 20, 2013

Entrepreneurial spirit key to farm success, DCU Ryan Academy

Entrepreneurial spirit key to farm success, DCU Ryan Academy

In collaboration with industry, the DCU Ryan Academy has developed a Farm Entrepreneurship and Leadership Programme. The next running of...

October 3, 2013

€6m in funding for agri research

€6m in funding for agri research

Some €6m for agriculture research across Ireland has been announced this morning. The awards cover a broad range of research activities from...

September 13, 2013

DCU Ryan Academy helping farmers to think like entrepreneurs

DCU Ryan Academy helping farmers to think like entrepreneurs

Comment: In March 2012, the team at DCU Ryan Academy was approached by a group from the agri-food sector who...

August 9, 2013