Green Cert

Teagasc has duty of care to Green Cert placement students – senator

Teagasc has duty of care to Green Cert placement students – senator

An independent senator has welcomed a full review currently being carried out by Teagasc of its Green Cert farm placement,...

May 16, 2022

ICSA says trainee farmers need ‘fair play’ on placement

ICSA says trainee farmers need ‘fair play’ on placement

The president of the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA), has called for “fair play” for trainee farmers while...

May 12, 2022

Green Cert placement review recommends student allowance increase

Green Cert placement review recommends student allowance increase

A full review of the Green Cert farm placement will include a recommendation to increase the allowance given to students,...

May 4, 2022

Teagasc and Kerry IFA to discuss Green Cert farm placement concerns

Teagasc and Kerry IFA to discuss Green Cert farm placement concerns

Teagasc is to meet with members of the Kerry executive of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) to discuss concerns raised...

April 25, 2022

Call for investigation into Teagasc Green Cert farm placements

Call for investigation into Teagasc Green Cert farm placements

Teagasc farm placements for Green Cert students should be suspended until an investigation into the system is completed, a meeting...

April 22, 2022

Part-time Green Cert enrolment projected for ‘highest intake since 2015’

Part-time Green Cert enrolment projected for ‘highest intake since 2015’

Green Cert part-time and distance enrolments for 2021 at Teagasc colleges are projected to be the highest intake over the...

May 26, 2021

Extra teaching posts to boost Green Cert places by up to 1,000

Extra teaching posts to boost Green Cert places by up to 1,000

The 20 additional fixed-term teaching positions which Teagasc will receive are set to increase the number of available Green Cert...

March 5, 2021

Extra staff to be assigned to Green Cert ‘demand hotspots’

Extra staff to be assigned to Green Cert ‘demand hotspots’

Additional resources in terms of new teaching staff will be assigned to regions where there have been Green Cert “demand...

February 26, 2021

Extra teaching posts ‘excellent news for next generation of farmers’

Extra teaching posts ‘excellent news for next generation of farmers’

The announcement of 20 extra Teagasc teaching posts has been described as “excellent news for the next generation of young...

February 26, 2021

Green Cert green light: McConalogue secures 20 extra Teagasc teaching posts

Green Cert green light: McConalogue secures 20 extra Teagasc teaching posts

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has secured 20 additional fixed-term teaching positions for Teagasc. In response...

February 26, 2021

Calls grow to address ‘chronic lack’ of Green Cert places

Calls grow to address ‘chronic lack’ of Green Cert places

Calls are increasing in political circles for more places to be made available for prospective Green Cert students following a...

February 24, 2021

Green Cert places shortage: ‘This has implications for many farming households and incomes’

Green Cert places shortage: ‘This has implications for many farming households and incomes’

Sinn Féin TD Rose Conway-Walsh has asked for Minister Charlie McConalogue to take the “necessary action to increase the number...

February 23, 2021

Second version of Confirmation of Education form available

Second version of Confirmation of Education form available

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has made a second version of the Confirmation of Education form for...

March 26, 2020

Teagasc called on to ‘show flexibility’ with Green Cert

Teagasc called on to ‘show flexibility’ with Green Cert

Teagasc has been called on to show flexibility in the awarding of the Green Cert this year by the Irish...

March 24, 2020

Deadline for Green Cert applications draws close

Deadline for Green Cert applications draws close

Those hoping to to attend agricultural college this year have just two weeks left to submit applications as the deadline...

May 16, 2018

Momentum grows for switch from beef to dairy

Momentum grows for switch from beef to dairy

Teagasc advisors in the midlands have confirmed a growing push by drystock farmers to switch to dairy. “The momentum to get into...

June 18, 2017

Pics: How have New Holland’s latest instalments performed at Gurteen?

Pics: How have New Holland’s latest instalments performed at Gurteen?

Back in February, Gurteen Agricultural College in Co. Tipperary updated its tractor fleet for the school, having brought in five New...

May 25, 2017

Get your Teagasc college course application in soon…

Get your Teagasc college course application in soon…

Friday, May 26, is the deadline for agriculture college full-time course applications, according to Tony Pettit, Head of Education in Teagasc....

May 5, 2017