Research

‘Worrying’ new research on Irish attitudes to skin cancer

‘Worrying’ new research on Irish attitudes to skin cancer

A third of Irish people are “not at all worried” about skin cancer, new research, according to the Irish Cancer...

June 8, 2021

Agricultural impacts and edible packaging – a taste of €10.5m EPA research

Agricultural impacts and edible packaging – a taste of €10.5m EPA research

Agricultural impacts on the environment, reducing plastic waste, the circular economy and edible packaging are just some of the topics...

May 24, 2021

Teagasc publishes results of new protected urea trial

Teagasc publishes results of new protected urea trial

The results of a Teagasc trial on protected urea have been published, which show “further reassurance that protected urea can...

May 14, 2021

US-Ireland Research and Development Partnership Call in Agriculture launched

US-Ireland Research and Development Partnership Call in Agriculture launched

Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) Martin Heydon has announced details of the...

March 24, 2021

Heydon announces €1m for Irish researchers towards agri-food research

Heydon announces €1m for Irish researchers towards agri-food research

The Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM), Martin Heydon, today (Monday, February 1)...

February 1, 2021

EU calls for research proposals focused on tackling antibiotic resistance

EU calls for research proposals focused on tackling antibiotic resistance

Minister of state Martin Heydon has welcomed the EU call for research proposals focused on tackling the rising threat of...

January 14, 2021

Department of Agriculture calls for research proposals

Department of Agriculture calls for research proposals

The Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) with responsibility for research and development,...

December 15, 2020

Study: Over 80% of farmers at risk of heart disease as a result of waistline size

Study: Over 80% of farmers at risk of heart disease as a result of waistline size

A research project, which aims to support farmers in improving their lifestyles to reach sustainable levels of good heart health,...

November 13, 2020

Glanbia’s €15 million research investment important for tillage

Glanbia’s €15 million research investment important for tillage

Glanbia Ireland’s director of ingredients, Aoife Murphy, told attendees at the Glanbia Ireland Grain Quality Awards – which were held today,...

February 20, 2020

UCD and Teagasc join Chinese entity to form Dairy Development Centre

UCD and Teagasc join Chinese entity to form Dairy Development Centre

An agreement has been signed in Beijing to form the ‘China-Ireland Sustainable Dairy Development Centre’. The agreement was signed on...

May 24, 2019

Milk myth over asthma effects busted

Milk myth over asthma effects busted

A recent study has found no evidence in the belief that drinking milk should be avoided by people with a...

September 18, 2018

€14 million in research grants awarded to 23 agri-related projects

€14 million in research grants awarded to 23 agri-related projects

Awards of almost €14.3 million in funding were announced by Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed for collaborative research projects earlier...

July 11, 2018

Call made for agri research proposals under 7 priority areas

Call made for agri research proposals under 7 priority areas

Details of a new call for research proposals in selected agri-food related areas under the US-Ireland Research and Development (R&D)...

June 11, 2018

New dairy research aims to increase Irish industry competitiveness

New dairy research aims to increase Irish industry competitiveness

New research commissioned in Northern Ireland aims to give the Irish dairy industry a competitive edge in global markets and...

December 2, 2017

Farm research body returns industry investment 22 times over

Farm research body returns industry investment 22 times over

Farmer-funded research and development organisation AgriSearch has helped to deliver research worth over £170 million to Northern Ireland’s ruminant livestock...

November 22, 2017

World Dairy Summit: The Co. Down herd in the top 1% of £PLI rankings

World Dairy Summit: The Co. Down herd in the top 1% of £PLI rankings

The Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) in Hillsborough, Co. Down is home to one of the UK’s top £PLI ranking...

November 6, 2017

Breeding goals: ‘There’s no point breeding a 12,000L cow if she’ll not last’

Breeding goals: ‘There’s no point breeding a 12,000L cow if she’ll not last’

Milk volume is no longer the driver of dairy breeding in Northern Ireland, with attention now turning to lifetime productivity...

November 6, 2017

Monitor farms wanted for research programme

Monitor farms wanted for research programme

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) is looking for six new monitor farms to join its research network –...

November 5, 2017