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Virtual Pig Week to get underway tomorrow

Virtual Pig Week to get underway tomorrow

This year’s Virtual Pig Week, organised by Teagasc, will take take place over a four-day period, starting tomorrow (Tuesday, October...

October 18, 2021

Budget: €205 million funding between Teagasc and Bord Bia

Budget: €205 million funding between Teagasc and Bord Bia

Teagasc and Bord Bia were allocated combined funding of €205 million in Budget 2022 this week. Teagasc’s share of the...

October 15, 2021

Tillage farmers to see ‘large decrease’ in margins in 2022

Tillage farmers to see ‘large decrease’ in margins in 2022

Tillage farmers are facing a substantial decrease in margins for 2022 compared to 2021 due to increasing costs, especially the...

October 8, 2021

O’Mara appointment ‘an opportunity for collaboration’ – ACA

O’Mara appointment ‘an opportunity for collaboration’ – ACA

The Agricultural Consultants Association (ACA), which represents private, non-Teagasc agri-consultants, has said that the appointment of Frank O’Mara as the...

October 7, 2021

Water quality: Report finds ‘progress made’ on farm actions

Water quality: Report finds ‘progress made’ on farm actions

Progress has been made on implementing actions on farms to tackle water quality issues under Teagasc’s Agricultural Sustainability and Advisory...

October 5, 2021

Boyle: 35% agri-emission cut by 2030 ‘max we can deliver’

Boyle: 35% agri-emission cut by 2030 ‘max we can deliver’

A 35% reduction in agricultural emissions by 2030 is the “maximum that can be delivered”, according to Teagasc director Gerry...

September 28, 2021

Teagasc staff earning over €100,000 surpasses 60

Teagasc staff earning over €100,000 surpasses 60

By Gordon Deegan The numbers employed at Teagasc earning over €100,000 last year increased by 11 to 66, compared with...

September 27, 2021

Boyle ‘profoundly regrets’ offence caused by dairy beef remarks

Boyle ‘profoundly regrets’ offence caused by dairy beef remarks

The outgoing director of Teagasc, Prof. Gerry Boyle, said today (Friday, September 24), that he “profoundly regrets” that his recent...

September 24, 2021

Did Gerry Boyle take one for the team?

Did Gerry Boyle take one for the team?

So Prof. Gerry Boyle makes a few erudite comments about the future significance of dairy-bred beef in Ireland and instantly,...

September 23, 2021

Trials shows that winter malting barley can deliver for grain growers

Trials shows that winter malting barley can deliver for grain growers

The potential to grow winter malting barley varieties in Ireland was highlighted at a webinar, hosted by Teagasc earlier this...

September 22, 2021

MEP ‘rejects notion that suckler model should be abandoned’

MEP ‘rejects notion that suckler model should be abandoned’

An MEP has weighed in on the controversy over comments made on dairy beef by Teagasc director Gerry Boyle. Following...

September 22, 2021

Teagasc criticised for ‘lack of respect’ for suckler sector

Teagasc criticised for ‘lack of respect’ for suckler sector

Teagasc predictions of a potential switch among beef farmers to dairy beef production have been criticised by the Irish Farmers’...

September 17, 2021

Sexed semen lab for Ireland officially launched

Sexed semen lab for Ireland officially launched

A sexed semen lab has been officially launched in Co. Cork today (Thursday, September 9) and is set to open...

September 9, 2021

Teagasc confirms new head of Dairy Knowledge Transfer

Teagasc confirms new head of Dairy Knowledge Transfer

Teagasc has confirmed the appointment of Dr. Joe Patton as the new head of its Dairy Knowledge Transfer (KT) Department....

September 9, 2021

Labour Court recommends Teagasc pay employee €3,000

Labour Court recommends Teagasc pay employee €3,000

By Gordon Deegan The Labour Court has recommended that Teagasc pay a staff member €3,000 due to concerns he has...

September 7, 2021

History of agricultural advisory services launched

History of agricultural advisory services launched

A new book that documents the history of the Irish agricultural advisory services and its role in developing rural Ireland,...

September 5, 2021

Excellent harvest for 2021 as season draws to a close

Excellent harvest for 2021 as season draws to a close

Teagasc is confirming that this year’s cereal harvest is more or less wrapped up in many parts of the country....

August 27, 2021

Weather to dictate lime application in coming weeks

Weather to dictate lime application in coming weeks

Weather permitting, the coming weeks will provide Irish farmers with the perfect opportunity to spread lime. According to Teagasc, soil...

August 23, 2021