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AgTech and Enterprise Ireland to run ‘agri-tech’ exports discussion group

AgTech and Enterprise Ireland to run ‘agri-tech’ exports discussion group

AgTech Ireland and Enterprise Ireland will run a series of discussion groups on exporting for agricultural technology companies, the first...

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UCD to run free tree felling licence webinar

UCD to run free tree felling licence webinar

A panel of forestry experts will speak at a webinar on the barriers to tree felling licences, run by University...

March 13, 2022

Autonomous robot start-up among UCD AgTech winners

Autonomous robot start-up among UCD AgTech winners

Three companies – Cotter Agritech, ProvEye and Izario – have been announced as winners of University College Dublin’s (UCD) inaugural...

January 19, 2022

UCD ag student to embark on six-month fellowship in California

UCD ag student to embark on six-month fellowship in California

A student at the University College Dublin (UCD) School of Agriculture and Food Science has been awarded a six-month fellowship in...

December 9, 2021

Abbey tandem tanker for Lyons Farm, UCD

Abbey tandem tanker for Lyons Farm, UCD

Lyons Farm, situated just north of Ratchcoole, Co. Kildare is the research and teaching farm for University College Dublin (UCD)....

November 28, 2021

New €50k agri scholarship launched at UCD

New €50k agri scholarship launched at UCD

University College Dublin (UCD) and FDC Group have announced details of a new annual scholarship programme available to students enrolled...

November 28, 2021

UCD AgSoc donates cheques to chosen charities

UCD AgSoc donates cheques to chosen charities

The University College Dublin (UCD) Agricultural Science Society (AgSoc) has donated a significant sum of money to two charities at...

August 23, 2021

Herdwatch and UCD team up for agri-tech business training

Herdwatch and UCD team up for agri-tech business training

Farm management solutions business Herdwatch has partnered with University College Dublin (UCD) to launch a new ‘accelerator programme’ that will...

July 16, 2021

Ireland has huge potential to improve animal welfare – UCD chair

Ireland has huge potential to improve animal welfare – UCD chair

The first-ever chair of animal welfare and veterinary ethics at University College Dublin’s (UCD) School of Veterinary Medicine was appointed...

June 18, 2021

Subsidised masters: Looking to upskill in Irish agriculture?

Subsidised masters: Looking to upskill in Irish agriculture?

An opportunity has become available for those working the agricultural sector to study a part-time masters degree – at a...

June 2, 2021

UCD trial indicates that multi-species swards are the future

UCD trial indicates that multi-species swards are the future

Multi-species swards – comprising mixes of grasses, legumes and herbs – are consistently out-performing perennial ryegrass (PRG) monocultures (receiving more...

May 20, 2021

Vet student survey seeks farmer views on animal injury

Vet student survey seeks farmer views on animal injury

The views of farmers are being sought in a vet student survey on the issue of cattle that receive acute...

April 25, 2021

Researchers reveal disease mechanism of bovine TB pathogen

Researchers reveal disease mechanism of bovine TB pathogen

A multidisciplinary team of researchers has shed new light on how the bacteria that cause tuberculosis (TB) in humans and...

March 16, 2021

Department grants over €470,000 for healthy diet research

Department grants over €470,000 for healthy diet research

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) has announced grant awards of €473,289 for research into healthy diets....

March 8, 2021

UCD students hosting free webinar on agroforestry next week

UCD students hosting free webinar on agroforestry next week

Forestry students of University College Dublin (UCD) are hosting a free online seminar on agroforestry next Wednesday (March 10). Taking...

March 5, 2021

It’s time to unleash the real potential of Ireland’s dairy industry

It’s time to unleash the real potential of Ireland’s dairy industry

Every now and then all the planets in the solar system align to provide an industry with the opportunity to...

March 3, 2021

Almost €3m for research project on oats

Almost €3m for research project on oats

Researchers in Ireland and Wales have been awarded €2.7 million to explore the development of oat varieties that are climate-resistant...

February 17, 2021

Feeding higher levels of concentrate to dairy cows at grass is sustainable

Feeding higher levels of concentrate to dairy cows at grass is sustainable

Economic modelling has confirmed that farmers operating a highly stocked, low concentrate milking system would be highly impacted by a...

January 18, 2021