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NFU head lands Tesco agri director job

NFU head lands Tesco agri director job

Tesco has announced the appointment of Tom Hind as its new agriculture director. Hind, who has more than 15 years...

July 3, 2013

Dairy Industry post-quota

Dairy Industry post-quota

A major Teagasc Open Day for the Irish dairy industry will take place in Teagasc Moorepark, Fermoy, County Cork today. The...

July 3, 2013

Fodder alert from Teagasc

Fodder alert from Teagasc

All farmers are urged to do a fodder budget for next winter immediately, according to Teagasc this afternoon. Most first...

July 2, 2013

Agri-food trade mission to Switzerland

Agri-food trade mission to Switzerland

Leading a strong trade mission , including Enterprise Ireland and Bord Bia, Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney TD will meet major...

July 2, 2013

No impact from salmon farming on wild stocks, IFA claims

No impact from salmon farming on wild stocks, IFA claims

On the publication of a peer-reviewed scientific paper claiming a lack of evidence of negative impacts on wild salmon stocks...

July 2, 2013

Battle of the bog

Battle of the bog

We have taken turf from a bog for generations. I am told we have turbary rights. What are turbary rights? ...

July 2, 2013

Farm income falls

Farm income falls

Latest figures from the Central Statistics Office’s (CSO) show an annual decrease of 7.5 per cent in farm income. This...

July 2, 2013

Best Kept Town winners, Castlecoote scoops first prize

Best Kept Town winners, Castlecoote scoops first prize

UPDATE: Castlecoote, Co Roscommon is the overall winner of Ireland’s Best Kept Town competition 2013. The results were announced this...

July 2, 2013

Chinese food market – Bord Bia

Chinese food market – Bord Bia

Some insights from Paula Donoghue, Brand Manager, Bord Bia One of America’s favourites the Oreo cookie was first created back in...

July 2, 2013

JFC innovation/ Irish Farmers Journal

JFC innovation/ Irish Farmers Journal

Video highlights of the recent JFC Innovation Awards for Rural Business, run in conjunction with Teagasc, the Irish Farmers Journal and the...

July 2, 2013

Moorepark splash of success with milk tool

Moorepark splash of success with milk tool

A new tool to improve milk quality standards has recently been developed at Teagasc, Moorepark. It comprises a series of...

July 2, 2013

What is an active farmer? ICMSA

What is an active farmer? ICMSA

The President of Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers Association (ICMSA) John Comer said the outline Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) agreement communicated...

July 2, 2013

National fodder audit under way today

National fodder audit under way today

Every farmer should put a good fodder and financial plan in place now to get through next winter. This has...

July 1, 2013

New dawn with Horizon 2020

New dawn with Horizon 2020

Teagasc this afternoon  welcomed the conclusion of negotiations on Horizon 2020, which took place during the Irish Presidency of the...

July 1, 2013

The Farm has highest rate of occupational death

The Farm has highest rate of occupational death

The principal driver of good health and safety management on farms is taking ongoing preventative action. This was the message...

July 1, 2013

Prof Walls steals the Virginia Show

Prof Walls steals the Virginia Show

Prof Patrick Wall, associate professor of public health in University College Dublin’s School of Public Health and Population Sciences, and...

July 1, 2013

Agri-food chain review

Agri-food chain review

A review of agri-food chain regulations in Ireland is under way. The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) today announced...

July 1, 2013

High fuel prices as trucker tax break under way

High fuel prices as trucker tax break under way

High fuel prices places Irish industries at a disadvantage in comparison with other European countries. This is according to Kildare...

July 1, 2013