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Saturday, January 20, 2018

Talking Hardwoods event 2017

Many new broadleaf woodlands have been planted in Ireland since the early 1990s. These hardwoods are now gradually coming into production. It is therefore timely...

Pyrrolizidine alkaloids in tea, herbal infusions and food supplements

Exposure to pyrrolizidine alkaloids in food, in particular for frequent and high consumers of tea and herbal infusions, is a possible long-term concern for...

Neonicotinoids: update on risks to bees due early next year by EFSA

EFSA’s updated risk assessments on the potential risks to bees from neonicotinoid pesticides will be finalised in February 2018. The assessments for clothianidin, imidacloprid, and...

Ways Farmers can help Bees

‘Bees need wildflowers on farms’ was the message from Teagasc and the Federation of Irish Beekeepers' Associations (FIBKA) at the Teagasc National Crops and...

Minister Ring launches Clare Rural Development Strategy 2026

Clare has become the first county to launch a rural development strategy following the Government’s Action Plan for Rural Development. Michael Ring, T.D., Minister for...

The Future of Food and Farming – EU Commission

The EU's farm sector and rural areas are major players in terms of the Union's well-being and its future. EU agriculture is one of...

Anatomy of a Protected Bike Lane

Have you ever pedalled along a real Protected Bike Lane? A bike lane separated from the stress of fast-paced streets filled with speeding motorists that...

Who’s afraid of GDPR?

Paul Grant, Marketing Department, Bord Bia – Irish Food Board ‘General Data Protection Regulation’ are four words that strike terror into the hearts of most...

Thousands attend Energy in Agriculture 2017 Event

‘Energy In Agriculture 2017’ was officially opened by Denis Naughten TD, Minister for Communications, Climate Action and the Environment, on Tuesday, 22 August. Thousands...

Dee Sewell gives 10 examples of social enterprise in horticulture

“A social enterprise is like any other business. It works to deliver goods and services to make a profit. The difference is, it is...
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