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Ensuring the Continued Success of the Bioeconomy in Ireland: Progressing &...

“The bioeconomy is a transition requiring a transition” says Teagasc researcher Dr. Maeve Henchion, co-organiser of “Ensuring the Continued Success of the Bioeconomy in...

Labour – Shortage and costs – Teagasc

Wage bills will be in sharp focus with the minimum wage increase to €9.55 per hour from €9.25, since the start of January. Speaking with growers many...

Organic Horticulture Apprenticeship Scheme now open for 2018

The Organic Growers of Ireland (OGI) are now seeking applications for the 2018 Organic Horticulture Apprenticeship Scheme. To find out how the programme operates including...

Graduate Specialists – Inspector Grade III

College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE), Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) Require Graduate Specialists, Inspector Grade III Reference Number: IRC225172 – Horticulture Salary: Inspector Grade...

Creed opens €25m Hen Harrier Programme

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., recently announced the opening of the new €25m Hen Harrier Programme under Ireland’s...

The Wellwood Centre,The story so far…Greenside Up

Last year I attended a silent meditation and mindfulness weekend at The Wellwood Centre, a holistic enterprise close to Bagenalstown in County Carlow and just a...

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...

German Political Storm around Glyphosate Issue

Donal Denvir, Düsseldorf Office, Bord Bia – Irish Food Board A major political row has erupted in Germany around the use of the herbicide, glyphosate....

Glyphosate decision welcome news for UK, NFU says

The uncertainty surrounding the future of glyphosate has finally ended after EU member states voted to reauthorise its use for five years. At a meeting...

Food Wise Conference 2017: Challenge, Ambition, Opportunity “Ní neart go cur...

Commenting at the end of the Food Wise 2017 conference, which saw over 500 stakeholders gather in Croke Park to discuss the strategy for...
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