Agri Careers: horticulture students bring home bronze from Estonia
Sarah McIntosh
For the first time, two Teagasc students competed in the international Horti Challenge 2024 in Estonia, finishing in third place, writes Sarah McIntosh.
4 July 2024 News
Tipperary man is top soil farmer
The tillage farmer from Ardfinnan, Co Tipperary, was named soil farmer of the year at BASE Ireland's soil dependence day.
20 June 2024 News
Co Monaghan family wins Lakeland Dairies Milk Quality Awards
Brian, Gene and Gene (junior) McGinnity, who farm in partnership at Scotstown, Co Monaghan, took home the top prize.
Anna May McHugh awarded honorary degree from Trinity
McHugh 'the worthy recipient of countless honours for her 70 years of services rendered to Irish agriculture and culture'.
14 June 2024 News
Wild Atlantic Nature project wins major European award
A results-based project titled 'Wild Atlantic Nature' has won the 2024 EU Natura 2000 Award. Based in the northwest of the country, the pilot scheme led to the development of ACRES.
30 May 2024 News
Agri Careers: Kildare tillage farmer scoops Student of the Year
After following his gut, Tillage farmer Danny Doyle from Rathangan, Co. Kildare has been awarded this year’s Teagasc / FBD Student of the Year 2023 title, writes Sarah McIntosh.
29 May 2024 Careers
Kildare farmer crowned Teagasc/FBD student of the year
The Teagasc/FBD student of the year awards ceremony took place in the Heritage Hotel, Co Laois, on Tuesday night. Sarah McIntosh reports.
21 May 2024 News
Main RDS forestry awards go to Donegal, Cavan, Kilkenny and Cork
Winning entries beat off strong competition from forests in counties Wicklow, Laois, Waterford, Meath, Limerick and Louth.
15 May 2024 Forestry
Galway farmers win overall Aurivo milk quality award
Eight dairy farms were awarded by Aurivo for factors such as their dedication to animal welfare, sustainable farming practices and excellence in milk quality.
9 May 2024 l2
Lorna Twomey wins Teagasc Walsh scholars gold medal
Lorna Twomey from Cork has won the Teagasc Walsh scholars gold medal with her PhD on evaluating the effectiveness of minimum chlorate technologies.
9 May 2024 News
A special night at FBD National Hall of Fame awards
Shanon Kinahan was at the FBD National Hall of Fame awards in Athlone on Sunday night, where the top breeders in the bovine, equine and ovine industries were celebrated.
8 May 2024 Pedigree
Conifer trees 'driving' employment in rural areas
The "fixation" that big conifer forests are bad and broad leaf forests are good is the wrong view to have, consultant Henry Philips has said.
8 May 2024 Forestry