Teagasc Announces Master Class in Farm Infrastructure

A new initiative which aims to support professionals involved in farm infrastructure development has been launched by Teagasc. The Master Class in Farm Infrastructure, which takes place on 15th November in Teagasc Oak Park, has been designed to provide professionals working in farm lending, accountancy, insurance, local authorities and other related professions with a working […]

Hedgerows fit for Birds and Bees

‘Teagasc Hedgerow Week 2019’ was officially launched on Monday, 21 October by Andrew Doyle TD, Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, at the Teagasc Kildalton Agriculture and Horticulture College. During the week, Teagasc will hold events for machinery contractors and farmers, as well as engaging with other stakeholders with […]

Agri–Environment Conference focusses on Biodiversity, Water Quality and Reducing Emissions

Agriculture is currently facing a number of environmental challenges relating to biodiversity, water quality and reducing both greenhouse gas and ammonia emissions. That was the clear message at the National Agri–Environment conference, organised by Teagasc, which took place in Tullamore, County Offaly, on Thursday, 17 October. Pat Murphy, Head of the Teagasc Environment Knowledge Transfer […]

Ifac encourages Tipperary farming parents to face up to cost of third level education

Current estimated financial burden at €40k per student   Ifac, the farming, food and agribusiness professional services firm, is urging farming parents in Tipperary to take steps now to save for their children’s third level education costs.   The estimated cost per year is around €10k per student. This is made up of a mandatory student contribution […]

Teagasc leads the fight against Ash Dieback – Discover Teagasc’s forest research on 16th Oct in Carlow

The Teagasc Forestry Development Department is organising a Teagasc Forest Research Day for tomorrow, Wednesday, 16 October 2019 at Teagasc, Oak Park, Carlow. The aim is to showcase forest research within Teagasc. Important research into ash dieback will feature prominently. Ash dieback is a serious fungal disease of ash trees. It has spread rapidly across […]

Forest Assets Roadshow – Learn What Your Forest Is Worth

IFA and Western Forestry Co-operative announce the “Value Your Forest Asset” roadshow, a series of meetings taking place in October and November. The aim of these events is to increase farmers’ understanding of the value of their forest asset and how best to optimise returns.   IFA Farm Forestry Chair, Vincent Nally said that many […]

Successors of Tipperary farm businesses could face costly legal and tax issues

Ifac advises Tipperary farm families on how to avoid nasty tax surprises   The professional services firm for the farming, food and agribusiness sector, ifac (www.ifac.ie), is advising Tipperary farm families to start succession planning – not only to protect the future wellbeing of their families but also to deliver financial benefits for their successor, prevent family disputes, and avoid unexpected […]

Dovea Genetics Presents Proceeds of ‘Dovea Straws for Action’ to Embrace FARM

Dovea Genetics presented a cheque for €19,879 to Embrace FARM during the 2019 Ploughing Championships. The cheque was the proceeds of ‘Dovea Straws For Action’ which saw Dovea Genetics donate €1 from each semen straw sold off their high EBI bull Beechnut Dovea (FR4673) and the Limousin bull Ewdenvale Ivor (LM2014) from the 1st January […]

IFA Presidential candidate secures nominations for election

IFA Presidential Candidate and National Treasurer Tim Cullinan confirmed today that he has secured nominations for the election for presidency of the association from six counties, the maximum permitted under IFA rules to run for the leadership of the organisation. Mr Cullinan thanked the counties that nominated him for the highest office in the Association and […]

Tipperary’s Woodco Renewable Energy wins at Enterprise Ireland Innovation Arena Awards 2019 at National Ploughing Championships

From new machinery to cow recognition software solutions for farmers, the most innovative Irish agri-tech and agri-engineering products were named this evening by Enterprise Ireland CEO Julie Sinnamon and National Ploughing Association Managing Director Anna May McHugh. They presented the 2019 Enterprise Ireland Innovation Arena Awards at an international networking event, ahead of tomorrow’s National […]

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