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Dr Alan Sloane, UCC; Dr James McIntosh, safefood; Prof. Gerry Boyle, Teagasc; Dr Seamus O’Reilly, UCC; Ron McNaughton, Food Standards Scotland and Prof. Maeve Henchion, Teagasc at “Food supply chain integrity on the island of Ireland: the potential of blockchain technology” seminar at Teagasc Ashtown.

Blockchain technology can play a key role in protecting food integrity

Increasing globalisation, and pressures to reduce costs and improve efficiencies, has increased food supply chain complexity, and given rise to concerns about...
Minister for State at the Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine with responsibility for Forestry, Andrew Doyle T.D, pictures with the COFORD Council, a stakeholder-led advisory body to the Department of Agriculture,Food and the Marine on matters related to forestry.

Doyle presented with a series of COFORD publications

Minister for State at the Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine with responsibility for Forestry, Andrew Doyle T.D, was today presented...
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Deadline for 2019 Scheme of Investment Aid for the Development of the Commercial Horticulture...

The Scheme of Investment Aid for the Development of the Commercial Horticulture Sector grant aids capital investments in specialised plant and equipment in the...
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Christmasworld international trade fair for seasonal and festive decorations

Christmasworld is the world’s biggest trend and order platform for the international seasonal and festive decoration sector – and therefore the perfect...
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DAFM scheme of investment aid for commercial horticulture sector 2019

As part of the recent October budget, a provision was made for a horticultural grants scheme for 2019. This scheme is a...
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Mushrooms complement everything – Bord Bia

The €2,050,000 ‘Mushrooms Complement Everything’ campaign over three years commenced in April. It runs in the UK and Ireland, and is very...
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FloralandPlants invests €200,000 in the truck fleet and brand new webshop

Increasing levels of business have allowed the business to invest in new software for their already leading webshop. It offers various forms...
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Retail Gardening: Swedish retailers are starting to grow herbs under their stores – Bord...

William McGrath, Amsterdam Office, Bord Bia – Irish Food Board As Ron Finley once said in his Ted Talk...
GEOFFREY WRIGHT WINS ITB ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN HORTICULTURE AWARD SPONSORED BY WESTLAND HORTICULTURE

Geoffrey Wright wins ITB academic excellence in horticulture award sponsored by Westland horticulture

This award, consisting of a bog oak perpetual trophy, cash prize and certificate is presented to the student in the final year...
DAFM HIGHLIGHTING PLANT HEALTH & BIO-SECURITY WITH PUBLIC AWARENESS RAISING CAMPAIGN

DAFM highlighting plant health & bio-security with public awareness raising campaign

As part of the Departments Plant Health Strategy, the "Don't Risk it!" plant health and biosecurity awareness raising a campaign was launched...


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LANDSCAPE

Geaney and O’Neill offering a full range of equipment for year-round turfcare

Geaney and O'Neill has been in business over 40 years experience in the sale and servicing of turf care equipment. Two products in the...
‘GARDENING ON THE EDGE’ – Rewilding green spaces

GLDA international seminar 2019 speaker line-up announced

The title of the 2019 event is ‘GARDENING ON THE EDGE’ – Rewilding green spaces. The statistics are stark - Wild animal populations have...

GARDEN RETAIL

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Christmasworld international trade fair for seasonal and festive decorations

Christmasworld is the world’s biggest trend and order platform for the international seasonal and festive decoration sector – and therefore the perfect...
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FloralandPlants invests €200,000 in the truck fleet and brand new webshop

Increasing levels of business have allowed the business to invest in new software for their already leading webshop. It offers various forms...

ORNAMENTALS

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Christmasworld international trade fair for seasonal and festive decorations

Christmasworld is the world’s biggest trend and order platform for the international seasonal and festive decoration sector – and therefore the perfect...
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Enagh Farrell launches ‘Winter Trees’ range of cards for Christmas

The front cover of this edition of HC feature’s a drawing by Enagh Farrell. She works mostly in pencil, pen, watercolour and acrylic but...

FRESH PRODUCE

Dr Alan Sloane, UCC; Dr James McIntosh, safefood; Prof. Gerry Boyle, Teagasc; Dr Seamus O’Reilly, UCC; Ron McNaughton, Food Standards Scotland and Prof. Maeve Henchion, Teagasc at “Food supply chain integrity on the island of Ireland: the potential of blockchain technology” seminar at Teagasc Ashtown.

Blockchain technology can play a key role in protecting food integrity

Increasing globalisation, and pressures to reduce costs and improve efficiencies, has increased food supply chain complexity, and given rise to concerns about...
dafm.logo

Deadline for 2019 Scheme of Investment Aid for the Development of the Commercial Horticulture...

The Scheme of Investment Aid for the Development of the Commercial Horticulture Sector grant aids capital investments in specialised plant and equipment in the...

SPORTS TURF

Geaney and O’Neill offering a full range of equipment for year-round turfcare

Geaney and O'Neill has been in business over 40 years experience in the sale and servicing of turf care equipment. Two products in the...
SALTEX 2018 – shaping the future of groundscare.

SALTEX 2018 – shaping the future of groundscare

From robotics to hybrid mowers and digital apps, ground-breaking ideas to thought-provoking debates, career-enhancing advice to limitless opportunities; the recent SALTEX 2018 at the...

EDUCATION

GEOFFREY WRIGHT WINS ITB ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN HORTICULTURE AWARD SPONSORED BY WESTLAND HORTICULTURE

Geoffrey Wright wins ITB academic excellence in horticulture award sponsored by Westland horticulture

This award, consisting of a bog oak perpetual trophy, cash prize and certificate is presented to the student in the final year...
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Five highly cited researchers at Teagasc named in Global Highly Cited Researchers 2018 List

Five Teagasc researchers have been named in the annual Highly Cited Researchers 2018 List. Now in its fifth year, the citation analysis identifies influential...

ENVIRONMENT

Minister for State at the Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine with responsibility for Forestry, Andrew Doyle T.D, pictures with the COFORD Council, a stakeholder-led advisory body to the Department of Agriculture,Food and the Marine on matters related to forestry.

Doyle presented with a series of COFORD publications

Minister for State at the Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine with responsibility for Forestry, Andrew Doyle T.D, was today presented...
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Minister Bruton welcomes overall reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, recognises need to step up...

The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and the Environment, Richard Bruton T.D. today (Wednesday the 5th of December) welcomed a report by the...
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Grow Observatory mobilises communities around Europe on World Soil Day for climate action

In a changing climate, soil health matters. Communities across Europe involved in the GROW Observatory are highlighting the importance of this precious...

MACHINERY

Geaney and O’Neill offering a full range of equipment for year-round turfcare

Geaney and O'Neill has been in business over 40 years experience in the sale and servicing of turf care equipment. Two products in the...
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New John Deere mower at BTME 2019

Featuring the same advanced technology as John Deere’s award-winning A Model family of fairway, rough and trim & surrounds mowers, the new 6000A Series...
SALTEX 2018 – shaping the future of groundscare.

SALTEX 2018 – shaping the future of groundscare

From robotics to hybrid mowers and digital apps, ground-breaking ideas to thought-provoking debates, career-enhancing advice to limitless opportunities; the recent SALTEX 2018 at the...