Jason Podris, College Advisory Group and Head Greenkeeper at Fortwilliam GC, Wendy Coles R&A; Callum Burnside, R&A Scholar and Paul Mooney head of Horticulture, CAFRE.

R&A Greenkeeping Scholarship a first for Callum

The College of Agriculture, Food & Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) student Callum Burnside from Carrickfergus is the first Northern Ireland student to be awarded an...
Pots on trolley with IHNSA's new 'Plant me Now!' labels, at IHNSA Trolley Fair

IHNSA Trolley Fairs 2019

Fair One: Tuesday, 5th March Fair Two: Tuesday, 2nd April A crop of special offers for your Garden Centre Venue Fair 1: Uniplumo Ltd, Wyestown, Oldtown, Co Dublin, A45...
My Presentation to “Planning for Labour Supply” HIF Seminar January 16 2019

May you live in interesting times… – Stiofán Nutty

Some patchy light rain or drizzle in Atlantic coastal counties today. Dry elsewhere if mostly cloudy but the cloud cover will tend to thin...
Glee at Spring Fair 2019 - New Product Showcase winners (Image credit - Garden Trade News)

Winners of the 2019 Glee at Spring Fair New Product Showcase Awards

The winner and runners-up in the Glee at Spring Fair New Product Showcase Awards have revealed how the event helped to champion their latest products,...

Spring Summer 2019 Workshop Programme – Biodiversity Ireland

Spring has arrived, and with it, the National Biodiversity Data Centre is pleased to bring you our Spring Summer 2019 Workshop Programme. The delivery of...

Health trends for 2019 – Bord Bia

Amy Bond, Assistant Librarian and Information Specialist, Bord Bia - The Irish Food Board As outlined in Bord Bia’s Consumer Lifestyle Trends, Health and Wellbeing...

Gender-SMART | A European partnership on gender issues in agricultural and life sciences

Nine European partners in the Gender-SMART project, who all work in agricultural and life sciences, are under starter's orders. As part of the project,...
video momentum

Brand Forum: Video Momentum – Bord Bia

The Brand Forum Team, Bord Bia – Irish Food Board Video is increasingly generating momentum when it comes to consumers consuming content online and this...
Pictured at the launch of Agri Aware’s Incredible Edibles healthy eating initiative are (L-R) Minister of State for Health Promotion, Catherine Byrne T.D; Alan Jagoe, Chairman, Agri and Deirdre O’Shea, Executive Director Agri Aware with second class pupils from St. Louise De Marillac School, Ballyfermot, Dublin. The Incredible Edibles project aims to educate students about growing fruit and vegetables and to increase their knowledge of food origin and quality. It also highlights the important role that fresh, Irish produce plays in a healthy balanced diet and the importance of consuming at least five to seven portions of fruit and vegetables each day. For more information or to register visit :www.incredibleedibles.ie Photograph: Pat Moore

Agri Aware’s Incredible Edibles Healthy Eating initiative launched

Agri Aware the Irish agri-food educational body have this week launched their healthy eating programme Incredible Edibles with the help of the Minister of...

Briers acquired by Smart Garden Products

Smart Garden Products has announced the purchase of Briers, the leading glove supplier, from administrators. The business had been suffering cashflow problems and having failed...


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