Research drivers l Dermot Callaghan | Teagasc

It was interesting to read a recent research prioritisation document from the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation which identified exciting new opportunities including...

HC Advise – Get the best for your business at GLAS 2018

Whether you are a retailer or a wholesaler, there are many advantages to attending trade shows. It’s amazing how shortsighted some business owners can...

HC Advise – Why it makes good business sense to let staff attend trade...

In any business, you spend a lot of time and effort in training your team, and rightly so. Just like any infrastructure spend, it...
Admiring tomato varieties in the new glasshouse during the recent opening; Professor Gerry Boyle (Teagasc director), minister Andrew Doyle TD, Dr. Noel Cawley (Teagasc authority chairman)

Horticulture research boost at Teagasc Ashtown – Teagasc

Teagasc's new development of horticulture, forestry and education facilities at its campus in Ashtown, Dublin were officially opened on Thursday, 17 May by Andrew...

HC Advise – Top DO’S & DON’TS for exhibitors

The most important thing to remember when you are staffing a trade show booth is that you represent your company. Everything you do and...
ITB student working with plants

Speak to the ITB education team about upskilling opportunities in horticulture – GLAS stand...

ITB is currently accepting applications for the part-time courses in horticulture on offer at the college, with classes scheduled to begin in mid-September 2018....
The Learning Theatres lineup at GLAS

Teagasc sponsors Learning Theatre at GLAS 2018 – GLAS stand L18

Teagasc’s John Mulhern tells HC, “We are very aware of labour shortages in the industry, and through the apprenticeship model we hope to provide...
A garden

Become a Social and Therapeutic Horticulture Practitioner

Would you like to become a Social and Therapeutic Horticulture Practitioner to benefit others? Would you like to learn how to harness and maximise the...
ITB student working with plants

Student work placement at ITB horticulture

ITB’s second-year Horticulture students are currently on work placement with a wide range of Horticultural businesses in Ireland and further afield. Work placement is...


Organic training courses – Teagasc

A 25-hour FETAC Level 5 ‘Introduction to Organic Production’ course must be completed before acceptance into the Organic Farming Scheme. On completion of the course,...