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GLDA International Seminar – GARDENING on the EDGE Rewilding Green Spaces

With two-thirds of Ireland’s population now living in urban areas, the “rewilding” of open spaces has become imperative to push back against a damaging...
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New principal appointed to Teagasc Kildalton College

Teagasc has appointed Tim Ashmore as the new Principal in the Teagasc Agricultural and Horticulture College in Kildalton, Pilltown, County Kilkenny. He takes over...
The MASTER research project, a Horizon 2020 Innovation Action, was launched at the Teagasc food research centre, Ashtown, Dublin today, Thursday 17th January. Pictured at the launch of the €11 million project were Professor Frank O Mara, Dr Sinead Waters, Dr Paul Cotter and Dr Fiona Brennan, Teagasc . This ambitious research project involves 31 leading European and international academic and industry teams with participants from 13 EU Member States, 2 Associated Countries and 1 international partner.

Master project receives €11 million euro in funding for microbiome applications for food chain...

The MASTER project is a Horizon 2020 Innovation Action being coordinated by Dr. Paul Cotter at Teagasc, which has received EU funding of nearly...
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Nominations sought for GBIF’s 2019 Young Researcher Award – Biodiversity Ireland

The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) has issued invitations for nominations for the 2019 Young Researchers Award.  The annual programme aims to foster innovative...
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Nationwide series of one-to-one Forestry Advisory Clinics

Teagasc has organised a nationwide series of personalised Forestry Advisory Clinics between 21 January and 1 February promoting the establishment of forestry...

Labour in Horticulture (16 January)

This is a common concern for all sectors of horticulture. The seminar will see speakers from a number of key areas address labour...
Launch of new EU project to explore digital technologies for farm advisors

Launch of new EU project to explore digital technologies for farm advisors

European agriculture is facing critical challenges over the coming decades, particularly the sustainability of food production. A five year EU Horizon 2020...
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Doyle welcomes UN International Year of Plant Health 2020 adoption

Watch the International Year of Plant Health video. Andrew Doyle TD, Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food...
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Food Dudes programme – targets 100,000 school children in the current school year

The Food Dudes programme is a school based behaviour changing programme which encourages school children to taste and consume fruit and vegetables...
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...