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Forest Management Walks; see management in action!

A nationwide series of forest walks will take place from 29 April to 10 May focusing on the management of young forests. These events...
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Hope being supplied by the young – Stiofán Nutty

The growing threats of Climate Change and biodiversity loss depress me but during March, I’ve been lifted by the energy and fight shown by...
Group photo of the AIPH Sustainability Conference speakers and panel guests: Back left to right: Peter Vaughan, Jose van der Klauw, Jeroen Oudheusden, Middle row left to right: Johan Thans, Dr David Bek, Brett Avery, Elise Wieringa, Tim Briercliffe, Bottom left to right: Professor Charles Hall, Sven Hoping, Martin Simmons.

Key industry stakeholder discuss plastics in ornamental horticulture

On 2nd April 2019, the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) brought together key industry players in the coastal town of Noordwijk, the Netherlands, for...
Photo of some of the speakers at the event in Ashtown. L-R Stephen Alexander, Teagasc; Paddy Phelan, 3CEA; Annabel Finnegan, DAFM; Dermot Callaghan, Teagasc; Michelle Kearney, DAFM; Barry Caslin, Teagasc; Tommy O’Shea (O’Shea Farms).

Teagasc horticultural Energy event 2019

A timely Energy 2019 event, targeted at horticultural growers, took place recently, Wednesday 3 April at Teagasc Ashtown, Dublin. The well-attended seminar, which attracted...
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Elements of Change Festival

Reimagining our future to sustain happier, healthier communities With the challenges facing us, many movements, organisations and individuals are calling for sustainable change. Alongside global...

Energy in Horticulture event – Teagasc

Date: 3rd April Event Time: 9:30am Venue: Teagasc Food Research Centre, Ashtown, Dublin 15, D15 DY05 This event is to update the industry in aspects of energy use...
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National Tree Week

National Tree Week takes place from 31 March to 7 April. Tree Week, organised by Tree Council of Ireland since 1985, is a week-long...
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Grass as an important source of biomass

Is grass more than it seems? This was a question addressed by a group of specialists from New Zealand, Denmark and Ireland during a...
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Teagasc marks International Day of the Forests

Today, Thursday, 21 March is ‘International Day of Forests’ and Teagasc are highlighting the multiple benefits of well-sited and sustainably managed forests and woodlands,...

€10m available to fund on-farm renewables

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., today announced a series of exciting new grants available for Irish farms under...