food

The GMO debate continues – Bord Bia

Siobhan Bradley, Origin Green Ambassador As the public perception of GMO foods in Europe become increasingly negative, many countries including France, Germany, Austria and Luxembourg...
Pictured from L to R were: Alan Farrell, Galway County Council; Mary Ryan Teagasc; Sinead Hennessy Fáilte Ireland; Hans Embacher, Holiday on the Farm Austria and Barry Caslin Teagasc, at the Teagasc / Galway County Council Agri-Tourism Conference 2018 in association with Fáilte Ireland in the Shearwater Hotel Ballinasloe Co. Galway.

Agri-tourism 2018 – promising perspectives of attracting international visitors in rural areas

An Agri-tourism conference is taking place in the Shearwater Hotel, Ballinasloe today, Monday, 15 October to highlight opportunities for farm families in developing an...

The challenge of greening old cities is addressed at AIPH International Green City Conference,...

The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) held its International Green City Conference on 19th September 2018 in Padova, to address the challenge of greening...
Liz Bonnin, Biochemist and BBC TV presenter (left) with Aileen O’Sullivan, Coillte Ecologist and Ciaran Fallon, Head of External Affairs at Coillte (right), pictured at the Biodiversity at Coillte event 2018, in the Science Gallery, Trinity College Dublin. Pic. Robbie Reynolds

Coillte highlights the need for long-term investment into key biodiversity sites

Coillte launches ‘BioClass’, a new tool for recording and reporting biodiversity areas of value on the Coillte estate Since 2000, Coillte has restored...
World Floral Exposition in 2018

Green city promoted through AIPH/COA ‘Community Garden’ at Taichung World Floral Expo 2018

The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) has commissioned the multi-award-winning garden design and landscape architecture practice Lotus Design Studio to design and create...
plastic

Plastic under pressure – Bord Bia

Maureen Gahan, Foodservice Specialist, Bord Bia – Irish Food Board Ireland’s first plastic-free café opened last week in University College Cork. All plastic drink bottles have...

Terra Soil launched: Geological Survey Ireland and Teagasc commence collaborative soil research project to...

Today, Geological Survey Ireland and Teagasc have announced the start of a significant collaborative research project called Terra Soil. Terra Soil is the first research...
Glee New Products Judging (courtesy of GTN) 2

Glee New Product Awards 2018 – Winners announced

Eleven ground-breaking new garden products have been confirmed as the winners of the coveted Glee New Product Awards 2018, at a special award presentation organised...
Judging underway in the marquee at the Phoenix Park Honey Show 2017. OPW.

OPW promises a ‘buzzing time’ at the Honey Show

The Office of Public Works (OPW) is delighted to announce that the Annual Phoenix Park Honey Show, in association with the Federation of Irish...
CAFRE adviser Trevor Alcorn discussing the alleviation of compaction.

Valuable soils need protection – CAFRE

Healthy soils are the engine driving crop and forage production on your farm. Recent wet summers, mild winters and modern farming techniques are having...

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