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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Organic farming and birds video from IFOAM ORGANICS – Irish Organic Association

IFOAM Organics have released a gorgeous video on the decline of farmland birds, great for adults and children alike!

DAFM – International Year of Plant Health 2020 (IYPH 2020)

Healthy plants constitute the foundation for all life on earth, making up the oxygen we breathe and over 80% of the food we eat....

Minister Creed announces new research grant awards An investment of €20 million in...

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, TD, today announced awards of almost €20 million in funding across 38  research projects...

Government to Take Radical Action on Plastics, Food Waste and Packaging

The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Richard Bruton T.D. today (Monday the 16th of September) announced that he will bring forward a number...

Butterfly Bash 2019 – Laois take top position for the 2nd year running

Congratulations go to Laois for the 2nd year running for coming top of the table of counties recording butterflies during this the 2019 Butterfly...

Food Security Risk Ratchets Up – Stiofán Nutty

As the prorogation of parliament in Westminster yesterday increases the prospect of a no-deal Brexit, it was interesting last Sunday to hear a retail...
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Doyle announces commencement of 2019 Forestry Premiums – €26m paid to almost 5,000 forest...

Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Andrew Doyle, T.D., today announced the commencement of the 2019...
UN 2020 IYPH

AIPH welcomes UN resolution proclaiming 2020 the International Year of Plant Health

The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) welcomes the UN’s proclamation that 2020 will be the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH)....

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...
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and Marine Micheal Creed TD (centre) with Dr Fergal Monaghaan, project manager Hen Harrier project and Jack Lynch, Farm owner Cardowmey, Macroom

Creed welcomes commencement of 2018 farmer payments under the Hen Harrier Programme and the...

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, has welcomed the commencement of payments to farmers under the Hen Harrier Programme....