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Creed presents EU Life Award to Burren Farmers

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, has presented the  Burren farming community with a special EU Life award to...

Applications for RDS forestry awards close this week

The RDS Forest and Woodland Awards competition is currently accepting applications for the 2017 awards – however, those interested in entering must inform the...

Dee Sewell asks Why People Are Freaking Out About the Harlequin Ladybird

Harlequin Ladybird: Image by Frank Hecker Alamy A few posts have popped into my Facebook timeline recently asking questions about the Harlequin Ladybird (H. axyridis),...

Focus on bees: send us your pictures!

Following the success of last week’s European Bee Week and, in particular, the exciting news that a broad coalition of stakeholders is coming together to...
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Creed announces 2017 Call for Research Proposals

Research community invited to undertake research aimed at addressing the major challenges facing the Agri-food and forestry sector   The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the...

UK Stakeholders position statement on 3G pitches

This position statement is the result of a collaboration between key stakeholders in response to questions and concerns regarding 'third generation' (3G) artificial grass...

Ways Farmers can help Bees

‘Bees need wildflowers on farms’ was the message from Teagasc and the Federation of Irish Beekeepers' Associations (FIBKA) at the Teagasc National Crops and...

Anatomy of a Protected Bike Lane

Have you ever pedalled along a real Protected Bike Lane? A bike lane separated from the stress of fast-paced streets filled with speeding motorists that...

Bee groups embrace new EU partnership: trust is the key

Beekeepers, scientists, policy-makers and other relevant parties are to set up a European bee partnership that could transform the way bee health is assessed...

Over 130 exhibitors now confirmed for Glas 2017

GLAS – Ireland’s number one amenity horticulture and sportsturf trade show is back in town boasting a new-look layout with over 130 exhibitors taking...