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Mushrooms complement everything – Bord Bia

The €2,050,000 ‘Mushrooms Complement Everything’ campaign over three years commenced in April. It runs in the UK and Ireland, and is very...
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Retail Gardening: Swedish retailers are starting to grow herbs under their stores – Bord...

William McGrath, Amsterdam Office, Bord Bia – Irish Food Board As Ron Finley once said in his Ted Talk...
DAFM HIGHLIGHTING PLANT HEALTH & BIO-SECURITY WITH PUBLIC AWARENESS RAISING CAMPAIGN

DAFM highlighting plant health & bio-security with public awareness raising campaign

As part of the Departments Plant Health Strategy, the "Don't Risk it!" plant health and biosecurity awareness raising a campaign was launched...
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Mushroom research – Teagasc

Eoin O’Connor is a Teagasc Walsh Fellow in the final year of his Ph.D. studies, which are being done in collaboration with Teagasc’s Mushroom...
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Grant opportunities for 2019 from Bord Bia

Bord Bia provides financial support to Irish food, drink and horticulture companies through our Marketing Assistance and Step Change programmes. Both initiatives can enhance the...
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Labour shortages in horticulture – Teagasc

Following an initial survey in January 2018 on labour shortages in horticulture, Teagasc Horticulture Development Department commissioned a detailed report on the horticultural labour...
PICTURED AT THE SOFT FRUIT CONFERENCE IN TEAGASC ASHTOWN RECENTLY, L-R, EAMONN KEHOE, GARY MCCARTHY, MICHAEL GAFFNEY, LORCAN BOURKE, KEES VAN GIESSEN, JOHAN AELTERMAN, DERMOT CALLAGHAN

Soft fruit season update – Teagasc

This year will be remembered as a challenging soft fruit season. Combined with structural damage for some from the snow in March and a...
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Grow Observatory mobilises communities around Europe on World Soil Day for climate action

In a changing climate, soil health matters. Communities across Europe involved in the GROW Observatory are highlighting the importance of this precious...
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Plastic packaging – Bord Bia

THE HOT TOPIC The topic of plastic waste has come to the forefront of the minds of both businesses and consumers both in Ireland and...
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Wrapping up a sustainable future – Bord Bia

Gill Higgins, Origin Green Ambassador, London Last week Whole Foods published its food trend predictions for 2019, among the top 10 being the emergence of new forms...