The Agricultural Science Association (ASA) has launched a development programme which aims to enhance the critical leadership skills and behaviours of professionals working within the Irish agri-food sector.
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD has signed a three-year Strategic Partnership Agreement with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), pledging €70m in funding to the World Food Programme (WFP) for the period 2019-2021.
The Macra na Feirme Rural Youth Committee has announced it has begun a nationwide consultation with Macra members to develop a comprehensive overview of issues young people are facing in rural Ireland and how those challenges can be overcome.
Minster of State with responsibility for Organics at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Andrew Doyle T.D., has announced that 2018 advance payments for farmers in the Organic Farming Scheme will commence this Friday, 7 December.
Safeguarding The Future Of Farming – which took place in April of this year in association with FBD Insurance and the Health and Safety Authority, and was organised by Full House Events – has taken the title of 'Event of the Year' in the Business Media category at the Magazines Ireland Awards.