To mark the 70th anniversary of Macra na Feirme and the launch of Herdwatch, Farm Relief Services (FRS) presented Macra's Agricultural Affairs Committee members with a free one-year subscription to their mobile herd manager at the committees' recent meeting in Co. Laois.
Kerrygold has announced a three-year title sponsorship for the Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food & Wine.
Professor Gerry Boyle, Director of Teagasc, the Agricultural Research and Training Authority, has said that European opposition to genetically modified food research is ''profoundly regrettable''.
A year on from the horsemeat scandal and its legacy is back to bite beef farmers it would seem.
Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton is back in the cattle business.
Éamon Ó Cúiv, Galway West TD, Fianna Fail’s Agriculture spokesperson, has called for the appointment of a regulator for the beef sector.
Kerry Group recently reported revenues of €5.8bn for 2013, which it says reflects a 4.6 per cent underlying sales growth.
Last month, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney presented the 2014 RDS Champion of Champions Awards