Plant scientists to meet in Carlow


‘Harnessing plants for a better society, economy, and environment’ is the theme for this year’s Irish Plant Scientists’ Association Meeting (IPSAM), which will take place at the Institute of Technology Carlow from 25th - 27th  June. The meeting is jointly organised by enviroCORE at Institute of Technology Carlow and the Teagasc Crop Science Department in Oak Park.

Call for food companies to avail of LEADER funding in Cork


A number of food producers in West and South Cork have benefited from a LEADER initiative that provides up to €200,000 in funding for artisan food companies and food start-ups.  Managed by SECAD and supported by Cork County Council, the programme has invested €300,000 this year in six Cork companies, and SECAD is shouting out to food producers to avail of this excellent funding opportunity.