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Articles Tagged ‘Food Wise 2025’

A commitment to the tillage sector


Challenging grain prices and some adverse weather conditions have resulted in a number of difficult years for the tillage sector, as this update from the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine explains.

Carlow IT launches first BSc. (Hons) in Brewing and Distilling


The Institute of Technology Carlow has launched the country’s first Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree programme in Brewing and Distilling. The programme is the first of its kind on the island of Ireland and the result of two years of research and development by Institute of Technology Carlow that has included consultation with industry, representative organisations, national bodies and government.

DAFM focuses on Brexit preparation at Food Wise 2025 meeting






Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed chaired the 16th meeting of the Food Wise 2025 High Level Implementation Committee (HLIC), recently, where Brexit, competitiveness and the ‘People in Dairy Action Plan’ were discussed.

Dairy Forum forecasts cautious optimism for 2017


Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed hosted his second meeting of the Dairy Forum today, with key stakeholders from the Irish dairy sector. The forum meets a commitment in the current Programme for Government and addresses the need for a collaborative strategic approach to the issues facing the sector including market volatility.

Farm profitability key to new strategy – IFA



Following the launch of Food Wise 2025, Irish Farmers' Association (IFA) president Eddie Downey said that for the new agri-strategy to succeed, farmers will have to be properly rewarded for their work and investment.

IFA welcomes Broadband Intervention Strategy

IFA welcomes Broadband Intervention Strategy

Welcoming the launch of a National Broadband Intervention Strategy, IFA general secretary Pat Smith said it was very important to deliver the roll-out within the shortest timeframe possible.

Minister announces Food Wise conference


The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine will host a conference, entitled 'Food Wise: Challenge, Ambition, Opportunity', in Croke Park on December 4.

New 10-year strategy for agri-food sector

Food Wise 2025


'Food Wise 2025,' Ireland's new 10-year strategy for the agri-food sector, projects agri-food exports to increase to €19bn with the creation of 23,000 new jobs by 2025.