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NI farm trials to test willow’s ability to reduce methane emissions

NI farm trials to test willow’s ability to reduce methane emissions

Farm trials investigating the potential of willow to reduce livestock methane emissions are to begin in Northern Ireland in the...

October 6, 2021

Belfast-based IGFS to join UN research group

Belfast-based IGFS to join UN research group

Northern Ireland’s Institute of Global Food Security (IGFS) has been recognised for the quality of its science by a United Nations...

March 8, 2021

New research reveals 40% drop in UK pig farming carbon footprint

New research reveals 40% drop in UK pig farming carbon footprint

The carbon footprint of British pig farming has reduced by almost 40% over the last 20 years, according to a...

February 23, 2021

‘Ag Science might not be ‘sexy’ …but you’d be a fool not to follow your interests’

‘Ag Science might not be ‘sexy’ …but you’d be a fool not to follow your interests’

Ag science might not be as “sexy” as some other fields, but follow your interests and you’ll be rewarded with...

February 11, 2021

Queen’s mastitis and lameness study to aim to reduce dairy antibiotics use

Queen’s mastitis and lameness study to aim to reduce dairy antibiotics use

Three Northern Ireland organisations have joined forces to launch a research project to tackle bovine mastitis and lameness in a...

January 21, 2021

Queen’s University scientists partner with GBBO star for festival bid

Queen’s University scientists partner with GBBO star for festival bid

The Institute for Global Food Security (IGFS) at Queen’s University Belfast has joined forces with Belfast-born Great British Bake Off...

December 21, 2020

New test for Johne’s disease branded ‘game-changer’ for farmers

New test for Johne’s disease branded ‘game-changer’ for farmers

A promising new test for Johne’s Disease in dairy cattle has the potential to ramp up eradication efforts, offering fewer...

December 7, 2020