Innovation

Health-enhancing poultry products in the pipeline

Health-enhancing poultry products in the pipeline

November 4, 2021

Pics: The big winners at LAMMA Innovation Awards 2018

Pics: The big winners at LAMMA Innovation Awards 2018

LAMMA 2018, while only managing to run for one day this year due to severe winds and unsuitable conditions, nonetheless...

January 24, 2018

Video: ‘Killer’ machine to tackle herbicide resistant weeds

Video: ‘Killer’ machine to tackle herbicide resistant weeds

A weed-killing machine that pulverises weed seeds upon harvest could be a huge step in reducing the amount of chemicals...

July 2, 2017

Alltech’s looking for entrepreneurs for its new innovation programme 

Alltech’s looking for entrepreneurs for its new innovation programme 

Alltech is searching for entrepreneurs to apply to ‘The Pearse Lyons Accelerator’ program, which aims to provide market and development opportunities to...

October 2, 2016

The future of EU farming lies in innovation – MEPs

The future of EU farming lies in innovation – MEPs

Innovation can increase farmers’ income, create rural jobs and make EU farming more sustainable, MEPs from the Agriculture committee said...

May 1, 2016

€1m up for grabs for new satellite navigation applications for agriculture

€1m up for grabs for new satellite navigation applications for agriculture

Calling all entrepreneurs, SMEs, start-ups and researchers, the European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) is looking for ground-breaking business ideas, services,...

May 18, 2015

Innovation partnership key to innovative farming, says Hogan

Innovation partnership key to innovative farming, says Hogan

Innovation is happening everywhere and in Europe, scientists, industry and farmers, collectively and individually are currently working on new ways...

November 19, 2014

Agricultural research budget doubled to €4bn to meet Horizon 2020 targets

Agricultural research budget doubled to €4bn to meet Horizon 2020 targets

The budget for agricultural research and forestry research through Horizon 2020, has been doubled compared to the previous programming period,...

November 18, 2014

Commissioner Phil Hogan to champion innovation in agriculture

Commissioner Phil Hogan to champion innovation in agriculture

Innovation in agriculture is a key priority for Ireland’s Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Phil Hogan. Speaking today in...

November 18, 2014

Google ‘street view’ brings Co. Clare scenery to millions

Google ‘street view’ brings Co. Clare scenery to millions

Google has just launched the first Irish collection from the ‘Trekker Loan Programme’ with scenes from some of the most...

August 16, 2014

Glanbia embraces digital

Glanbia embraces digital

Glanbia Ingredients Ireland Limited (GIIL) is set to embrace and strengthen its digital strategy over the next 12 months as...

March 4, 2014

ABP supplies beef to research-hunger students

ABP supplies beef to research-hunger students

ABP Beef is to supply Dundalk Institute of Technology culinary arts students with beef for use in training to work...

November 28, 2013

Livestock ryegrass wins research award

Livestock ryegrass wins research award

The IBERS plant breeding programme at Aberystwyth University responsible for the creation and development of high sugar ryegrasses now used...

November 5, 2013

Timely decisions needed to achieve autumn grass targets

Timely decisions needed to achieve autumn grass targets

Comment: Grass growth rate ranges over the past seven days from 50 up to 90 and in most cases growth is...

September 4, 2013

Social media a hot potato

Social media a hot potato

For the first time ever to celebrate National Potato Day Teagasc will host a national social media workshop on growing...

August 19, 2013

The benefits of biomass

The benefits of biomass

The View from Northern Ireland: A series of workshops exploring the benefits of heating with biomass and the renewable heat...

July 25, 2013

UK invests £160m in agri research

UK invests £160m in agri research

The view from the UK: Agricultural technology in the UK is to receive a £160m sterling investment following the launch...

July 22, 2013

Loughry Students in Ecotrophelia

Loughry Students in Ecotrophelia

A group of Loughry degree students have recently become finalists in a major UK food innovation contest,Ecotrophelia Ecotrophelia is an...

July 8, 2013