Teagasc are setting up a Regional Farm Labour Database that would link farm families where a farmer or a farm worker becomes ill with COVID 19, with an available relief worker. This is being done in collaboration with the Farm Relief Services (FRS), and with the support of the farm […]

Agri-food professionals are invited to join a free webinar on greenhouse gases, this coming Friday, April 3 at 9.30am. The hour-long webinar will be presented by Philip O’ Brien, Scientific Officer at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and it will be moderated by Mark Gibson, Specialist – Knowledge Management and Communications at […]

Due to the Coronavirus Emergency, now is one of the most challenging periods in our country’s history.  Farmers, as food producers, are crucial to society.  A farm injury is unwelcome at any time, but currently an injury would be particularly unwelcome as it could jeopardise running of a farm, require […]

While Covid-19 continues to dominate headlines for all the right reasons, farmers in Cork still need to meet the Department of Agriculture deadlines explains Philip O’Connor, Head of Farm Support with ifac. May 15th is one of the most important dates for farmers in the farming year. This is the deadline for […]