Microorganisms from the environment can enter the dairy supply chain at multiple stages, including production, milk collection, and processing, with potential implications for quality and safety. The ability to track these microorganisms can be greatly enhanced by the use of high-throughput DNA sequencing (HTS), say Teagasc and UCC researchers, who […]

A new Teagasc telephone helpline to assist farmers with queries in relation to the current COVID-19 challenge has been set up. It was announced by Professor Tom Kelly, Teagasc Director of Knowledge Transfer: “Teagasc have put in place a dedicated helpline for farmers to get advice on the range of […]

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 […]