Category Archives: Environment

Glanbia looking forward to a green future

Glanbia’s Martin Tynan talks about the challenge of meeting the BordBia Sustainable Dairy Assurance Scheme. Courtesy of its open source sustainability and quality assurance codes, Glanbia, the global nutrition group, is working...

Agriculture & Food conference

The annual Northern Ireland Agriculture & Food conference took place in December at the Dunadry Hotel. The conference, which was attended by around 100 delegates, heard from key players from within the...

Health and safety on farms

Figures released by the Republic of Ireland’s HSA and Northern Ireland’s HSENI show that more needs to be done across the island to tackle farm related deaths. Figures released by Ireland’s health...

Rebuilding trust in the agri-food sector

Richard Halleron attended the inaugural meeting of the Supply Chain Forum where the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Minister Michelle O’Neill called for better cooperation to tackle the challenges facing the...

Decentralising DARD

A look at the progress of the Northern Ireland Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s decentralisation process announced in 2011. Forest Service Previously based in Belfast, Forest Service moved its headquarters from...

Profit from productivity

Teagasc’s Professor Gerry Boyle talks to Owen McQuade about the importance of productivity in driving the profitability of the agriculture sector and how that approach is applied to improving Ireland’s pastures. The...