Enhancing farm viability and competitiveness in all agricultural sectors.
The 1st National Workshop on Smart Farming and Data Analytics in Ireland (SFDAI) organised by Dr. Peter Mooney and Dr. Liadh Kelly from the Department of Computer Science at Maynooth University is taking place on Wednesday, June 12th, 2019 in the Eolas Building, North...read more
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., has announced today that over €25m in GLAS balancing payments to over 42,000 farmers in the GLAS scheme will commence this week. The balancing payment represents the final 15% of the 2018 payment...read more
Maynooth University Social Science Institute, the Moore Institute at NUI Galway and the National Rural Network are hosting a one-day workshop entitled ‘Unlocking Rural Potential: CEDRA 5 Years On’ on Monday the 27th of May 2019 at the Maynooth University Social...read more
In this guest blog, Dr Peter Mooney and Dr Liadh Kelly, Lecturers in the Department of Computer Science at Maynooth University, provide us with a comprehensive insight into the huge potential of Smart Farming Technologies to improve the...read more
In this guest blog, Paidi Kelly, Research Officer at Teagasc, Animal & Grassland Research and Innovation Centre, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork, outlines the growing interest in collaborative farming arrangements in Ireland. He also outlines the key aspects to ensure...read more
In this guest blog, Eamonn O’Reilly, Agricultural Advisor with AIB Bank, outlines the grant-aid funding available to younger farmers under the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS II), and its role in helping to meet the considerable capital costs...read more
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