The NRN Welcomes New Ministers and Ministers of State

Barry Cowen, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine. The National Rural Network (NRN) would like to congratulate Barry Cowen TD on his appointment to the role of Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine. Barry has been a TD for the Laois–Offaly...

Farming for Nature Project Awarded Global Prize

The Farming for Nature Project has recently been awarded second place in the prestigious ‘Act for Biodiversity Challenge’ international competition. They were pitched against over 200 projects across the world. More information about this award can be found here. The...

Data Management for the Assessment of RDP Effects

The European Evaluation Helpdesk for Rural Development has published a summary report of the Good Practice Workshop, ‘Data management for the assessment of RDP effects’, which took place online on 13-14 May 2020. The overall objective of...

Open your Eyes to Farm Safety Video

Farm Safety is a major issue on farms especially as we move into the summer period, one of the busiest on farms across the country. A group of Transition Year students from St. Josephs CBS in Nenagh, Co. Tipperary have launched a new farm safety video as part of their...

Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Irish Agriculture

Teagasc have published a new report titled “COVID-19 Initial Economic Assessment of its Impact on Irish Agriculture” to assess the potential impact of COVID19 on farm incomes. To coincide with the launch of this report, a webinar detailing the findings of the report...