Enhancing farm viability and competitiveness in all agricultural sectors.
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Farm Viability and Competitiveness
The National Rural Network (NRN) will highlight the challenges and present good practice models that can support farms and Irish agriculture to remain viable and competitive.
Areas of focus are driven by the NRN’s ongoing networking and priorities of the RDP including:
- Farm succession and inheritance
- Women in agriculture
- Rural business
- Organic farming.
Rural Services - Expand Your Horizons
As part of ‘Expand Your Horizons 2017 – Reaching Out to Rural Ireland’ Teagasc and the NRN brought together over 20
An innovative series of evening seminars took place from January to March 2017 to promote the value of rural Ireland and
- Find out their options for farm diversification
- Consider a new farm business or off-farm enterprise
- Explore options for retraining for a new job
- Learn about applying for funding opportunities under the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020
- Find out about how to access LEADER funding.
Check out videos from contributors to Expand Your Horizons.
The Horizon 2020, RURALIZATION Project via TU Delft University, are offering the RURALIZATION MOOC: Creating New Opportunities in Rural Areas. Anyone interested please link into the following... This is the enrolment...
The new LIFE project Legacy4LIFE just launched their survey in recent days. “Organic Farming Survey: Barriers and Benefits’ by the Legacy4LIFE: ‘Advancing Farm to Fork’ research team. This survey, intended for both non-organic and organic farmers, aims to identify...
In this National Rural Network Farm Viability and Competitiveness guest blog, Dr Aisling Murtagh, RURALIZATION Postdoctoral Researcher in the Discipline of Geography’s Rural Studies Unit at NUI Galway and Dr Maura Farrell, Lecturer in the Discipline of Geography at...
In this National Rural Network guest blog, Horticulturalist Tara Kate Linnane, who was runner up in this year’s RTÉ Super Garden Competition, outlines her educational and professional background in the agri-food sector to date. She also provides us with an insight...
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