There is no significant difference between food produced through GM farming and food produced through non-GM farming in scientific terms, according to David McConnell, Professor of Genetics, Trinity.
The first genetically modified organisms (GMO) were grown in 1986.
The vast majority (84 per cent) of Irish food companies expect to grow both revenue and profit next year according to Grant Thornton’s ‘Hunger for Growth’ report.
The Ploughing in Stradbally attracted large crowds as usual and the National Ploughing Association catered to over 1,400 commercial stands.
Ireland is not the only country planning on increasing its milk production levels post-quota.
The Macra annual conference was attended last month by more than 3000 young people Macra’s Annual Agricultural Conference was held in the Seven Oaks Hotel, Carlow, October with the theme ‘New Cap New Era’.
Two candidates have been nominated to contest ICSA's forthcoming presidential election, which will take place on December 12.
Almost every month, in Matt Ryan's Management Hints article he puts a note at the end advising farmers to take a break.