Billy Kelleher awarded Teagasc Gold Medal

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Billy Kelleher has been named as the 2016 winner of the Teagasc Gold Medal for his exceptional contribution to Teagasc and to the agriculture and food sectors. Mr Kelleher, the Teagasc regional advisory manager for west Cork, was described as being "highly technically competent in all enterprises, and in particular dairy and tillage".

IFA calls for increased funding in ANC review

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Addressing a briefing for Oireachtas members in Dublin on Tuesday April 4, IFA President Joe Healy set out key priorities for the ongoing review of Areas of Natural Constraint (ANC), including protection of areas currently in the scheme and increased payments for those farming in these marginal areas.