All-Ireland Ag. Science Table Quiz

This year’s IASTA All Ireland Ag. Science Table Quiz takes place on Tuesday 20th March 2018 @ 4 pm in Abbeyleix Manor Hotel. Teams must consist of four students (6th year’s only). Please Email Pat.Curtin@buttevantcolaiste.ie with your team details (student names, school name and teacher name).

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Ag-Venture 2018

We are delighted to announce details of this year’s Annual Conference (Ag-Venture) in association with the PDST. This year’s event takes place on Friday 2nd March and Sat 3rd March 2018, in Fitzgerald’s Vienna Woods Hotel and University College Cork (UCC). The draft schedule can be accessed by clicking here and bookings are now open. Booking […]

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Deepest Sympathies

Sad News of the Death of Stephanie Flannery’s Mother RIP It is with a heavy heart that we let you know about the sudden death of the mother of our esteemed IASTA National Treasurer, Stephanie Flannery, in Co. Clare yesterday morning. the Officers, Executive and Members of IASTA extend their deepest sympathy to Stephanie and […]

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Autumn Inservice 2017

The IASTA Autumn In-Service 2017 takes place this weekend at Gurteen Agricultural College, Co. Tipperary and at Grennans, Rath, Birr, Co.Offaly. The event is hosted by our Midlands Branch and some places are still available – to book a place simply email secretary@iasta.ie. Mike Pearson and his staff at Gurteen have lining up a very practical […]

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IASTA Senior Ag Science Table Quiz

IASTA are delighted to announce details of our Senior Ag Science Table Quiz 2017. The event takes place on Thursday March 23rd in the Abbeyleix Manor Hotel, Portlaoise. Teams are asked to be seated by 6:15pm for a 6:30pm starts. To enter a team please complete the attached application form and send it to Pat.Curtin@buttevantcolaiste.ie by Monday […]

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Brilliant at the Basics

‘Brilliant at the Basics’ is an excellent series of videos, produced by Interchem Ireland and Wicklow vet (via Kerry) Tommy Heffernan. While obviously aimed at farmers the videos are more than suitable for students of Ag Science and provide concise information on various aspects of calf care. The series will surely be expanded in the […]

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Farm Safety Video

This excellent video on Farm Safety, produced with the aid of some IASTA members, should prove useful in the classroom. Presented by Irish rugby player Sean O’Brien the video featured people telling their stories of their involvment in farm accidents. It also contains tips on avoiding farm accidents.

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Annual Conference (Ag-Venture) 2017

IASTA, in association with the PDST, will hold their Annual Conference (Ag-Venture) on the evening of Friday March 3rd and Saturday March 4th 2017 in Dublin. The Friday evening session, which will include the IASTA AGM and dinner (€20 for the meal, payable at registration), will take place in the Louis Fitzgerald Hotel on the Naas […]

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George Mullen RIP

The Members of IASTA wish to extend their sincere sympathy to the wife and family of George Mullen – a former lecturer of Agricultural Science in both UCD and UL, who sadly passed away today (Sunday 22nd Jan 2017).  “Ar Dheis De go raibh a anamh.” George was a founding member of IASTA and served […]

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Cork / Kerry Branch Meeting

The Cork / Kerry Branch of IASTA will hold a meeting at Creedon’s Abbey Hotel, Ballyvourney on Monday 28th October 2016 @ 6:40 pm – 9:15pm. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss and share methods of Summative Assessment of Leaving Certificate Agricultural Science 2016′.

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