Welcome to the website of the Irish Agricultural Science Teachers’ Association (IASTA). IASTA aims to serve the teachers of Agricultural Science in Ireland by providing resources for teachers, organising events and providing up to date news about Irish farming to teachers.
IASTA are delighted to announce an ‘In – Service Training Event’ at Kildalton Agricultural College on Saturday 8th Oct. 2017. The session will cover a range of Ag Science topics including soils, cereals, genetics and plant ID. Full details will be available shortly so watch this space. The event is organised by the South East […]
As you know each year a number of IASTA members write articles for the Study Guide section in The Farmers Journal. This year The Journal kindly sponsored a weekend away in an FBD hotel with dinner on one night for three of the authors. The draw was held recently and the lucky winners were Michael […]
On Thursday 7th April IASTA held the National final of its Senior Ag Science quiz in the Abbeyleix Manor Hotel. At the end of a very well attended event, Kilkenny College and Scariff Community College were tied on 55 points each. After a tense sudden death tie breaker question Kilkenny College emerged as the winners […]