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 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 […]
‘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 […]
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.