Ag Science Exam Review

All members are invited to a review of this year’s Agricultural Science paper at Airfield House & Gardens next Friday (June 20th 2014) at 2pm. The paper will be scrutinised with a formal review to the Exam Commission produced. If you wish to attend could you please email the IASTA Chairperson, Iain Wallace, before next […]

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Airfield Farm & Gardens

The recently reopening Airfield Farm & Gardens in Dundrum, Dublin provides an excellent range of educational programmes for schools. Through active learning endeavours, the farm’s education team provide a wide range of courses, suitable for primary and secondary students, on agriculture, ecology, heritage, history, forrestry or CSPE. Airfield is a working farm in the heart […]

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IASTA Annual Conference 2014

This year’s IASTA Annual Conference takes place on Saturday April 5th 2014 at the Talbot Hotel in Carlow. There is a wide programme of lectures and workshops taking place, including discussions on the new assessments of practical coursework.  There will also be a visit to Oakpark Research Centre and a wide range of trade stands […]

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IASTA Agricultural Science Table Quiz 2014

Application forms are now available for the IASTA Agricultural Science Table Quiz 2014, which takes place on Wednesday March 26th. Full details and application forms are available HERE.

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PDST Ag Science Workshops – Autumn 2013

The PDST are currently taking enrolments for their series of autumn courses for Agricultural Science teachers. These courses take place in venues all around the country and will focus on two key areas – the new practical coursework guidelines and induction for new teachers of Agricultural Science. To get more information on these courses visit […]

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IASTA Agricultural Science Quiz 2013

IASTA are delighted to announce details of this year’s Agricultural Science Quiz. This year’s event takes place in Kilcoran Lodge, Cahir, Co. Tipperary on Wednesday March 20th 2013 at 6:30pm. The is no limit to the number of teams a school can enter and teams should comprise of three students. Application forms are available to download […]

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IASTA Launch Biodiversity Competition

IASTA, along with National Parks & Wildlife Service, Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht; the Environmental Protection Agency; and Coomhola Salmon Trust, have launched a new Farming & Biodiversity Competition. Click here to find out more.

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IASTA Annual Conference 2013

Details of the IASTA Annual Conference 2013 have just been announced. This year’s event will take place in the Athlone Springs Hotel on Saturday March 2nd 2013. It promises to be a conference that will provide a broad range of stimulating educational activities from which you can choose. There are workshops on sheep management, genetics and […]

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TV3’s Farmers – A Year on the Land

In the summer of 2011, TV3 presented a fabulous series on Ireland’s farming industry. The videos, which are perfect for Leaving Certificate Agricultural Science students, provide an excellent insight into various farming industries including Sheep, Crops, Dairy, Pigs & Salmon, Beef,¬†and Poultry. Each episode can be streamed from the TV3 website for free. The video […]

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Website Update

The IASTA website has a new fresher look. We hope to this will make the site easier to navigate, more user friendly, increase interaction with members and provide more up to date news on Agricultural Science. There is now a dedicated ‘News’ page with the latest from the association. The latest IASTA Tweets are included […]

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