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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T-Research – Autumn 2012 & Reader Survey

The latest issue of Teagasc‘s excellent research and innovation magazine T-Research is out now and is available both in print or online. This quarter’s issues features articles on how we might feed an ever growing human population, picking the right food solutions for weight management, supporting rural enterprise developments and wood energy potential of farm. It’s another exellent […]

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AgriAware Offering Educational Tours at 2012 Ploughing Championship

Agri Aware will run a series of secondary school educational tours to a number of agri-food companies at the 2012 Ploughing Championships on Tuesday 25th September. This will provide students with a valuable insight into the range of career opportunities that are available across the agri-food sector. Entry is free and spaces are allocated on a first […]

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Farmer’s Journal Ag. Science Study Guides

IASTA are delighted to announce details of the Farmers Journal / Agriaware Agricultural Science Study Guides 2012. Click here for more information. In addition, teachers who fill out a simple survey before May 31st have a chance win one of four over night stays in FBD hotels nationwide. Click here to fill out the survey […]

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Ag Science Table Quiz

Well done to St. Kieran’s College, Kilkenny, on winning this year’s IASTA Table Quiz yesterday! Well done to all involved!

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Farming With Nature Poster Competition

IASTA officially launched their new ‘Farming with Nature’ poster competition for Leaving Certificate Agricultural Science students in the Farmers Journal today. For more information about this exciting new competition click here.

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Sean Gallagher is New IASTA Honorary President

IASTA are delighted to annouce that presidential candidate Seán Gallagher will act as our Honorary President for 2011 / 2012. We look forward to working with him over the coming months.

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