Pictured above : Mayor of the County of Cork Cllr Patrick Gerard Murphy with Mike Brown VP R&D Innovation and Kevin Collins, Director of Business Development and Cllr Joe Carroll (Back row) It’s been dubbed the ‘Tinder for agri-waste’. A team of international researchers and businesses, including partners from University […]

I farm with my parents, Kevin and Siobhan, at Kilmore, Drimoleague. It’s a spring calving dairy farm and we’re milking about 80 cows give or take. There are about 120 acres on the farm. Cows: It’s predominantly Friesian cows but there are a few crossbreds. We started calving in Mid […]

David Hagan is a farmer who is dedicated to helping the farming industry  “do more with less”. His role as Sustainable Agricultural Manager with Devenish – a company that specialises in quality animal nutrition and sustainability – brings him often to work with farmers in West Cork. The philosophy behind […]

Lately there’s no escaping Brexit and the uncertainty it casts over the agriculture sector. Like it has been for almost two years it’s a case of waiting to see what decisions will come from the House of Commons before there can be anything concrete done. It’s some farcical stuff and […]

It’s one layer at a time when it comes to the business of peeling onions, as Eamon Crowley, owner of the Irish Onion Company based in Bandon tells Mary O’Brien. Since establishing the business in 2012, Eamon has strived layer by layer to make the Irish Onion Company as efficient […]