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BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE)

Every year we have a stand at the BTYSTE (BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition)


BTYSTE 2023 takes place from January 12th to 14th. You are invited to visit the Teagasc Stand at the event. The stand will have a range of hands-on displays throughout the exhibition covering a range of science topics: soils, food safety, ash dieback disease, human digestion, milk sugars, cheese, superbugs, robotics, functional foods from waste, biocontrol of plant pathogens, aphid vectors and potato diseases.

Teagasc Education staff will be on-hand each day to answer any of your queries on education opportunities at Teagasc

Teagasc Prize

We also have a Teagasc prize, awarded to the student project in the main exhibition area that best demonstrates a thorough understanding of the science of agricultural or food production, or the use of science to improve technologies available to agricultural or food production.

View previous winners:

2022 - Johannah Pigott, a Transition Year student from Colaiste Treasa, Kanturk, Co. Cork - Potential of nematodes to replace pesticides

2021 - Cian Walsh, a transition year student at St. Brogan's College, Kilbrogan, Bandon, Co. Cork,  Cian’s project looked at the social, economic and environmental benefits and drawbacks of growing hemp

2020‘Herbal Leys – Milk Production for the Future’

2019 - Freshgraze – Westmeath student Charlie Drumm 

2018 - Feeding 9.6 billion people by 2050 – the effects of Pseudomonas flourescens L321 endophyte on enhancing barley crop yield’.

Education at Teagasc

Teagasc offers education programmes that can help you to develop your career in agriculture, horticulture, equine and forestry. View flyer Teagasc BTYSTE Education 2023 (PDF) 
Teagasc colleges are strategically located and deliver a wide range of Level 5 and Level 6 courses in agriculture, horticulture, equine and forestry. The colleges also collaborate with a number of third level institutions in the delivery of Higher Level courses in agriculture and horticulture. 

Research at Teagasc

Teagasc is the leading organisation in the fields of agriculture and food research in Ireland. The research we undertake covers four programme areas: Animal and Grassland Research and Innovation; Crops, Environment and Land Use; Food; and Rural Economy and Development. View research flyer Teagasc BTYSTE Research 2023 (PDF)