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Managing Staff

Your staff are your best asset. Keeping them happy is the key to the future success of your unit. The availability of better paid employment outside of agriculture and especially for semi-skilled labour in construction has resulted in a mass exodus of Irish workers from the pig sector.

05 June 2008
Type
Media Article
4 Pages
71KB
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Bird Nestboxes

Many birds nest in holes in trees, cliffs and old buildings. Nestboxes are substitutes for these holes which, with the removal of old trees and building renovations, are becoming scarce in the countryide. Over 30 species are known to have used nestboxes in Ireland.

01 June 2008
Type
Leaflet
4 Pages
487KB
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Management Data for Farm Planning 2008

This handbook sets out the background budgets to the 2008 Summary of Guideline Gross Margins, together with other information which is regularly needed for farm planning. The budgets are designed to reflect medium term expectations from the principal farm enterprises at levels of efficiency characteristic of typical farm situations.

01 June 2008
Type
Report
296 Pages
4,953KB
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Bats and Their Habitats

Bats are a protected species. Under the Wildlife Act 1976 (2000) it is an offence to intentionally kill, disturb, handle, sell or offer for sale a bat without a licence.

01 June 2008
Type
Leaflet
4 Pages
524KB
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Growing Knowledge – 50 years of Research Development in Irish Farming and Food

The establishment of An Foras Taluntais (AFT) in 1958 marked a watershed for the Irish agriculture and food industry. This book is a celebration of the work of the early professionals and their successors in AFT and Teagasc and charts the contribution of research and innovation to the transformation of the agriculture and food industry during the last half-century.

01 June 2008
Type
Book
221 Pages
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TResearch: Summer 2008

Teagasc Research Magazine - Summer Edition 2008 Celebrating fifty years of scientific research

01 May 2008
Type
Magazine
60 Pages
4,812KB