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Ráiteas Straitéise 2005-2007

Is cúis áthais dom é seo, an tríú Ráiteas Straitéise de chuid Teagasc, a thugann cur síos ar ár gcuid spriocanna, ar ár gcuid straitéisí agus ar ár gcuid gníomhartha don tréimhse 2005-2007, a chur os bhur gcomhair.

01 January 2005
Type
Report
52 Pages
606KB
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Courses in Agriculture, Horticulture and Food: Prospectus 2007

There are new and challenging opportunities in agriculture, horticulture and forestry for young people with the necessary skills. A career in any of these sectors offers a unique lifestyle which can be very rewarding and fulfiling. All of our courses have been reviewed to meet your changing needs in terms of knowledge, skills and competence. You can now complete your training in one of our eight colleges, at a local training centre or on line through our new eCollege facility. This flexibility allows some students to pursue an off-farm job or an apprenticeship while completing our training programme.

01 January 2005
Type
Magazine
88 Pages
4,821KB
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County Galway Rural Resource Study

In the past decade the exceptionally rapid rate of change in population structures and economic activity has transformed many rural areas. Areas close to urban centres generally experienced increases in population and in economic and social activity while some remote areas experienced a decline. These distinctively opposing changes have different impacts on rural communities and those living in them. As a result adjustment is most likely required, not only for individuals and households in rural communities but also for the economic and social supports of rural areas. The rationale for this study is to examine how different rural areas adjust and respond to change and how households in different circumstances are affected.

01 January 2005
Type
Report
0 Pages
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Rural Ireland 2025 - Foresight Perspectives

Government policy for rural areas aims to build a rural economy where enterprises will be commercially competitive without damaging the environment. It seeks to have vibrant sustainable communities, with a quality of life that will make them attractive places in which to work and live. It aspires for equity of opportunity between rural and urban areas, and for balanced development between the regions. These initiatives are underpinned by EU policy for rural areas, which subscribes to the attainment of ‘living country sides’ within the context of balanced regional development across the Union.

01 January 2005
Type
Report
92 Pages
1,537KB
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Dairy Calf-To-Beef Production Systems

Over the years much research effort has been devoted to the development of beef production systems at Grange Beef Research Centre. Based on earlier work by Dr. Joe Harte and his colleagues, an integrated 2-year-old dairy calf-to-beef system was established by Dr. Vincent Flynn at Ballinalack (then a field station of Grange) in the late 1970s. It comprised of Friesian steers slaughtered at about 290 kg carcass weight.

01 January 2005
Type
Report
57 Pages
759KB
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Producing Clean Cattle

Under the Clean Livestock Policy, producers must take all reasonable practical steps to ensure that their stock are acceptably clean at slaughter. The vast majority of the 1.6 million plus Irish cattle presented for slaughter each year meet the Clean Livestock Policy standards. However, problems with cattle cleanliness can arise on individual farms. Very dirty cattle are rejected for slaughter.

01 January 2005
Type
Report
20 Pages
666KB