TResearch Summer 2021
The Living Soil
The Living Soil
Monaghan organic farmers
Agri- Food Millennium Conference
Proceedings of the 1999 National Dairy Conference
REPS: Impact and Future Direction
1999 National Pig Farmers' Conference Proceedings
This present atlas updates and extends the information provides by the earlier publications. Its central aim is to present a detailed visual representation, with appropriate commentary, of the geographical variations in Irish agriculture as of 1991, the date of the latest census of agriculture. Where data permit, changes over time are traced for the 1980s and 1990s.
Out of season production of strawberries in walk-in polythene tunnels is relatively new.
Situation and Outlook 1999/00
In recent years, the area of winter wheat has ranged from 50,000 to 60,000 ha. with spring wheat occupying from 17,000 - 24,000 ha. The main reason for the dominance of the winter crop is the higher output and margins obtained in comparison to spring sown varieties.
The main concern of this code of practice is the avoidance of damage by pesticides to the health and safety of the sprayer operators and to the environment.
Beekeeping can be practised almost anywhere in Ireland, but naturally there are localities more favourable than others. Our climate imposes a severe but practical test of beekeeper's capabilities. However, that should not prevent any interested and committed person from embarking on a pursuit which is immensely rewarding in terms of personal fulfillment and achievement.