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# crops - Thursday 31 March, 2022

Irish farmers urged to grow more crops in response to Ukraine war
# New Scheme
# New Scheme

Irish farmers urged to grow more crops in response to Ukraine war

Mar 31st 2022, 5:53 PM 10,337 Views 6 Comments

The Government is hoping a new multi-million scheme will ensure the co-operation of farmers.

# crops - Friday 11 September, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about Ireland's autumn crops?
# Farming
# Farming

Quiz: How much do you know about Ireland's autumn crops?

Sep 11th 2020, 9:30 PM 39,546 Views 25 Comments

This quiz is in honour of the National Ploughing Championships.

# crops - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

'The demand for labour is unaffected by the pandemic': Food producers under pressure as harvest season begins
# Essential Workers
# Essential Workers

'The demand for labour is unaffected by the pandemic': Food producers under pressure as harvest season begins

Apr 21st 2020, 6:00 PM 19,743 Views 55 Comments

Foreign supply chain anxiety could increase the need for the harvest season to run smoothly.

# crops - Monday 20 April, 2020

Keelings controversy: Taoiseach says workers resident in Ireland may be called upon to pick summer crops
# Essential Workers
# Essential Workers

Keelings controversy: Taoiseach says workers resident in Ireland may be called upon to pick summer crops

Apr 20th 2020, 2:30 PM 110,370 Views 211 Comments

Keelings Fruit flew 189 workers from Bulgaria to Ireland last week to pick fruit.

# crops - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Ireland's bees are in danger, but here's the plan that could save them
# Buzz Words
# Buzz Words

Ireland's bees are in danger, but here's the plan that could save them

Sep 17th 2015, 6:02 AM 17,309 Views 40 Comments

Many of the crops grown here depend on bees to pollinate them.

# crops - Friday 8 August, 2014

Cork students' discovery for improving crop growth could help reduce food poverty
# Can't Mistake The Biology
# Can't Mistake The Biology

Cork students' discovery for improving crop growth could help reduce food poverty

Aug 8th 2014, 12:17 PM 6,251 Views 10 Comments

The three students from Kinsale Community College in Cork have reached the finals of the Google Science Fair with their research into using bacteria to help improve yields of food crops.

# crops - Monday 20 January, 2014

NUI Galway develops vitamin-rich crop to combat malnutrition in Africa
# Malnutrition
# Malnutrition

NUI Galway develops vitamin-rich crop to combat malnutrition in Africa

Jan 20th 2014, 8:20 AM 5,470 Views 20 Comments

Up to 500,000 children in developing countries go blind each year due to vitamin A deficiency.

# crops - Monday 21 October, 2013

Irish charity tackling African hunger - with potatoes
# Charity
# Charity

Irish charity tackling African hunger - with potatoes

Oct 21st 2013, 6:45 AM 7,889 Views 20 Comments

It is a symbol of Irish cuisine, but now the potato is part of efforts to fight famine in Africa.

# crops - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Weather causing problems for farmers
# Weather
# Weather

Weather causing problems for farmers

Jul 5th 2012, 10:58 AM 7,338 Views 28 Comments

How has the recent bad weather been affecting farmers and crops – and what does this mean for the traditional summer fruit, the strawberry?

# crops - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Explainer: When and why are blight warnings issued?
# Blight
# Blight

Explainer: When and why are blight warnings issued?

Jun 30th 2012, 8:45 AM 12,121 Views 10 Comments

And what should potato-growers do in response? TheJournal.ie takes a look…

# crops - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Mali could face locust invasion
# Mali
# Mali

Mali could face locust invasion

Jun 26th 2012, 3:52 PM 3,270 Views 6 Comments

Locusts threaten to infest Mali – but chemicals used to prevent the spread of the insects were taken during the recent military coup.

# crops - Sunday 24 June, 2012

Recent bad weather has caused major problems for farmers - IFA
# Crops
# Crops

Recent bad weather has caused major problems for farmers - IFA

Jun 24th 2012, 8:19 PM 6,615 Views 37 Comments

The wet weather has made it impossible for farmers to harvest crops – but the bad weather is set to continue this week.

# crops - Monday 28 May, 2012

North Korea reports serious drought
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea reports serious drought

May 28th 2012, 11:29 AM 1,395 Views 12 Comments

The communist country has had very little rain in the last month which threatens to damage crops as the country enters a critical planting season.

# crops - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

GM potato trials could be held in Carlow
# GM Trials
# GM Trials

GM potato trials could be held in Carlow

Feb 28th 2012, 2:15 PM 3,950 Views 54 Comments

The Agriculture and Food Development Authority, Teagasc, is seeking a licence to grow GM potatoes in order to examine the potential impact on Irish ecosystems.

# crops - Tuesday 17 May, 2011

Farmers confused by exploding watermelons in China
# China
# China

Farmers confused by exploding watermelons in China

May 17th 2011, 12:19 PM 1,855 Views 0 Comments

Watermelons may be exploding due to the use of chemicals, latest reports say.