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Save the Bees? There’s an App for That

A new mobile app can now help farmers protect pollinators. Let’s say a farmer wanted to plant wildflowers to nurture the bumble bees that pollinate the crops. Currently, they would

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Fancy, Protected Indigenous Irish Food Hits the International Market

So we all know that now, Champagne can only be from the Champagne region of France, using specific production methods unique to the region. Same goes for Prosciutto di Parma

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Adding Seaweed to Animal Feed Cuts Methane by 70%

Farty, belching cows around the world are tooting out so much methane, their output is more than India’s CO2 emissions for one year. This is sending global warming figures roaring

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Drones – a Farmer’s Best Friend

The world population will grow to 9.1 billion by 2050. Food demand is predicted to increase by 70%. We will need to harness technology to be able to feed everybody

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THE IRISH HAVE BEEN MAD FOR MILK SINCE AT LEAST 4,000 BC

This may explain your obsession with putting your face in a bucket of ice cream every Friday night. New research from the University of Bristol has revealed the antiquity of