Is completing the Green Cert all I need?

Which course will bring the qualification I require?

Young Farmer: Andrew Naughton

The award-winning 20-year-old will study Science and Agriculture in IT Tralee

Student Focus: Ronan Walsh

Ronan Walsh (19) is studying a Level-6 in Agriculture at Westport College of Further Education. The Mayo native runs his own flock and works as a relief milker and a labourer for a builder.

More blood

The head of education in Teagasc wants more younger farmers in the industry.

MEP Matt Carthy leads major Brussels think in on Young Farmers

The MEP lead a conference in Brussels yesterday aimed at tackling young farmer issues. Caroline Keane was there and reports on the event.

Too little? Minister says Teagasc will offer 1000 Green Cert courses this year.

A case of too little too late? As the Minister said in the Dail this week that an additional 1000 Green Cert Courses would be offered by Teagasc.

Editorial: Young Farmers being forgotten all over again

That’s Farming Editor talks about the recent problems facing young farmers.

Investigation Part 2: Young Farmers and Red Tape – Disturbing Green Cert Discovery

In the second part of our investigation, Grace Treston explores a disturbing discovery regarding the infamous Green Cert:

Opinion: Schemes must be flexible to allow young farmers to complete Green Certs

Tom Jordan takes a look at the Teagasc Green Cert backlog and lets us know his thoughts.