Women in Ag: Dr. Deirdre Purfield

Dr. Deirdre Purfield, a Researcher in genomics at Teagasc has not only collaborated with international research teams but her work has also been published in leading scientific journals.

Young Farmers: Meet Shane Maher, a man with no farm at home, now working with pigs every day!

On this week’s young series we spoke with Shane Maher, who is taking the agricultural science by the scruff of it’s neck.

Scientists successful in gene editing, paving way for pig to human transplants

Scientists have been working with pig genomes, and claim to now be able to deactivate a number of retroviruses.

Mastitis detection system could eliminate the disease

A new mastitis detection project has been put into the development stage, and could help eliminate the problem for many farmers.