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Agri Aware join forces with Fota Wildlife Park to educate visitors about all things food and farming

Fota Wildlife Park is permanent location for Agri Aware's Award Winning Bloom 2017 Garden. Kerry footballing legend and primary school teacher, Tomás Ó Sé, yesterday (Tuesday August 22nd) launched the Agri Aware ‘My land, your land – Ireland’ concept garden at Fota Wildlife Park....

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Dig In to a week of fun filled activities at Family Farm, Dublin Zoo this Heritage Week!

This year to celebrate National Heritage Week 2017 (Saturday 19th of August until Sunday 27th of August). Family Farm, developed by Agri Aware and Dublin Zoo will be host to an array of activities from beekeeping to butter churning!

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Farm Safety week closes with a focus on child safety

Farm Safety Week 2017 ran from Monday July 24 to Friday July 28 and closed with a focus on keeping children safe on the farm. Engaging children from a young age on the importance of farm and countryside safety is crucial given the high percentage of farm accidents and fatalities that involve children. Therefore, learning about farm and countryside safety at a young age will allow children to take these important messages and lessons with them for life, and encourage safe practices on the farm into the future.

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A day of dairy-filled fun at Agri Aware’s Family Farm

Agri Aware teamed up with ProU yogurts and dietician with INDI, Louise Reynolds to end Agri Aware’s Dairy Week on a high with a fun dairy-filled day in Family Farm developed by Agri Aware and Dublin Zoo.

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Family Farm’s new addition to the farmyard finally has a name

Towards the end of March, Agri Aware’s Family Farm at Dublin Zoo welcomed a new addition to the farmyard. Family Farm’s Charolais beef cow Gertrude, gave birth to her calf on March 22, a few days later than expected!

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Brexit - The Event for Irish Farmers

IFA hosted a conference relating to Brexit in Goffs, County Kildare on Monday, April 24, 2017, where some 600 people were in attendance. The aim of this event was to make Brexit more real and more accessible.

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Agri Aware launches information advertisement on the Common Agricultural Policy

To celebrate the new CAP educational video, Agri Aware is giving away two iPads through an interactive competition on Facebook.

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Agri Careers 2017

On Thursday March 30, the Irish Farmers Journal hosted their annual Agri Careers exhibition in the RDS in Ballsbridge. With over 1,000 vacant job positions on offer at the event, there was a lot of scope for the recruitment requirements of employers and job seekers in the agri-food industry.

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Team Ireland finish strong in the World Sheep Shearing Championships 2017

The World Sheep Shearing Championships took place in Invercargill, New Zealand last week. During the four-day event, six of Ireland’s top shearers and wool handlers represented Ireland in the championships against shearers from 32 countries across the globe.

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Win Agri Aware goodies and support the Irish sheep shearers by sharing your woolly jumpers pictures

Win Agri Aware goodies and support the Irish sheep shearers by sharing your woolly jumpers pictures

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