Formal education in Monaghan Institute and the National Botanic Gardens provided Maurice Daly with the background to pursue a greenkeeping internship in the US through the Irish Institute of Sport Surfaces (IISS). Following a successful application, Daly is now a trainee greenkeeper at The Minikahda Club in Minneapolis.
Supported by Bord Bia and the Irish Farmers' Association, the IHNSA Trolley Fair at Uniplumo offered the trade the chance to meet over 30 exhibitors, view over 150 trolleys, and attend three presentations from leading experts.
Wholesalers and retailers now have to record either the Herd Number or the Professional User Number of the person purchasing professional-use PPP(s) due to new requirements from the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.
Zack Meehan and Bartek Wojcik are two students who are studying for their degree in Horticulture in the Teagasc College National Botanic Gardens, we had a chat with them ahead of the Teagasc College of Horticulture's next open day, set for March 7.
Rentes Plants has updated their plant pots to offer their end-users a more eco-friendly solution. We sit down with Roy Rentes of Rentes Plants to understand the drive behind this change and the changes he sees taking place in the industry.