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The hay fever season arrived with a vengeance this summer. Many people in Ireland suffer from hay fever without knowing it. People often think that they have a cold which will not go away, but in actual fact they have hay fever. Common questions asked at Evergreen are: “What is hay fever?” “What causes it?” and “What is the difference between hay fever and a viral infection like a cold or flu?”
One in five Irish adults claim to suffer from hay fever, while more than one in four say they do not know how to alleviate their symptoms.
This week's spell of sunshine has led to a flurry of farmers cutting grass in anticipation of making bales of silage and hay. People may have noticed fields around Galway featuring a new bright colour in the form of a more feminine pink wrap on the round bales. If so, commend the farmer for supporting a clever new initiative called 'Wrap it Pink'.
Despite fodder being transported into Ireland from Britain and France, the fodder transport scheme must be extended for as long as it is required as the crisis continues to hit farmers hard.
Neven Maguire will join local food producers for a night of cooking at Mullingar Park Hotel this Wednesday night, February 6 in aid of the Loreto College’s refurbishment fund.
Shane McEntee, Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine with responsibility for Food, Horticulture, and Food Safety has announced two Kilkenny winners of the National Organic Awards 2011 at an awards ceremony in Bord Bia.
Flahavan’s, Ireland’s favourite porridge, has launched a competition offering people in Mayo an opportunity to demonstrate flair, imagination, and innovation using oats as an ingredient. There are two top prizes of €1,500 for the winning entries.
Drumeen Farm in Kilkenny has Ireland’s first organically grown rapeseed and hempseed oil to meet demands Irish alternative to imported olive oil.
If you are looking to be environmentally friendly at home, start with New Ross based Eco Build, a company serving the whole of Ireland.
Farmers in the region who have an interest in winter feeding should make it their business to travel to Kildalton Agricultural College today.