• IALB 2015 in Solothurn

  • Adviser with farmer family

There are opportunities for people from EU member states to work on Irish dairy farms mainly in the period January to June. Given the peak workload with compact Spring calving, calf rearing and early season grassland management, this work opportunity for young farmers and students wishing to learn and practice skills and improve their English while being paid and placed on an Irish family farm. The Farm Relief Network is an Irish Co-Operative who provide both permanent and temporary management and labour solutions for all types of farms. They are credible partners with Teagasc in the skills training of farm operatives.

A two day conference at Jury’s Inn Hotel, Glasgow, UK will be held on 21-22 March 2018. As interest increases in sustainable agriculture, food security and healthy diets, the understanding that legumes play a key role in all these fields is also growing. This two-day conference aims to bring together individuals from broad spectrum of disciplines to explore how legume research and practice is advancing, and what parallels exist between specialities. 

Wageningen University & Research offers an open courses to the international participants with the fellowship opportunity. The Centre for Development Innovation offers over 35 courses in the such fields as: