A record number of exhibitors attended this year’s UCD Agriculture, Food Science and Human Nutrition Careers Day in the UCD Ad Astra Hall on Tuesday, 18th February 2014. This important annual event, organised by the Agricultural Science Students Society (AgSoc), continues to grow each year and has become one of the key events in the AgSoc annual calendar. Ms Sheenagh Casey Chair, Careers Committee led the coordination of this year’s very successful event.
The UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science submitted its response to the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine’s call for submissions on its Rural Development Programme (RDP) 2014 – 2020 Consultation Paper on Wednesday 19th February.
The Annual Sean McBride Forestry Lecture was held on Tuesday 26th November at University College Dublin, which this year marked the 100-year anniversary of UCD Forestry. Speaking at the event, organised jointly by the Society of Irish Foresters and UCD Forestry, the President of the Society of Irish Foresters congratulated UCD Forestry on their central and enormous contribution to Irish Forestry since 1913.