Lyons Farm Goes Virtual to Support Leaving Cert. Students

Each year Agri Aware organises a series of Farm Walk and Talk events at Teagasc Colleges and Research Farms around the country to give Leaving Cert.

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Agricultural Science students valuable exposure to the reality of life on a working farm. Unfortunately, this year’s planned event at UCD Lyons Farm was cancelled due to the threat of COVID-19, but staff from UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science responded quickly to ensure students didn’t entirely miss out on the experience. They created a virtual farm tour through a series of videos covering a broad range of topics, from grassland science to sustainable sheep production.