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Environment, Food and Agriculture News

Nominations for the 2013 Tomorrows' Farmer Award

The search is on to find the very best farmers on the Isle of Man as the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture launches the nomination process for...
Monday, 4 February 2013

Climate impacts happening quicker than expected

Renowned climate economist and author of the 2006 ‘Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change’ Lord Nicholas Stern admits he got it wrong during a...
Friday, 1 February 2013

Ongoing development of Food Park is good news

The Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture has confirmed that the continuing development of the Isle of Man Food Park in Peel, of benefit to Peel and...
Friday, 1 February 2013

Food security in the Isle of Man

The recent publicity surrounding the discovery of horse meat in beef burgers has highlighted the risks that extended supply chains and the demand for cheap food...
Friday, 1 February 2013

Adverse weather affects Colby Glen

The unprecedented adverse weather conditions which we have experienced last year show no sign of easing and the start of 2013 has seen yet more rain. The huge...
Friday, 1 February 2013

Last 2 months: Free energy efficiency advice service coming to an end

After 4 years of providing free assessments, impartial advice and energy saving products to households in the Isle of Man the Energy Doctor Service, delivered...
Friday, 1 February 2013

Transfer of Historic Entitlements

If you have successfully claimed a payment from the Countryside Care Scheme, you can transfer Historic Entitlements and these will come into effect for the 2013...
Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Farm and horticultural improvement scheme

The Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture is pleased to announce the opening of the next application period of the Farm and Horticultural Improvement...
Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Bovine Virus Diarrhoea Control Strategy Workshop

The Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture is pleased to announce a workshop on its Bovine Virus Diarrhoea (BVD) Control Strategy, to take place at the...
Tuesday, 22 January 2013

DEFA publishes report on Manx trout and salmon

Minister for the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture (DEFA), Phil Gawne MHK, has welcomed the 2012 freshwater fisheries report which shows how well...
Thursday, 17 January 2013
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