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Environment, Food and Agriculture News

Free branding and packaging workshop for food and drink businesses

A free workshop will help food businesses understand the importance of getting branding and packaging right in today’s market place. The event, on...
Monday, 31 July 2017

Accreditation scheme for arborists will drive up standards and assist public

The public will be assisted in choosing skilled contractors to carry out tree felling and maintenance work. The Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture...
Friday, 28 July 2017

Island offers plentiful opportunities for river anglers

The latest report on trout and salmon populations in Manx rivers shows that the Island continues to offer plentiful opportunities for local and visiting...
Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Young adults represent Island with pride at UNESCO Biosphere forum

Three young adults will represent the Isle of Man with pride at the first ever UNESCO Man and the Biosphere Youth Forum. The event, being held in Italy from...
Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Advice follows diagnosis of Chalara ash dieback disease in ash trees

A disease that can prove fatal to ash trees has been detected in the Island for the first time, prompting a request to landowners to be vigilant and report...
Monday, 24 July 2017

Government’s marquee will show off range of services

Isle of Man food and drink will be showcased at the summer’s two major agricultural shows. The Isle of Man Creamery and local food and drink businesses will be...
Tuesday, 18 July 2017

First dedicated mountain bike skills area opens

The Island’s first dedicated mountain bike skills area opened today at South Barrule Forest. The facility will encourage people to be fit and healthy and use...
Monday, 10 July 2017

DEFA moves to further prevent costly disease spreading

Laws aimed at eradicating a disease that proves costly to the agriculture industry are being bolstered.  Farmers are required by law to undertake testing of...
Friday, 7 July 2017

Isle of Man taking part in fisheries discussions

The Isle of Man is continuing to take an active role in discussions about the future of fisheries policy, as the UK Government seeks to renegotiate its position...
Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Chefs show off excellence of Manx ingredients

The high quality of food in eating establishments demonstrates the Island is a special place to live, work and visit. That is the message from Geoffrey Boot...
Friday, 30 June 2017
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