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Environment, Food and Agriculture News

Knockaloe to be let for agricultural use

The Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture (DEFA) is to let Knockaloe Farm to agricultural tenants. Via estate agent Chrystals, the Department is...
Tuesday, 28 March 2017

New residents and popular favourites this summer at Curraghs Wildlife Park

Entertaining new residents and all the usual popular attractions – that is the promise from the Curraghs Wildlife Park this summer.  The park reverts to its...
Monday, 27 March 2017

Pupils add to Children’s Wood in DEFA initiative

Primary school pupils this week added to a growing Children’s Wood while learning about nature. Six schools took part in Trees for Life, run annually by the...
Thursday, 9 March 2017

‘See it. Snap it. Send it’ call as DEFA continues the fight against Dutch elm disease

Photo Credit: Bill Dale ‘See it. Snap it. Send it.’ That is the call from the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture (DEFA) as it asks the public...
Monday, 27 February 2017

Increase in deaths and injuries among livestock prompts appeal to dog owners

Photo credit: Bill Dale. Showing from left, Constable James Evans, Brian Brumby, President of the Manx NFU, David Cretney MLC, Member of DEFA responsible for...
Monday, 27 February 2017

PokerStars sponsoring the 2017 Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival

PokerStars is to be the main sponsor of the 2017 Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival. The festival takes place in the Villa Marina Gardens on 16 and...
Monday, 20 February 2017

Chance to have products stocked in airport shops and cafes

Manx food, drink and craft producers are invited to meet the operators of Isle of Man Airport’s shops and cafes. Caterleisure Group wants to expand the range...
Thursday, 16 February 2017

New volunteers sought for Curraghs Wildlife Park

Do you have time to volunteer at one of the Island’s leading attractions? The Curragh’s Wildlife Park is recruiting volunteers ahead of the busy summer...
Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Invitation to exhibit at major food and drink events

Three major events will allow local food and drink producers to showcase their wares to thousands of customers. The Department of Environment, Food and...
Monday, 13 February 2017

Department to seek expressions of interest in running meat plant

A private operator is to be sought for the Island’s meat plant in order to make it more competitive and save public money. The plant, at Tromode, is run by...
Friday, 10 February 2017
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