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Agriculture Related News

Tree Work Application process streamlined

DEFA introduces new policy document. Changes to the way DEFA manages its responsibility for protecting trees are on the horizon.  The Tree Protection Act...
Monday, 11 December 2017

Marketing workshops for food and drink businesses

Food and drink businesses are invited to sign up for marketing workshops being run by the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture (DEFA). The workshops...
Monday, 27 November 2017

New trails and activities for Island’s forests

The Department of Economic Development (DED), in partnership with the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture (DEFA), has mapped out mountain bike...
Thursday, 26 October 2017

Warning not to touch Portuguese Man of War

The Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture is warning those using beaches not to touch Portuguese Man of War washed up this week. Local beachcomber...
Thursday, 19 October 2017

Success for breeding programme with arrival of baby gibbon

A baby silvery gibbon has been born at the Curraghs Wildlife Park – a year after an adult pair were imported as part of a prestigious breeding...
Tuesday, 12 September 2017

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

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

Conference will promote Island and iconic sheep breed

A conference being held this autumn will attract delegates from around the world and put the Manx Loaghtan sheep in the spotlight. The Island is hosting the...
Monday, 12 June 2017

Championing Manx produce

A newly-launched food label that clearly identifies produce as being Manx has been adopted for the first time by a local eating establishment. The provenance...
Monday, 12 June 2017

Show your support for local food and drink with a sticker

Show your support for Isle of Man food and drink as you travel around the Island and further afield.  That is the invitation from the Department of...
Tuesday, 16 May 2017
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