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Agriculture Related News

Local food and drink producers invited to exhibit at major food and drink events

Local food and drink producers are being invited to exhibit at three major on-Island events this year. The events include the Southern Agricultural Show, Royal...
Monday, 18 February 2019

Raise your glasses to Refill Isle of Man

A scheme to make it easy to obtain drinking water when on the move is launched in the Isle of Man today. Refill Isle of Man encourages shops, cafes,...
Monday, 14 January 2019

Sponsors sought for 11th Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival

Sponsors are being sought for the 11th Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival.  The festival, run by the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture (DEFA),...
Thursday, 10 January 2019

Marketing workshops for food and drink businesses

Food and drink businesses are invited to sign up for marketing workshops being run this March by the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture...
Wednesday, 9 January 2019

Illegal fishing: DEFA urges public to remain vigilant

The Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture is asking for the public’s help in protecting salmon and sea trout by reporting illegal fishing...
Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Tynwald asked to consider drought relief scheme to help farmers

Tynwald is being asked to consider a £1.2 million scheme of grants to help farmers who have been affected by a cold and wet spring followed by one of the...
Thursday, 4 October 2018

Farmers assisted with advance payment as dry weather continues

Farmers are this week receiving an advance payment from the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture (DEFA) to support them with buying feed and bedding...
Thursday, 26 July 2018

Public reassured discolouration of sea water is natural phenomenon

The public are being reassured that patches of red sea water that have been spotted around parts of the Island over recent days – particularly at Douglas, Laxey...
Tuesday, 10 July 2018

New scheme to help low income households improve energy efficiency

Tynwald will be asked to approve a new scheme at its July sitting which aims to support low income households to improve the energy efficiency of their...
Tuesday, 10 July 2018

Nine new marine nature reserves to be created

The Isle of Man will have nine new marine nature reserves from 1 September 2018, bringing the total to 10. The Island currently has one such reserve – Ramsey...
Tuesday, 10 July 2018
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