Agriculture Related News

Chamber of Commerce signs up to UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man pledge

Isle of Man Chamber of Commerce – the Island’s biggest business network – has signed up to the UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man pledge. Chief Minister Howard Quayle...
Thursday, 26 April 2018

Chief Minister praises schools’ work with UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man

Chief Minister Howard Quayle MHK is praising young people’s significant contribution to the Island’s future. The Chief Minister announced that all 37...
Monday, 16 April 2018

End of dog licenses as microchipping becomes compulsory from 1 April

Paying for an annual licence to own a dog is to end on 1 April 2018 with a change in the law making it compulsory for owners to have their dog microchipped...
Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Environment ministers launch first ever British-Irish Invasive Species Week

The Isle of Man is taking part in Invasive Species Week 2018 which marks the first time all eight members of the British-Irish Council (BIC) have come...
Monday, 26 March 2018

Plans to extend habitat for rare grasshopper highlights Island’s unique biosphere

A small number of highland cattle are to be introduced to Langness with the aim of extending the habitat there for a rare species of grasshopper. The Langness...
Tuesday, 13 March 2018

School pupils plant 5,000th tree for community woodland’s 10th anniversary

Pupils from Henry Bloom Noble Primary School have planted the five-thousandth tree at the Children’s Wood within the Conrhenny Community Woodland in...
Friday, 9 March 2018

King scallop statement Thursday 18 January

The Isle of Man is continuing to work with neighbouring jurisdictions to ensure its valuable king scallop fishery is sustainable.  Chief Minister Howard Quayle...
Thursday, 18 January 2018

BBC1 Countryfile star is celebrity guest at 10th anniversary Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival

Adam Henson, a presenter of BBC1’s Countryfile, will be the celebrity guest at this year’s Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival. The 10th anniversary event...
Wednesday, 3 January 2018

Warning after motorcyclists fined for illegal forest ride

Illegal use of motorbikes in the Island’s forests endangers the public and the environment and perpetrators will be prosecuted. That is the message from the...
Wednesday, 3 January 2018

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