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us: Teagasc (Organization)

  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • us: Agriculture and Food Development Authority (Ireland)
    • us: AFDA (Agriculture and Food Development Authority)
    • us: Ireland. Teagasc
    • us: Ireland. Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine. Teagasc
  • Additional Information

    • Activity Start

    • Descriptor

        (lcsh) Administrative agencies
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Ireland
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Carlow (Ireland)
    • Associated Language

    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Agriculture--Economic aspects
          (lcsh) Agriculture--Research
            (lcsh) Agricultural industries
        • Earlier Established Forms

            Foras Talúntais Council for Development in Agriculture (Ireland)
        • Sources

          • found: Farm & food research, Oct. 1988: t.p. (Teagasc) p.17, etc. (Teagasc--the Agriculture and Food Development Authority (AFDA), was formed by the amalgamation of an Foras Talúntais with an Comhairle Oiliana Talmhaiochta)
          • found: Its website, viewed 13 Jan. 2015: home p. (Teagasc; Agriculture and Food Development Authority; head office: Teagasc, Oak Park, Carlow, Ireland) about p. (the national body providing integrated research, advisory and training services to the agriculture and food industry and rural communities; established in September 1988; appointed by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine)
          • found: Wikipedia, viewed 13 Jan. 2015 (Teagasc; in Irish means "Instruction"; the semi-state authority in the Republic of Ireland responsible for research and development, training and advisory services in the agri-food sector; official title of the body is Teagasc - The Agriculture and Food Development Authority; in 1988 Teagasc succeeded An Foras Talúntais/The Agricultural Institute (AFT) which was responsible for agricultural research, and An Chomhairle Oiliúna Talmhaíochta/The Agricultural Training Council (ACOT) which was responsible for education and advisory services; the authority has a number of county advisory centres, colleges and research centres in which it carries out its main business)
        • Change Notes

          • 1992-09-21: new
          • 2015-01-14: revised
        • Alternate Formats