Author: Natalie Chrapla

A Modern Perspective on Seaweed Resource Science: A Conversation with Micheál Mac Monagail

 

If you haven’t spent much time studying seaweed, you might be surprised by how complicated this marine resource can be. Different species have unique growing conditions, biological properties, and benefits to human beings. For an organization like Arramara Teoranta to truly understand the complexities of Ascophyllum nodosum and how our sustainable harvesting methods influence the […]

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How Seaweed Can Help Pork Producers Overcome the Dangers of Heat Stress in Pigs

 

With temperatures exceeding 40° C across the European Union, there is a serious threat not only to people but to livestock throughout the continent. We’re also seeing heatwaves hit close to home. In July, Charlie McConalogue, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, had clear advice for farmers across Ireland: take the extra steps […]

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Best dating sites

 

Many local newspapers had online personals in the mid 1990s but were bought out by these big dating sites. From some of the comments it really shows how desperate dating sites are for money that they even advertise in comment sections. You have a much better chance going to local events and you will probably […]

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Can Seaweed for Horses Help Irish Breeders Gain More Renown?

 

If you follow horse racing, you know that Irish thoroughbreds are renowned the world over. Our limestone-rich lowland soil provides breeds of all sizes or disciplines with the calcium necessary to build strong bones for sturdy animals. Horses that spend their days galloping to outpace the fastest equines on the planet need a calcium-rich diet […]

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Carbon Sequestration in Soil Can Fight Climate Change. Here’s the Role Soil Conditioners Play

 

Good soil is a gift that keeps on giving. Communities flourish when the structure of their soil increases aeration, absorbs water, retains nutrients and allows beneficial microorganisms to thrive. Yet more than just establishing healthy crops and gardens, grasslands and golf greens, a robust soil structure may contribute to a lower CO2 in the atmosphere. […]

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Why You Need the Polysaccharides from Seaweed in Your Animal Feed

 

Is Ireland and the EU about to enter a food security crisis? It’s possible. Charlie McConalogue, the Minister for Agriculture, wants to monitor the supply chain and has encouraged Irish farmers throughout the countryside to plant wheat, barley and other grains on their land. This news indicates that farmers might be struggling further to obtain […]

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Our 2021 Seaweed Insights Can Help Irish Farmers Enhance Feed Quality

 

Staying true to farming traditions while keeping family farms and large-scale operations viable is a tricky prospect. The world is changing, and it’s important for Irish producers to adapt practices that protect their livelihoods and amplify their profits. If farmers are going to effectively walk that tightrope, they’ll need to explore innovations in animal science […]

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