1: Sustainability.

In this episode we’ll discuss sustainability in agriculture; and the drive towards practicing agriculture and the production of food in a more environmentally-friendly way.

Professor Alex Evans, Head of the School of Agriculture and Food Science, provides us with an overview on the sustainability challenges facing agriculture in Ireland and around the world, as well as outlining some solutions that researchers at UCD are working on.

Tommy Boland, Professor of Ruminant Nutrition and Sheep Production, describes his research into reducing the emissions of methane ‘greenhouse gas’ from cattle and sheep.Julie Dowsett, in what will be a regular slot, tells us about the very latest research and activities of interest to the public going on inside the School.