This year’s IASTA Annual Conference takes place on Saturday April 5th 2014 at the Talbot Hotel in Carlow. There is a wide programme of lectures and workshops taking place, including discussions on the new assessments of practical coursework. There will also be a visit to Oakpark Research Centre and a wide range of trade stands (including the Irish Farmers Journal, Coorevin Farm, The Robotic Milking Farm, Airfield Farm and Gardens, Agriaware, Edco Publishing, UCD and Cloughjordan House. Agriaware will also launch new resources of Transition Year agricultural science. The full programme is available here.