InterTradeIreland Seedcorn project manager, Connor Sweeney: “The 2013 format is intended to mirror the real-life investment procedure.” Photograph: Darryl Mooney

The InterTradeIreland All-Island Seedcorn competition is back and this year has incorporated some new features to ensure that it mimics the inv(...)

Extreme weather conditions, poor soil quality and intensive farming can all have a negative impact on the biological processes of plants, anima(...)