Ireland’s opportunity lies not just in the export of food products, but in information technology expertise in this area.

The point where technology and agriculture meet is not limited to farm machinery. There is far more going on in this sector, which last year accounted(...)

Minister for Agriculture, Marine and Food, Simon Coveney TD said food production would have to increase by 50 per cent in less than 20 years time to meet demand. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The world is facing a “virtually impossible challenge” of increasing food production by 50 per cent in two decades while protecting the environment fr(...)