Author: micronagritech

How have we been dealing with Covid

How have we been dealing with Covid-19 as a Start-up company? The pandemic that hit Ireland in March 2020 has completely changed our world. As a start-up with only 5 team members made up of 4 founders who were undergraduates in their final year, and the 5th was part-time undergoing her PhD. July of 2020 […]

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Earthworms… such odd creatures

Earthworms… Such Strange Creatures Read More Earthworms… such odd creatures. They are basically a mouth and an anus and that’s it. But how very important they are to our ecosystem and land. Firstly, earthworms are everywhere. Within 1 hectare of land, you can find anywhere between 100,000 to 100,000,000 earthworms. Combined that weighs 100kg to […]

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Beetles Eat Sh*t

And no, we are not talking about John, Paul, George and Ringo here… Dung beetles, as the name would imply, absolutely love animal dung. They eat the stuff and live in it! Dung beetles are found on all animal farms and play a very important role in the food chain. They consume the pats on […]

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All About Coccidiosis

What is coccidiosis? Coccidiosis is one of the most common livestock diseases. It can cause gut damage, stunted growth and can damage production profits in lambs and calves. Although it is extremely rare that coccidiosis results in death, it does reduce growth and weight gain in the animals. There are over twenty species of coccidia […]

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Managing Internal Parasites in Cattle

It is important to have a worm control plan for your herd to ensure that your cattle are producing the best yield possible, but simply dosing regularly as a preventative measure is not effective in worm management or in cost. Using the incorrect wormers or using wormers at inappropriate times can cause resistance to build […]

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Micron Agritech Wins at National Startup Awards

https://secureservercdn.net/160.153.137.218/3jc.53f.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/StartUp-Awards-01-Micron-1.mp4 The start-up, which is a TU Dublin spin-out was founded in 2019 by Jose Lopez, Tara McElligott, Sean Smith, and Daniel Izquierdo. The students-turned-entrepreneurs have expanded the team to a total of 8 employees and just recently announced the closing of their €500,000 seed round. Speaking at the virtual award ceremony, the judges commented: […]

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Micron Agritech raises €500,000 in seed investment round

The agtech company has evolved from a college project to a groundbreaking company set to revolutionise animal testing. Dublin, December 8th, 2020 – Micron Agritech, the Irish agricultural technology company set to revolutionise animal health testing, has today announced that it has raised half a million euro in investment funding through a seed round. The […]

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