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Teagasc Research Insights Webinars

Welcome to the Teagasc Research Insights webinar series.

A series of webinars focused on addressing the challenges and opportunities in the agri-food sector and showcasing the latest thinking and Teagasc’s research in these areas.

Our one-hour webinars with Teagasc Researchers are aimed at anyone interested in our research, including professionals in the agriculture and food industry, other researchers, media, farmers, policy makers, EU and other international researchers and professionals.

View upcoming webinars below

View past webinars here

Webinar 18 - Role of grass breeding and evaluation to increase the sustainability of pasture-based systems

Wednesday, 12th May at 9.30 am

This webinar discussed new innovations in the grass/white clover breeding and the evaluation programme at Teagasc.


Michael O'Donovan - Head of Research Department, Teagasc


  • Patrick Conaghan - Teagasc grass breeding program
  • Stephen Byrne - Application of genomic selection to grass breeding
  • Tomas Tubritt - New developments to the Pasture Profit index


Webinar 19 - Increasing the welfare of farm animals 

Wednesday, 26th May at 9.30am 

This webinar will discuss the most recent Teagasc research on improving the welfare of dairy cows, beef cattle and pigs.


Paul Crosson - Research Officer, Teagasc



Webinar 20 - Antimicrobial and anthelmintic resistance in farm animals

Wednesday, 9th June at 9.30am

This webinar will discuss the importance of reducing the use of both antibiotics and anthelmintics on farms in order to reduce resistance.


Paul Crosson - Research Officer, Teagasc


  • Edgar Garcia Manzanilla - Reducing antimicrobial resistance - AMR
  • Orla Keane - Reducing antiparasitic resistance - APR
  • Niamh Field - Clinical aspects of AMR & APR


Webinar 21 - The production of high quality milk for a competitive international market

Wednesday, 23rd June at 9.30am

This webinar will discuss the production of high quality milk to produce high quality and safe dairy products.


Padraig French - Head of Livestock Systems Department and Dairy Enterprise Leader


  • David Gleeson - Production of milk with low microbial load in a chlorine-free environment
  • Pablo Silva Bolona - Control and prevention of contagious mastitis
  • Bernie O’Brien - Residues in milk – update on progress and ongoing challenge


Webinar 16 - New insights into feeding dairy cows at pasture

Wednesday, 14th April, 9.30 am

This webinar examined new insights to feeding dairy cows at pasture. The results from a joint research programme between Teagasc Moorepark and Department of Animal Science, Cornell University were presented by Michael Dineen.


Michael O'Donovan - Head of Research Department, Teagasc


Michael Dineen - Research Officer, Teagasc


View questions and answers from the webinar here: Questions and Answers(PDF)

Webinar 17 - Using white clover to reduce chemical nitrogen application and increase animal performance

Wednesday, 28th April at 9.30 am

This webinar discussed the benefits on including white clover in grassland in terms of animal performance and environmental sustainability plus how best to incorporate into grassland farms.


Padraig French - Head of Livestock Systems Department and Dairy Enterprise Leader



Past Webinars

Advancements in Animal Breeding Webinars

Land Use Webinars - Making the most of our land

The Soil Series

Food Series