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Advancements in Grassland Management Webinars

In the below webinars, Teagasc Researchers discussed strategies to increase animal performance from grazed pasture.

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



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