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Signpost Farm Walks

The Signpost Programme, led by Teagasc, will run a series of farm walks in conjunction with programme partners including CarberyDairygoldGlanbia IrelandKerry AgribusinessLakeland and the Teagasc tillage team to address topics including clover incorporation, grassland management and breeding management.

See dates and venues below



Previous Events


Signpost Farm Walks


Thursday, 24th March | 11am

On the farm of Kevin and Enda Farrell, Corobola, Carrickedmond, Ballymahon, Co. Longford. Eircode: N39 KR98.  

Topics discussed during the farm walk included:

  • Grassland management
  • Fertiliser advice
  • Breeding management


Tuesday, 29th March | 11am

On the farm of Peadar O'Driscoll, Reenmurragha, Churchcross, Skibbereen, Co. Cork. Eircode: P81 NX61.

Topics discussed during the farm walk included:

  • Grass
  • Breeding
  • Clover

Wednesday, 30th March | 11am

On the farm of Padraig Cunnane, Gurteen, Bandon, Co. Cork. Eircode: P72 P298.

Topics discussed during the farm walk included:

  • Grass
  • Breeding
  • Clover

Tuesday, 5th April | 11am

On the farm of William Dennehy, Killentierna, Currow, Co. Kerry. Eircode: V93 HR25.

Topics discussed during the farm walk included:

  • Clover incorporation
  • Breeding management

Tuesday, 5th April | 11am

On the farm of Donal Kavanagh, Carrigeen, Baltinglass, Co. Wicklow. Eircode: W91 YD25.

Topics discussed during the farm walk included:

  • Farm Overview
    Review of breeding plans and policies with host farmer and plans for the future
  • New updates on sire advice, bull teams, dairy calf index, sex semen
  • Importance of milk recording, calving reports and using that data for the herd plus herd health
  • Breeding for the Future Herd and Sustainability

Thursday, 7th April | 11am

On the farm of Sean & Diarmuid Fitzgerald, Cratloe, Co. Clare. Eircode: V95 EP9F.

Topics discussed during the farm included:

  • Clover incorporation
  • Breeding management

Thursday, 7th April | 11am

On the farm of Shay Ryan, Rochestown, New Ross, Co. Wexford. Eircode: Y34 FY00

Topics discussed during the farm walk included:

  • Farm Overview
    Review of breeding plans and policies with host farmer and plans for the future
  • New updates on sire advice, bull teams, dairy calf index, sex semen
  • Importance of milk recording, calving reports and using that data for the herd plus herd health
  • Breeding for the Future Herd and Sustainability

Friday, 8th April | 11am

On the farm of John & Brendan Walsh, Ballylooby, Co. Tipperary. Eircode: E21 T938.

Topics discussed during the farm walk include:

  • Clover incorporation
  • Breeding management

Tuesday, 12th April | 11am

On the farm of Sean Barry, Pallasgreen, Co. Limerick. Eircode: V94 W447.

Topics discussed during the farm walk included:

  • Clover incorporation
  • Breeding management

Wednesday, 13th April | 11am

On the farm of Joe Carroll, Ballyheigue, Co. Kerry. Eircode: V92 XN67.

Topics discussed during the farm walk included:

  • Clover incorporation
  • Breeding management

Thursday, 14th April | 11am

On the farm of Jimmy Cotter, Leades, Coachford, Co Cork. Eircode: P12 DA58.

Topics discussed during the farm walk included:

  • Clover incorporation
  • Breeding management


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