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The Signpost Series Webinars


Webinar 65 - Farmer Focus: "Protecting dung beetles while managing parasites, a positive feedback loop."

Dung-Beetles - A Positive Feedback Loop (pdf) Bruce Thompson, Dairy Farmer 


Webinar 64 - High Nature Value Farmland in Ireland: marginal farming or central role in combating climate and biodiversity challenges?

High Nature Value Farmland in Ireland (pdf) Dr James Moran, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT)


Webinar 63 - Commercial dairy farming without fertilizer N

Commercial dairy farming without fertilizer N (pdf) Dr James Humphreys, Teagasc Moorepark


Webinar 62 - The All Ireland Pollinator Plan

The All Ireland Pollinator Plan - sharing stories to change behaviour (pdf) Dr Úna Fitzpatrick, Biodiversity Ireland


Webinar 61 - A farmers perspective on Biodiversity, Emissions and Water Quality

A farmers perspective on biodiversity emissions and water quality (pdf) Thomas Duffy Dairy Farmer and Past President of Macra Na Feirme


Webinar 60 - Farmland Birds and the Birds of Conservation Concern in Ireland

Birds of conservation concern in Ireland (pdf) Dr. Anita Donaghy, Birdwatch Ireland


Webinar 59 - Renewable gas and circular economies

Renewable gas and the Mitchelstown Central Grid Injection facility (pdf) Niamh Gillen & Ian Kilgallon, Gas Networks Ireland


Webinar 58 - Celebrating our biodiversity and motivating farmers to address the climate and biodiversity emergency

Celebrating our biodiversity and motivating farmers to address the climate and biodiversity emergency (pdf) Dr Brendan Dunford, Manager of The Burren Programme


Webinar 57 - Water Quality: the challenge of understanding and valuing it!

Water Quality - The challenge of understanding and valuing water (pdf) - Bernie O' Flaherty, Local Authority Waters Programme (LAWPRO)


Webinar 56 - Agri-food Strategy 2030 - The Environmental Ambition

Agri-food Strategy 2030 - The Environmental Ambition (pdf) Tom Arnold


Webinar 55 - Water quality – national problems, local solutions

Water quality – national problems, local solutions (pdf) Jenny Deakin, Environmental Protection Agency, EPA


Webinar 54 - The BRIDE Project, Results-based Payments and how farmers can be rewarded for environmental improvement

The BRIDE Project, Results-based Payments and how farmers can be rewarded for environmental improvement (pdf) Donal Sheehan, BRIDE Project Manager


Webinar 53 - Context, Measurement and mitigation of methane emissions in Irish dairy systems

GHG Emissions (pdf) - Laurence Shalloo, Katie Starsmore, Ben Lahart and Jonathan Herron, Teagasc

Trial Work (pdf) - Katie Starsmore, Teagasc


Webinar 52 - Climate Mitigation Options through Afforestation

Climate Mitigation Options through Afforestation (pdf) Tom Houlihan, Teagasc Forestry Specialist

Climate Mitigation Options through Afforeastation (pdf) Dr. Kevin Black, Forestry, Environmental Research and Services (FERS)


Webinar 51 - Multispecies Swards - sward and animal performance under reduced nitrogen fertiliser inputs 

Presentation to follow - Dr. Helen Sheridan and Prof Tommy Boland, University College Dublin


Webinar 50 - Working with farmers to Improve Water Quality

Working with Farmers to improve Water Quality (pdf) Noel Meehan & Edward Burgess, Teagasc


Webinar 49 - Multi-species mixtures increase yields and resilience to drought, with lower nitrogen inputs

Multi-species mixtures increase yields & drought resilience, with lower nitrogen inputs (pdf) John Finn, Teagasc

John Finn, Guylain Grange, Saoirse Cummins, Eamon Haughey, Dominika Krol, Caroline Brophy, Matthias Suter, Laura Kirwan, John Connolly, Andi Luescher, Teagasc


Webinar 48 - Low Impact Weed Control - Protecting Drinking Water Sources

Low Impact Weed Control - Protecting Drinking Water (pdf) John Keogh, Animal & Plant Health Association (APHA)


Webinar 47 - Approach to Sustainability at Carbery

Sustainability Approach at Carbery Group (pdf) Enda Buckley and Aoife Feeney, Carbery Group

 


Webinar 46 - The Impact of Climate Change on Smallholder Food Production in the Tropics

The Impact of Climate Change on Smallholder Food Production in the Tropics (pdf) Paul Wagstaff, Self Help Africa

 


Webinar 45 - The Signposts Farm Programme: Teagasc campaign for climate action

The Signpost Farm Programme - Leading climate action by Irish farmers (pdf) Tom O'Dwyer, Teagasc

 


Webinar 44 - Protected Urea - A Research Update

Protected Urea - A Research Update (pdf) Patrick Forrestal & Colleagues, Teagasc, Johnstown Castle

 


Webinar 43 - Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Emissions – New Zealand’s story

Agricultural GHG Emissions – New Zealand’s story (pdf) Sinead Leahy, New Zealand Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre (NZAGRC)

 


Webinar 42 - Strategies to reduce methane emissions from agriculture

Strategies to reduce methane emissions from agriculture (pdf) Sinead Waters, Teagasc

 


Webinar 41 - Organic Farming - Steps to on farm conversion and opportunities

Organic Farming - Steps to on farm conversion and oppertunities (pdf) Elaine Leavy, Teagasc

 


Webinar 40 - AgClimatise

AgClimatise - A roadmap to Climate Neutrality for Irish Agriculture (pdf) Dale Crammond, Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine

 


Webinar 39 - NFGWS Drinking Water Source Protection Pilot Project Phase 2

National Pilot Ground Water Source Protection Programme Roscommon (pdf) Sean Corrigan, NFGWS

National Federation of Group Water Schemes Phase II Source Protection Pilot Project (pdf) Patrick McCabe, NFGWS

 


Webinar 38 - Emerging trends in EU Policy - CAP, Green Deal, Farm to Fork

Emerging Trends in EU Policy - CAP Green Deal Farm to Fork (pdf) Alan Matthews

 


Webinar 37 - Measuring and Mapping Hedges

Measuring and Mapping Hedgerows (pdf) Stuart Green, Teagasc

 


Webinar 36 - Growing hedges for a sustainable future & Launch of hedgerow week 2020

Growing hedges for a sustainable future (pdf) Catherine Keena, Teagasc

 


Webinar 35 - proactively improving human and environmental health through good science

Smart Food Solutions - One Health from Soil to Society (pdf) John Gilliland, Devenish 

 


Webinar 34 - Creating and Shaping the development of Irelands Bioeconomy

Creating and Shaping the development of Irelands Bioeconomy (pdf) Patrick Barrett, Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine

 


Webinar 33 - MCPA herbicide: new insights from catchment scale research in the North-West 

MCPA herbicide - New insights from catchment scale research in the north west (pdf) Philip Jordan, Ulster University

 


Webinar 32 - The Economics of catchment management, linking science and farmer behaviour in the ACP 

The Economics of catchment management - linking science and farmer behavior in the ACP (pdf) Michele McCormack, Agricultural Catchments Programme, Teagasc

 


Webinar 31 - Animal breeding as a cumulative and permanent strategy to environmental stewardship

Lowering Irelands environmental hoofprint (pdf) Donagh Berry, VistaMilk, Teagasc

 


Webinar 30 - The Agricultural Catchments Programme assessment of the Nitrates Derogation

ACP Nitrates Derogation Evaluation (pdf) Edward Burgess, Agricultural Catchments Programme, Teagasc

 


Webinar 29 - 11 years of Hi-resolution water monitoring. An overview of the equipment and methods undertaken by the ACP in six agricultural catchments

11 years of High Resolution Water Monitoring (pdf) David Ryan, Agricultural Catchments Programme, Teagasc

Recording to follow


Webinar 28 - What impacts the quality of water in Agricultural Catchments Programme [ACP]? Findings from 11 years of high resolution monitoring in the ACP.

Findings from 11 years of high temporal resolution monitoring in the ACP (pdf) Per-Erik Mellander, Agricultural Catchments Programme, Teagasc

 


Webinar 27 - Biodiversity - Semi-natural grasslands in Ireland - precious resources under threat

Semi natural grasslands in Ireland - precious resources under threat (pdf) Maria Long, National Parks & Wildlife Service

 


Webinar 26 - Biodiversity - Natural Capital on Irish Farmland

Natural Capital on Irish Farmland (pdf) Jane Stout, Trinity College Dublin

 


Webinar 25 - Biodiversity on farmland: current status, policy impacts, farm-scale responses

Farmland Biodiversity - Ecological policy and practice (pdf) Daire Ó hUallacháin, Teagasc

Farmland Biodiversity - Ecological policy and practice (pdf) John Finn, Teagasc

 

 


Webinar 24 - Biodiversity - Supporting Pollinators through Agri Environmental Interventions

Supporting pollinators through Agri Environmental Interventions (pdf) Lorna Cole, SRUC, Scotland

Recommendations to ensure the-CAP post 2020 supports insect pollinators (pdf) Lorna Cole, SRUC, Scotland

 


Webinar 23 - Biodiversity - Nature of Irish Hedgerows

The Nature of Irish Hedgerows (pdf) Catherine Keena, Teagasc

 


Webinar 22 - Energy

The role of energy efficient and renewable technologies in decarbonising agriculture (pdf) Barry Caslin, Teagasc

Energy Efficiency and Generation - Dairy (pdf) John Upton, Teagasc

 


Webinar 21 - Woodlands for Water

Woodlands for Water (pdf) Kevin Collins and Ken Bucke, Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine

 


Webinar 20 - Carbon Sequestration in Grassland 

Carbon Sequestration in Temperate Grasslands (pdf) Donal O'Brien, Teagasc

 


Webinar 19 - Climate Adaption Policy

Grass growth variability-what can we improve (pdf) Michael O'Donovan, Teagasc

 Adapting to the impacts of climate change in the Agriculture Sector (pdf) Damien Wyse, Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine

 


Webinar 18 - Met Eireann - Ireland's Changing Climate

Irelands Changing Climate (pdf) Keith Lambkin, Met Eireann

 


Webinar 17 - Water Quality - ASSAP - Farming for Water Quality

ASSAP Farmer/Advisor Engagement and Farm Specific Plans (pdf) Noel Meehan, Teagasc

ASSAP and Sustainability Options and Approaches (pdf) Joe Crockett, Dairy Sustainability Ireland

 


Webinar 16 - Water Quality - Protecting natural waters through catchment management

Protecting natural waters through catchment management (pdf) Ruth Hennessy, LAWPRO

 


Webinar 15 - The Water Cycle - Where does all the water go? And Sediment impact on water quality

The Water Cycle - Where does all the water go? (pdf) Owen Fenton, Teagasc

Sediment and Water Quality (pdf) Daire OHuallachain, Teagasc

 


Webinar 14 - Forestry - Greenhouse Gas Emissions and the Role of Forestry

Forestry - Greenhouse Gas Emissions and the Role of Forestry (php) Tom Houlihan, Teagasc

 


Webinar 13 - Protecting Nitrogen and Phosphorus inputs on farms

Protecting Nitrogen and Phosphorus inputs on farms (pdf) David Wall, Teagasc

Protecting-Nitrogen and Phosphorus inputs on farms (pdf) Mark Plunkett, Teagasc

 


Webinar 12 - Water Quality - Phosphorus - interatction in soil and water

Phosphorus Interaction in soils and water (pdf) Karen Daly, Teagasc

 


Webinar 11 - Water Quality - Nitrogen - interactions between soil and water

Nitrogen interactions between soil and water (pdf) Karl Richards, Teagasc

 


Webinar 10 - Water Quality in Ireland - Current Status and Irelands 3rd River Basin Management Plan

Water Quality in Ireland Jenny Deakin, Environment Protection Agency EPA

 


Webinar 9 - Low Carbon Dairy Farming

Lowering the carbon footprint of pasture-based dairy production (pdf) James Humphreys, Teagasc


Webinar 8 - Use of Protected Urea

Use of Protected Urea (pdf) Patrick Forrestal and David Wall, Teagasc


Webinar 7 - Reducing Slurry Emissions

Slurry Management Options for Reducing Gaseous Emissions (pdf) David Wall, Teagasc

Managing Cattle Slurry Efficiently (pdf) Mark Plunkett, Teagasc


Webinar 6 - Maintaining the Derogation - The changes we need to see for a credible case

Maintaining the Derogation - The changes we need to see for a credible case Jack Nolan - Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine


Webinar 5 - Land Management - Drainage and Water Table Control

Land Management - Role of Land drainage - Water table control in GHG Mitigation (pdf) Patrick Tuohy, Teagasc


Webinar 4 - Feeding Management for Productive Ruminants

Feeding Management for Productive Ruminants Joe Patton, Teagasc

 


Webinar 3 - Options to Reduce GHGs - The GHG MACCs

Options to Reduce GHGs - The GHG MACCs Gary Lanigan, Teagasc

 


Webinar 2 - Reducing GHG Emissions in Irish Agriculture

 Reducing GHG Emissions in Irish Agriculture John Muldowney - Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine

 


Webinar 1 - GHG Why all the fuss?

National Inventory estimates of Agriculture and Land Use GHG emissions 1990 - 2016 (pdf) Philip O Brien - Environmental Protection Agency EPA