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Dairy Beef WebEx Event 2 - 15th October 2020


The second joint CAFRE/Teagasc dairy calf to beef WebEx event takes place on Thursday, 15th October at 7:30pm. It will focus on the CAFRE dairy beef KT project winter feeding regime & there will be an opportunity to hear about the research carried out by Teagasc in relation to dairy beef production.

James Henderson, CAFRE Beef Grassland Technology Demonstration Farmer will provide an overview of grassland utilisation on his farm and will explain how this ensures he is in the top 25% of CAFRE benchmarked farms.  The event will conclude by looking at dairy beef slaughter statistics and future market outlooks.

Chair:

  • Graeme Campbell (Senior Beef and Sheep Technologist, CAFRE)

Panel:

  • Dr Nicky Byrne,
    Livestock Systems Research Officer, Teagasc
  • Natasha Ferguson,
    Beef Technologist, CAFRE
  • James Henderson,
    CAFRE Technology Demonstration Farmer
  • Seamus McMenamin,
    Economist, LMC

Topics include:

  • Current Teagasc research;
  • CAFREs dairy beef KT project winter feeding regime;
  • Dairy beef slaughter statistics;
  • Grassland utilisation and beef finishing on James Hendersons farm.

How to join

Please note: You can join the event from 7.15pm, it will start promptly at 7.30pm.  It is advisable to download the Webex application in advance.

From your laptop or PC, please click on the button below or select the URL at the time of the event.

URL: https://nigov.webex.com/nigov/onstage/g.php?MTID=e47d9dd174c9da6b1890380719ef153e2 

** You will need to replace the prepopulated joining details with your own name and email address. 

The Event Password is Calf2020

From your mobile phone or tablet, please download the WebEx meetings app from your app store. Guidance can be found here

And enter the meeting number and password when prompted.
Event number (access  code): 137 569 5503 | Event password: Calf2020

How do I ask a question?

If you have any specific questions you would like to raise, you are welcome to send these in advance by emailing them to: graeme.campbell@daera-ni.gov.uk. These can then be answered by the panel during the event.

This event is being run as a Webex Event as such you will be muted, therefore the panellists will not be able to hear participants speak during the event. Your video will not be shown.

You will be able to hear and see those speaking and will have the opportunity to ask questions via an online Q & A facility which allows you to type questions in that may be answered during the event.