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National Crops Forum - Part One

This year due to Covid19 restrictions the annual National Crops Forum will take place virtually over two evenings. Part One of the Forum took place on Thursday, 10th September and focused on varieties and agronomy.

Part One of the Forum focused on the cereal varieties available this year, new BYDV technologies and agronomy issues for 2020. 

Topics covered and speakers included:

  • Variety Update 
    John Joe Byrne, Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine (DAFM)
  • BYDV Tolerance - New Varietal Technology 
    Tim O Donovan, Seedtech 
  • Planning for a Stable Income & Agronomic Update 
    Shay Phelan, Teagasc Tillage Specialist

All speakers participated in a Q&A session towards the end of the Forum.

View recording below

Part Two of the National Crops next Forum takes place this Thursday, 17th September focusing on the Green Deal and Farm to Fork – implications for tillage farmers. More information and register here