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2020 Virtual Dairy Conference - Overall Summary

On Tuesday 24th & Wednesday 25th November, the Teagasc 2020 Virtual Dairy Conference took place. This was in the form of a webinar each morning at 10am followed by “The Dairy Edge Podcast” live at 7pm each evening. Access all the latest dairy research and best technical advice from both days here

If you missed out on any aspect of the variety of Teagasc researchers, specialists, dairy farmers and international experts sharing their expertise and experience then you can access it now below.

Making Better Use of Fertiliser N Webinar

On Tuesday morning at 10 am an hour-long, live, interactive panel discussion facilitated by Dr. Stan Lalor, Head of Knowledge Transfer, Teagasc took place, which focused on making better use of fertiliser N.  The panellists were Dr. Laurence Shalloo, Teagasc Moorepark ,  Dr. Elodie Ruelle, Teagasc Moorepark , Dr. Owen Fenton, Teagasc Johnstown Castle

View recording below

A new Teagasc report on the efficient use of fertiliser nitrogen was published during the webinar

The Dairy Edge Podcast LIVE - Role of Clover

On Tuesday evening at 7pm, and presented by Emma Louise Coffey, The Dairy Edge looked at the role of clover in both increasing milk solids production and reducing chemical fertiliser inputs. Emma Louise’s guests were: Dr. Mike Egan, Teagasc Moorepark and John McNamara, Dairy Farmer and 2018 Grassland Farmer of the Year

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Improving sustainability through improving on farm efficiency

On Wednesday morning at 10am an hour-long, live interactive panel discussion facilitated by Dr. Karina Pierce, Enterprise Ireland focused on improving sustainability through the use proven technologies at farm level. The Panel included Dr. John Roche, Down to Earth Consultancy, Hamilton, New Zealand, Dr. Brendan Horan, Teagasc Moorepark Brian Rushe, Dairy Farmer, IFA Vice-President and Teagasc Authority member

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Dairy Edge Podcast Live - The Teagasc Dairy Roadmap Targets

Finally on Wednesday evening at 7pm, presented by Emma Louise Coffey, The Dairy Edge looked at how Dara Killeen, dairy farmer, Co. Galway  has focused on achieving key efficiency targets to sustainably grow his business. Patrick Gowing, Teagasc Oak Park  was also a guest of Emma Louise's on night. 

View recording below