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Sustainability Discussion at Teagasc Moorepark

An industry forum on the challenges and opportunities facing the Irish dairy industry took place at the Teagasc dairy event in Moorepark. The forum was broadcast live on Wednesday evening and a recording of the discussion and debate is now published on the Teagasc YouTube channel. View it here

Sustainable dairying was the topic for discussion with a particular focus on environmental sustainability as the agrifood sector seeks to meet the commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve water quality and improve biodiversity in Ireland.

The participants in the debate were Professor Gerry Boyle, Director of Teagasc; John Jordan, Chief Executive of Ornua; Marie Donnelly, Chairperson of Climate Change Advisory Council and Padraig Walshe, dairy farmer from county Laois. The discussion was facilitated by Sharon Ní Bheoláin from RTÉ.

Watch the forum discussion here below 

The Teagasc dairy event, Moorepark’21, which took place over three days this week was sponsored by FBD Insurance, with additional support from Ornua and Allied Irish Bank.

If you couldn't attend the Teagasc Dairy Open Day, Moorepark21, you can view the welcome board and the four main boards here on Teagasc Daily at Moorepark21 - Watch it back online

View the full version of the Moorepark21 - Teagasc Dairy Open Day booklet here