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Teagasc NFS 2020 Sustainability Report Launch

On Tuesday 30th November at 10 am Teagasc will launch it's NFS 2020 Sustainability Report online. The 2020 report uses the Teagasc National Farm Survey (NFS) to track the performance of dairy, cattle, sheep and tillage farms in improving their economic, environmental and social sustainability.

The webinar will provide the latest sustainability assessment for Irish agriculture as well as providing an update to the creation of biodiversity indicators through the NFS.  Finally, action for improving sustainability will be discussed in the context of the Teagasc Signpost Programme.

The panellists and topics discussed will include:

  • Introduction
    Frank O’ Mara, Director of Teagasc
  • Policy Developments
    Trevor Donnellan, Head of Agricultural Economics & Farm Surveys Department, Teagasc 
  • Presentation of 2020 sustainability results
    Cathal Buckley, Economist – Agricultural Economics & Farm Surveys Department, Teagasc 
  • Biodiversity indicators measurement through the NFS
    John Finn, Teagasc Researcher in Biodiversity & Farmland Ecology 
  • Overview of developments in the Teagasc Signpost Programme
    Tom O’Dwyer, Head of Signpost Programme