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John Galvin - Sustainable Grassland Farmer of the Year 2020


John Galvin is the Sustainable Category Winner in the 2020 Grassland Farmer of the Year Competition. Teagasc is hosting a dairy farm walk at John's farm in Dunmanway, Co. Cork, at 11am on August 26th.

John Galvin farms near Dunmanway, Co. Cork with his wife Yvonne and 4 children. John is milking 105 cows on a 35 ha milking platform on a relatively dry farm. The farm grew 15 T DM/Ha in 2020. John was the Sustainable Category Winner in the 2020 Grassland Farmer of the Year Competition.

Join us on Thursday 26th August at 11am on John’s farm as we discuss:

  • An Overview of John Galvin’s farm performance
  • Growing and utilising 15 T DM/Ha
  • Importance of good soil fertility
  • Autumn Grazing Targets to maximise days at grass

In order to adhere to public health guidelines, attendance will be by pre-registration only. On registering you will receive an email confirmation, which will be checked on entry for each individual.

You can register at: www.teagasc.ie/news--events/national-events/events/johngalvinfarmwalk