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The Role of Legumes in Reducing Fertilizer N Usage Webinar


Legumes can replace fertilizer N on grassland and arable farms, lowering greenhouse gas and ammonia emissions and improving water quality. The third Legume Innovation and Networking Workshop takes place online as an interactive webinar on Wednesday 3rd March at 9.30am. Register here

EU Green Deal aims to lower mineral fertilizer N use: The essential role of legumes

 

The Farm to Fork Strategy in the EU Green Deal aims to lower fertilizer N use. Legumes can replace fertilizer N on grassland and arable farms, lowering greenhouse gas and ammonia emissions and improving water quality.

The third Legume Innovation and Networking Workshop will take place online on Wednesday 3rd March 2021 as an interactive webinar with the title: EU Green Deal aims to lower mineral fertilizer N use: The essential role of legumes.

The Legumes Innovation Network seeks to identify transition paths enabling home-grown legumes in more sustainable food- and feed-value chains. This webinar will examine prospects for greater legume use in agriculture and obstacles to adoption on farms.

Speakers

 

Agenda

The role of legumes in achieving carbon neutrality for UK agriculture
Professor Bob Rees, SRUC

Prospects for organic agriculture in Ireland
Elaine Leavy, Teagasc

Prospects for legumes in Irish cropping systems
Michael Hennessy, Teagasc

Prospects for legumes – an industry perspective
Dave Barry, Goldcrop