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Counting Carbon: Science and Practice

Event Time 9.30 AM - 3.30 PM
Venue Teagasc, Ashtown Research Centre, Dublin 15, D15 DY05

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Join us on Thursday, 20th June in Teagasc, Ashtown, Dublin 15 for our ‘Counting Carbon: Science & Practice’ Conference where leading experts will converge to explore innovative approaches to carbon farming.

At this conference, we will bridge the gap between theory and application in carbon counting, as we delve into both the science and practice behind this crucial aspect of sustainable agriculture.

Explore innovative strategies, gain insights from experts, and contribute to shaping the future of carbon farming.


TimeProgramme - Topics and Speakers
9.30 AM Registration/Tea & Coffee
10.00 AM Welcome Address - Frank O'Mara, Teagasc 
10.10 AM Opening Address
  Keynote Speakers - Chair - Frank O'Mara, Teagasc
10.20 AM EU Carbon Farming Framework & Certification - Christian Holzleitner DG Clima
10.40 AM Farming Carbon – Concepts and Challenges - Gary Lanigan, Teagasc & Giulia Bondi, Teagasc
11.00 AM Q & A
  Session 1 - Counting Carbon - The Science - Chair - Karen Daly, Teagasc
11.15 AM Counting Carbon on Mineral Soils - Rachael Murphy & Giulia Bondi, Teagasc
11.30 AM Counting Carbon on Agricultural Peat Soils - Matthew Saunders, TCD
11.45 AM Forestry Carbon Accounting - Junliang Zou, Teagasc
12.00 PM Soil Carbon Monitoring, Reporting & Verification - Stuart Green, Teagasc
12.15 PM Q & A
12.45 PM  Lunch & Poster Viewing
  Session 2 - Counting Carbon - The Practice - Chair Stan Lalor, Teagasc
1.30 PM Irish Carbon Farming Framework - Bernard Harris, DAFM
1.45 PM Carbon Farming in France - Anaïs L’Hote, Institut de l'Elevage (idele) 
2.00 PM Pathways to Net Zero Farming Systems – Teagasc
2.15 PM Peat Carbon Farming – Experiences from Farm Peat - Caroline Lalor, Farm Peat EIP
2.30 PM Q & A
2.50 PM Stakeholder Panel Discussion
3.20 PM Conference Close - Karl Richards, Teagasc