Jack & Larry Kearney's Teagasc/Glanbia Open Source Future Farm Walk15 October 2021 15 October 2021
Venue Rathcormack, Co. Cork
Join us on Friday, 15 October at 11am on the farm of Jack & Larry Kearney, Rathcormack, Co. Cork, P61 DK10 for a Teagasc/Glanbia Open Source Future Farm Walk.
Jack is a farmer participant in the Teagasc/Glanbia Future Farm Programme. Jack along with his parents Larry and Annette are farming 78Ha in Rathcormac, Co. Cork. In 2019 they milked 140 cows and had 40 replacement units. The plan is to milk 150 cows and rear 35 heifers. The calving interval is 376 days with a 91% six week calving rate. Read more about Jack here.
Topics discussed during the farm walk will include:
- Carbon footprint explained
- Water quality
- Grass and cow performance update
- Animal Health
Numbers will be limited at this event in line with government Covid-19 guidelines and pre-registration is essential.