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John Ryan's Teagasc/Glanbia Open Source Future Farm Walk

Event Time 11am
Venue Gortnahoe, Co. Tipperary
Farming in a Changing Landscape

Join us on Friday, 8 October at 11am on the farm of John Ryan, Gortnahoe, Co. Tipperary, E41 NY03 for a Teagasc/Glanbia Open Source Future Farm Walk.  

John is a farmer participant in the Teagasc/Glanbia Future Farm Programme. John and his father Tom are farming 70 Ha near Gortnahoe, Co.Tipperary.  In 2019, they milked 138 cows and reared 30 replacement units. The overall stocking rate is 2.3 LU/ Ha and the milking platform stocking rate is 4 cows/Ha.  Read more about John's farm here.

Topics discussed during the farm walk will include:

  • Carbon footprint explained
  • Water quality
  • Biodiversity
  • 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.