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‘Ewe’ want to learn about sheep

Event Time 9am - 1pm
Venue Teagasc, Mellows Campus, Athenry, Co Galway
Festival of Farming and Food – SFI Science Week at Teagasc

Teagasc Athenry opens its doors to students from local secondary schools to its research centre in Athenry this Science Week. The exhibits on display include:

  • Animal Science - Here students will see how science is being used to address issues related to reproduction and parasitism in sheep.
  • Sheep Breeds - View alternative sheep breeds – their attributes and role(s) in Irish farming
  • Grassland and the environment - different grass and clover species and learn about nitrogen fixation. Dealing with environmental issues, use of slurry and fertilizer, etc.
  • Education- Careers in Agriculture

Contact: norina.coppinger@teagasc.ie

For a full listing of events organised by Teagasc during Science Week click here http://www.sfi.ie/events/