‘Ewe’ want to learn about sheep16 November 2017 16 November 2017
Venue Teagasc, Mellows Campus, Athenry, Co Galway
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
For a full listing of events organised by Teagasc during Science Week click here http://www.sfi.ie/events/