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Teagasc National Beef Conference

Event Time 6pm
Venue McWilliam Park Hotel, Claremorris, Co. Mayo
‘Irish Beef – A Changing Landscape’

The theme of this year's Teagasc National Beef Conference is Irish Beef - A Changing Landscape. 

AGENDA  
6:00pm Welcome 
Vivian Silke, Teagasc Regional Manager, Mayo 
6:10pm Opening Address
Professor Gerry Boyle, Teagasc Director 
SESSION ONE:
Chaired by: Dr Ger Ryan, General Manager, Dovea Genetics 
6:20pm New Markets for Irish Beef
Joe Burke, Bord Bia
6:45pm Suckler Efficiencies in Practice
Alan Dillon, Teagasc
7:10pm Beef Data Genomics Programme (BDGP)
Beef Environmental Efficiency Pilot (BEEP)
Dr. Andrew Cromie, ICBF
7:35pm Genetics of Beef Eating Quality
Dr. Donagh Berry, Teagasc
SESSION TWO - PANEL DISCUSSION:
Beef – Facts and the Future’
Facilitated by: Adam Woods, Beef Editor, Irish Farmers Journal 
  Panellists
Dale Crammond, Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine
Kevin Hanrahan, Teagasc
Senator Ian Marshall
Bernie Earley, Teagasc
  Topics Covered
  • Meeting Requirements for Climate Change
  • Contribution of the Cattle Sector to the Rural Economy
  • Brexit and Beef
  • Animal Welfare
9:00pm Close of Conference
Professor Tom Kelly, Director of Knowledge Transfer, Teagasc

No admission fee
All are welcome

For further information please contact:
Email: loreto.ferguson@teagasc.ie
Tel: (049) 4338644

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