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Precise Application of Fertilisers

Event Time 2pm
Venue Gurteen Agricultural College, Co. Tipperary

Teagasc in association with the Fertiliser Association of Ireland will host a workshop on the Precise Application of Fertilisers on 12th February 2020 at Gurteen Agricultural College, Ballingarry, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary.

This workshop will be of particular interest to field advisors and agri-contractors and there will be presentations on fertiliser spreader technology. Five workshops will be run to demonstrate the correct set up of fertiliser spreaders to deliver the correct rate accurately.

This is a free event.  Pre-registration is essential as places are limited


PROGRAMME

  • Intro. & Welcome
    Mark Plunkett, FAI President

  • Fertiliser Spreader Technology
    Dermot Forristal, Teagasc, Oak Park

  • Fertiliser Workshop 25 minutes per stop (5 Groups)
    1. Fertiliser Spreader Set Up & Calibration
    2. Fertiliser Spreader Tray Testing & Set Up 
    3. Health & Safety when applying fertilisers
    4. Fertiliser types and challenges 
    5. Modern fertiliser spreader Technologies (Auto Steer/GPS/NDVI etc..)

Tea/Coffee, Depart

 

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