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Teagasc Horticultural Technologies Seminar

Event Time 13.00 - 17.00
Venue Teagasc Ashtown Research Centre, Dublin 15

The Teagasc Horticultural Technologies seminar provides an update on new and developing technologies, applicable to food and non-food horticulture. This seminar will focus on the potential benefits of utilising LED technology in edible and ornamental crops, updates on new technologies in on-farm power creation and potential government incentives to promote these technologies. Developments in the types of glass being utilised in European horticulture as well advances in modern breeding techniques will also be covered.

Admission is restricted to 90, so early booking is strongly recommended.

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/teagasc-horticultural-technologies-seminar-tickets-33521328195


13.10 Seminar Opening
           Mr Paddy Browne, Head of Crops, Environment and land Use Programme, Teagasc

13.20 Lighting the future of horticulture: energy saving and spectral manipulation
            Dr Phillip Davies, Stockbridge Technology Centre

14.00 ADbag – biogas made easy
            Mr Francesco Panzeri, Director, Demetra Ltd

14.30 On-farm energy opportunities
             Mr Barry Caslin, Bioenergy Specialist, Teagasc

15.00 – 15.35 Tea and Coffee

15.40 Pathways to additional income-Energy Efficient Design (EED)
              Mr Micheal Galvin, Enviroeye Consulting

16.10 Novel technologies to enhance breeding objectives and improve disease management strategies
               Dr Ewen Mullins, Principal Research Officer, Teagasc

16.40 Advances in Glasshouse Construction: Higher Houses and Diffused Light
                Mr Noel O’Leary, Cambridge HOK

17.10 Seminar Close