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Teagasc Dairy Open Day Booklet - Moorepark 2017

04 July 2017
Type Event Proceeding

Irish Dairying - Resilient Technologies

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A National Dairy Open Day took place on Tuesday, 4th July 2017 in Teagasc, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork.  The event focused on the resilient technologies that will allow dairy farmers and the dairy industry to flourish in both good times and the more challenging times.  Resilient dairy farming businesses that adopt these recommended technologies will be technically and financially efficient, generate surplus cash, consistently achieve financial expectations and be simple to operate.  Moorepark 2017 highlighted the various resilient technologies available to Irish dairy farmers and gave attendees the opportunity to see at first-hand the results of the comprehensive research programme at Moorepark.  

Topics covered at the event included:

  • Principles of Resilient Dairying
  • GRASS10 Programme
  • Advancing Genetic Gain
  • Profitable Systems of Milk Production
  • Healthy Cow - Healthy Milk
  • Investing in People 
  • Dairy Farm Infrastructure 
  • Safety on the Dairy Farm
  • Teagasc Food Research Programme