TResearch Summer 2021
The Living Soil
The Living Soil
Focus on Teagasc Moorepark research
Increasingly, farm transfers are taking place during the owner’s lifetime, allowing all parties to manage the process. Every family has a different set of circumstances, but it is always better to have a plan in place. To help you prepare Teagasc hosted two webinars on 6 & 13 October as a follow-on to the webinar which was held last November.
A farm walk with Cathal Moran, farmer participant in the Teagasc Glanbia Future Farm Programme took place on Friday, 1 October on his farm in Skeoughvasteen, Co. Kilkenny.
Vincent Ronayne, Drystock Advisor, Teagasc Ballinrobe
On this episode of The Signpost Series, which took place on Friday, 8 October, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Dr. David Styles, University of Limerick to discuss the implications of climate neutrality for agriculture, land use & forestry in Ireland.
Hardwood Focus 2021, organised by the Teagasc Forestry Development Department, took place virtually on Thursday, 7 October 2021. It focused on firewood production from hardwood thinnings and featured informative videos, a live presentation and a live studio panel to discuss participants’ questions.
Information and updates from the Grass10 team
Dónall Flanagan, Teagasc Horticulture Development Department hosted a webinar on Thursday, 7 October which focused on plastic recycling and investigations into packaging and shelf life of horticultural produce. Dónall was joined by Francis Peters, KDI Recycling; Jesus Maria Frias Celayeta, Technological University Dublin and Lael Walsh, Teagasc.
A farm walk with John Ryan, farmer participant in the Teagasc Glanbia Future Farm Programme took place on Friday, 8 October on his farm in Gortnahoe, Co. Tipperary.
On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 7th October, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist was joined by Joe Patton, Head of Dairy Knowledge Transfer, Teagasc to discuss the concept & risk of system drift in dairy farming in Ireland and how people can find it.
By Tom Murphy, B&T Dairy Adviser, Teagasc Galway/Clare