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Teagasc Research Programme 2001

The Teagasc medium-term plan, Teagasc 2000, provided the framework for the research programme to be implemented in the following years. This plan is relevant to the changing needs of the Irish agri-food industry, is market-led and designed to support Irish agriculture and food within the framework of Government policies and priorities. In particular, the plan underpins national objectives for the agri-food sector as enunciated in general terms in the National Development Plan 2000-2006 and specifically in the Productive Sector Operational Programme

01 January 2001
Event Proceeding
0 Pages
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National Dairy Open Day, Solohead Research Farm, July 2000

The Open Day at Solohead Coincides with the Start of A new research programme on the farm. The optimum use of nitrogen in the dairy production system, and the environmental impact of nitrogen use will be assessed in association with animal productivity. The economic implications of alternative strategies of nitrogen use (including REPS) can then be more accurately assessed. In future, the milk production industry in Ireland will face a more competitive environment which is dictated by the customer's requirements for a wider range of quality products at competitive prices, produced in a clean environment and meeting stringent health and safety standards.

31 July 2000
Event Proceeding
18 Pages