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Spring Grass

By Ciara Collins, B&T Drystock Adviser, Teagasc, Galway/Clare

03 February 2023
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Media Article
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Let's Talk Dairy - Best practice around weaning

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 26th January 2023, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist discusses best practice around weaning.

01 February 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series - Impacts of pesticides on the environment: What the science says

On this episode of the Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 27 January 2023, Andy Boland, Teagasc Environment Specialist was joined by Dr. Edward Straw, School of Agriculture & Food Science, University College Dublin to discuss the impacts of pesticides on the environment: What the science says.

31 January 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Housing guidelines for young calves

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 19th January 2023, George Ramsbottom, Teagasc Dairy Specialist was joined by Patrick Gowing, Teagasc Dairy Specialist to discuss housing guidelines for young calves.

24 January 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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National Sheep Conferences 2023

National Sheep Conferences 2023 which took place on Tuesday, 24th January in the Hillgrove Hotel, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan and on Thursday, 26th January in the Brandon House Hotel, New Ross, Co. Wexford.

24 January 2023
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Event Proceeding
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PastureBase Week

The ultimate PastureBase preparation for grazing ‘23!. PastureBase Week took place from Monday, 16th - Friday, 20th January. PastureBase Week consisted of a week of informative webinars, hosted by the Teagasc Grass10 team, where they gave an insight into using and getting the best use from PastureBase. 

23 January 2023
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Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series - The National Fertiliser Database and Nitrates Action Programme changes

On this episode of the Signpost Webinar Series, which took place on Friday, 20 January, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Dr. Finbarr O’ Regan & Ted Massey, Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine (DAFM) Inspectors to discuss the National Fertiliser Database, the banding of dairy cows and recent changes under the Nitrates Action Programme.

23 January 2023
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Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series - Addressing the multiple challenges in achieving sustainable pasture based livestock production

On this episode of the Signpost Series, which took place on Friday, 13 January, Pat Murphy, Head of Environment Knowledge Transfer, Teagasc was joined by Professor Tommy Boland, School of Agriculture & Food Science, University College Dublin to discuss addressing the multiple challenges in achieving sustainable pasture based livestock production.

21 January 2023
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Managing scouring calves

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 12th January 2023, George Ramsbottom, Teagasc Dairy Specialist was joined by Catherine McAloon, Vet in UCD's Herd Health Group to discuss managing scouring calves.

18 January 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series - Implementing Health and Safety for Sustainable Farming in 2023

On this episode of the Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 6 January 2023, Andy Boland, Teagasc Environment Specialist was joined by Dr. John McNamara, Health & Safety Specialist, Teagasc & Dr David Meredith, Teagasc to discuss implementing Health and Safety for Sustainable Farming in 2023.

11 January 2023
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Milk feeding guidelines for young calves

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 5th January 2023, George Ramsbottom, Teagasc Dairy Specialist was joined by Emer Kennedy, Teagasc to discuss milk feeding guidelines for young calves.

10 January 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Gender Pay Gap Report 2022

This report showcases some of the steps Teagasc is now taking to address the imbalance in gender pay and to encourage greater female representation across all pay grades

30 December 2022
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Report
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Let's Talk Dairy - Key messages from the National Dairy Conference

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 15 December, George Ramsbottom, Teagasc Dairy Specialist is joined by Joe Patton, Teagasc Head of Dairy Knowledge Transfer to provide an overview of the key messages from the National Dairy Conference which took place on 6 & 8 December.

17 December 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Design and evaluation of cow roadways in Ireland

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 24th November, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist was joined by Paul Maher, a postgraduate student at Teagasc Moorepark to discuss Paul’s area of study which focuses on the design and evaluation of cow roadways in Ireland.

14 December 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series: Step-by-step, developing IPM strategies to reduce chemical inputs

On this episode of The Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 9 December, Pat Murphy, Head of Environment KT, Teagasc was joined by Dr Ewen Mullins, Head of Crop Science Department, Teagasc to discuss step-by-step, developing Integrated Pest Management (IPM) strategies to reduce chemical inputs.

14 December 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Outlook 2023 - Economic Prospects for Agriculture

This publication from the Teagasc Agricultural Economics and Farm Surveys Department takes a look at the 2023 prospects for agriculture for 2023 covering Dairy, Cattle, Sheep, Tillage, Pigs, Forestry and Sustainability

13 December 2022
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Report
6,437KB
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National Beef Conference 2022

“Profitable Pathways to Sustainable Beef Farming” - Conference Proceedings

13 December 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Key messages from Winter Milk Week

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 1 December, George Ramsbottom was joined by James Dunne, Teagasc Dairy Specialist who reviewed the key messages from the winter milk events that took place across the country recently.

13 December 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series Webinar: Dawn Meats Sustainability Strategy - 'Plan Four Zero'

On this episode of the Signpost Webinar Series, which took place on Friday, 18 November, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Gill Higgins, Head of Sustainability, Dawn Meats to discuss Dawn Meats Sustainability Strategy - 'Plan Four Zero'.

13 December 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Review of 2022 with PastureBase Ireland

On Wednesday, 7th December, John Douglas & Joseph Dunphy from Teagasc Grass10 and Micheal O'Leary from PastureBase hosted a webinar which focused on a review of 2022 with PastureBase Ireland.

13 December 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series Webinar: FERTIMANURE - European NMP Strategies

On this episode of the Signpost Webinar Series, which took place on Friday, 25 November, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Oscar Schoumans, Wageningen University & Research and Nicolas Thevenin, RITTMO Agroenvironnement to discuss FERTIMANURE - European NMP Strategies.

12 December 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series - The challenges and opportunities of the Green Transition

On this episode of the Signpost Webinar Series, which took place on Friday, 2 December, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Marie Donnelly, Chairperson of the Climate Change Advisory Council to discuss the challenges and opportunities of the Green Transition.

08 December 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Equine - Optimising foal survival, and minimising vet bills!

On this episode of Let's Talk Equine which took place on Tuesday, 6 December, Wendy Conlon, Teagasc Equine Specialist was joined by vet Siobhán McAuliffe, an expert in her field and also highly respected among her own veterinary community, to discuss optimising foal health and minimising veterinary bills.

08 December 2022
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Event Proceeding
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National Dairy Conference 2022

'Turning Challenges into Opportunities' - Tuesday December 6th, Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork and Thursday December 8th, Mullingar Park Hotel, Co. Westmeath

06 December 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Teagasc Climate Action Strategy Launch

On Thursday December 1st Teagasc launched their Climate Action Strategy 2022 - 2030. Charlie McConalogue TD, Minister for Agriculture. Food and the Marine gave the opening address. Presentations from the event as well as the recording are available

01 December 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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National Potato Conference 2022

The National Potato Conference is organised by the Irish Farmers' Association and Teagasc in conjunction with Bord Bia

22 November 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Sustainable energy use in horticulture - Heating with Biomass

A webinar on sustainable energy solutions in horticulture using heating with biomass took place on Monday, 14 November. Donal Gernon and Dónall Flanagan, Teagasc Horticulture Development Department were joined by Barry Caslin, Energy Specialist to discuss heating with biomass – overview of boiler technology and fuel types.

18 November 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Principal types of lameness

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 10th November, George Ramsbottom, Teagasc Dairy Specialist was joined by Ned Dunphy, Waterford Farm Relief Service to discuss the principal types of lameness.

15 November 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Sustainable energy use in horticulture - Wind turbines

A webinar on sustainable energy solutions in horticulture using wind turbines took place on Monday, 7 November. Eoin Sweetman, Vegetable Crops Advisor was joined by Barry Caslin, Energy Specialist and Donal Gernon, Mushrooms Advisor.

09 November 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Roadway surfaces

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy, which took place on Thursday, 3rd November, George Ramsbottom, Teagasc Dairy Specialist is joined by Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist to discuss roadway surfaces.

04 November 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Official Languages Act 2002 Language Scheme 2022 - 2025

This scheme complements the principles of Quality Customer Service and our Customer Charter. It has been formulated with the intention of ensuring that all relevant obligations under the Official Languages Act by Teagasc will be fully addressed on an incremental basis, through this and future schemes.

02 November 2022
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Report
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Acht na dTeangacha Oifigiúla 2003 Scéim Teanga 2022 - 2025

Comhlánaíonn an scéim seo na prionsabail a bhaineann le Seirbhís Ardchaighdeáin do Chustaiméirí chomh maith lenár gCairt Custaiméirí. Cuireadh i dtoll a chéile í d'fhonn a chinntiú go gcomhlíonfaidh Teagasc ar bhonn céimnithe, tríd an scéim seo agus trí scéimeanna amach anseo, gach oibleagáid ábhartha faoi Acht na dTeangacha Oifigiúla.

02 November 2022
Type
Report
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TResearch Winter 2022

Better by design - Our researchers are using novel technologies to enhance the health and wellness benefits of foods

01 November 2022
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Magazine
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Let's Talk Dairy Webinar - Maiden Heifer Weight Targets

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 27 October, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist discusses maiden heifer weight targets to coincide with a new herd weight profile which has been launched recently by ICBF.

01 November 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy Webinar - On-Off Grazing

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 20 October, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist discusses on-off grazing

26 October 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Sustainable energy use in horticulture - Solar PV and Battery storage

A webinar on sustainable energy solutions in horticulture using solar PV took place on Monday, 24 October. Dónall Flanagan, Hardy Nursery Stock Advisor was joined by Barry Caslin, Energy Specialist and Eoin Sweetman, Vegetable Crops Advisor.

25 October 2022
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Event Proceeding
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ACRES for Sheep

Eamon Patten, Drystock Advisor, Teagasc Ballinrobe

25 October 2022
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Media Article
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Signpost Series Webinar - First steps to achieving our emissions reduction target

On this episode of The Signpost Series, which took place on Friday, 14 October, as part of Sustainability Week, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department, Teagasc was joined in studio by Dr Seamus Kearney, Teagasc Signpost Programme and Dr Deirdre Hennessey, Teagasc to discuss the first steps to achieving our emissions reduction target – reducing emissions from chemical N.

24 October 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Closing up the farm

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 6 October, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist discusses the last rotation and closing up the farm to have enough grass for the Springtime.

21 October 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Milk sensitivity analysis when drying off cows

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 13 October, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist discusses how milk sensitivity analysis is going to be an important piece to the jigsaw in relation to drying off cows.

21 October 2022
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Event Proceeding
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National Pig Conference 2022

The conference took place in person on Tuesday, 18 October in the Kilmore Hotel, Cavan and on Wednesday, 19 October in the Horse & Jockey Hotel, Co. Tipperary.

21 October 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Energy & Biosecurity Considerations for the Poultry Industry

Energy & Biosecurity Considerations for the Poultry Industry event which took place on Monday, 17 October in the Hillgrove Hotel, Monaghan. This event was run in conjunction with the Irish Farmers' Association (IFA); Animal Health Ireland (AHI) and the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM).

19 October 2022
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Event Proceeding
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National Farm Survey - 2021 Sustainability Report

This report provides the latest available information on the sustainability performance of farms in Ireland, based on detailed analysis of data collected through the Teagasc National Farm Survey. Economic, Social, Environmental and Innovation sustainability dimensions are measured for Dairy, Cattle, Sheep and Tillage farms in 2021.

17 October 2022
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Report
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Soil Analysis Trends

By Mícheál Kelly, B&T Drystock Advisor, Teagasc Galway/Clare

14 October 2022
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Media Article
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Liver Fluke on Farms

By Niall Treanor, B&T Drystock Adviser, Teagasc Galway/Clare

13 October 2022
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Media Article
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Broiler Farming in the Next Decade

Teagasc’s first poultry Knowledge Transfer took place on Monday, 10th October in Teagasc Ballyhaise College, Co. Cavan and on Tuesday, 11th October in Teagasc Moorepark Food Research Centre, Co. Cork.

12 October 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series Webinar: ACRES - an overview for farmers

On this episode of the Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 7 October, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department, Teagasc was joined by John Muldowney, Pat Morrisson & Mark Crosbie, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) to discuss the Agri-Climate Rural Environment Scheme (ACRES) - An overview for farmers.

10 October 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Tuarascáil Bhliantúil 2021 agus na Ráitis Airgeadais

Tá Tuarascáil Bhliantúil 2021 bunaithe ar na spriocanna atá leagtha amach i Ráiteas Straitéise Teagasc. Déantar cur síos ar shamplaí d'éachtaí agus forbairtí lárnacha de chuid Stiúrthóireachtaí an Taighde, an Aistrithe Eolais agus na nOibríochtaí i gcomhthéacs na spriocanna sin.

04 October 2022
Type
Report
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Annual Report 2021 & Financial Statements

The 2021 Annual Report is built around the goals outlined in the Teagasc Statement of Strategy. Examples of key achievements and developments for the Research, Knowledge Transfer and Operations directorates are described in the context of these goals.

04 October 2022
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Report
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Situation and Outlook for Irish Agriculture - September 2022

In December 2021 Teagasc published its annual Situation and Outlook for 2022. The Russian Federation’s illegal invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, set in train a range of inflationary effects and required a revision of the agricultural outlook for 2022, which was then published in April. This outlook assesses the situation for 2022 as a whole based on data available at the end of August 2022.

03 October 2022
Type
Report
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A Guide to Transferring the Family Farm

UPDATED IN OCTOBER 2022 - The purpose of this publication is to help farm families familiarise themselves with some of the complex issues that can arise while developing a farm succession plan.

29 September 2022
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Booklet
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National Organic Beef Open Day

Teagasc, Bord Bia and the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) jointly organised a National Organic Beef Open Day on the farm of John Purcell, Ross, Golden, Cashel, Co. Tipperary on Wednesday, 28th September 2022.

28 September 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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The Signpost Series Webinar - Farmers' attitudes to results-based contracts

On this episode of the Signpost Webinar Series, which took place on Friday, 23 September, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Professor Thia Hennessy and Dr Tracy Bradfield, University College Cork to discuss farmers' attitudes to results-based contracts and the benefits of their adoption.

27 September 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy Webinar - Breeding Season Review

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 22 September, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist discusses reviewing your breeding season for 2022.

26 September 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Do You Follow the Stars?

Austin Callaghan, Drystock Advisor, Teagasc Claremorris.

22 September 2022
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Media Article
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Teagasc National Farm Survey 2021

Emma Dillon, Trevor Donnellan, Brian Moran and John Lennon, Agricultural Economics and Farm Surveys Department, Rural Economy Development Programme, Teagasc

20 September 2022
Type
Report
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The Signpost Series Webinar - ASSAP Interim Review

On this episode of the Signpost Webinar Series, which took place on Friday, 16 September, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Noel Meehan, ASSAP Manager, Teagasc and Joe Crockett, Dairy Sustainability Ireland to discuss the ASSAP interim review.

19 September 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Winter Finishing Mart Event

Winter Finishing Mart Event in conjunction with the IFA and the Teagasc Drystock KT Department, which took place on Tuesday, 13th September in Kilkenny Mart, Cillin Hill, Dublin Road, Kilkenny.

15 September 2022
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Event Proceeding
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The Signpost Series Webinar - Organic Farming

On this episode of the Signpost Webinar Series, which took place on Friday, 9 September, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Jack Nolan, Senior Inspector, Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine to discuss organic farming.

13 September 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Course Prospectus 2023

Teagasc is the primary provider of accredited further (vocational) education for the land-based sector. This Prospectus outlines the various course offerings.

13 September 2022
Type
Booklet
2,804KB
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Let's Talk Dairy - Changes to Closed Periods - Slurry

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 8 September, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist discusses the changes to the closed periods, specifically for slurry.

12 September 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series Webinar - Hedgerows and Hedgerow Networks Biodiversity

On this episode of the Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 2 September, Pat Murphy, Head of Environment KT, Teagasc was joined by Dr. Françoise Burel, CNRS, Université de Rennes to discuss Hedgerows and Hedgerow Networks Biodiversity.

09 September 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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National Crops Forum

The National Crops Forum was held on Thursday, 8 September, as a hybrid event, in the Killashee Hotel, Naas, county Kildare, and also as a live online webinar.

09 September 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Richard Long - DairyBeef500 Farm Walk

Event booklet from the farm walk of Richard Long, DairyBeef500 demonstration farmer which took place on Thursday, 8 September in Ballymacarbry, Co. Waterford.

08 September 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Swards for the Future

Proceedings of the Swards for the Future Conference & Workshop which took place over two days on 8 & 9 September in the Teagasc Moorepark, Co. Cork.

08 September 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Current grazing conditions and advice

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 1 September, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist was joined by John Douglas, Teagasc Grass10 Advisor to get an update on the current grazing conditions as well as an insight into the latest advice for farmers.

05 September 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Pig Newsletter - August 2022

The latest news, research updates and advice from our Teagasc Pig Development Department

05 September 2022
Type
Newsletter
1,522KB
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EuroSheep visits Greece

Dr Brid McClearn and Tim Keady, Teagasc, Athenry, Co. Galway.

01 September 2022
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Media Article
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Signpost Series Webinar - Traditional buildings and lime

On this episode of the Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 19 August, Pat Murphy, Head of Environment KT, Teagasc was joined by Edward Byrne, Traditional Lime Company to discuss traditional buildings and lime.

01 September 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Beef Scheme Deadlines

By Martina Donnelly, B&T Drystock Adviser, Teagasc Galway/Clare

30 August 2022
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Media Article
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Let's Talk Dairy - Update on Grass Supply

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 18th August, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist gives an update on grass supply on farms using data available from PastureBase Ireland.

25 August 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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22nd World Congress of Soil Science

Presentations by Teagasc at the 22nd World Congress of Soil Science which took place in Glasgow, Scotland from 31 July - 5 August 2022.

24 August 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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TResearch Autumn 2022

Clearing the air - Reducing greenhouse gas emissions within the agriculture sector is a priority for our researchers

23 August 2022
Type
Magazine
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Let's Talk Dairy Webinar - Farmer and Respiratory Health

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 28th July, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist was joined by Dr John McNamara, Teagasc Health & Safety Specialist to discuss general farmer health and respiratory health.

18 August 2022
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Event Proceeding
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The Signpost Series Webinar - Wild Atlantic Nature (WAN) LIFE IP

On this episode of the Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 5th August, Ger Shortle, Teagasc Regional Manager was joined by Derek McLoughlin, Project Manager, Wild Atlantic Nature (WAN) to give an insight into the Wild Atlantic Nature (WAN) LIFE IP.

18 August 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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The Signpost Series Webinar - Conservation grazing in upland habitats

On this episode of the Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 12 August, Pat Murphy, Head of Environment KT, Teagasc was joined by Killian Kelly, Lecturer, Munster Technological University to discuss conservation grazing in upland habitats.

18 August 2022
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Event Proceeding
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The Signpost Series Webinar - Comeragh Upland Communities EIP

On this episode of the Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 29 July, Pat Murphy, Head of Environment KT, Teagasc was joined by Cathriona Foley, Teagasc & Owen Carton, Project Manager for Comeragh Upland to discuss the Comeragh Upland Communities EIP.

11 August 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy Webinar - Winter Fodder

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 14th July, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist discusses winter fodder supply.

09 August 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy Webinar - Autumn Grass Cover

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 21st July, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist discusses Autumn grass cover and building it.

09 August 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Reseeding

By Michael Donoghue, B&T Dairy Adviser, Teagasc Galway/Clare

02 August 2022
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Media Article
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Grassland Farmer of the Year - Entry form 2022

Grassland Farmer of the Year competition is to promote grassland excellence among all Irish livestock farmers. There will be an overall award and a number of categories with an overall prize fund of €25,000

22 July 2022
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Leaflet
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Signpost Series Webinar - The Ecological Value & Condition of Irish Uplands

This webinar as part of The Signpost Series focused on the ecological value and condition of Irish uplands. Moderated by Andy Boland, Teagasc with feature guest speaker Caitriona Douglas, Ecologist, NPWS and Catherine Keena, Countryside Management Specialist.

22 July 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Summer 2022

By Marion Fox, B&T Drystock Adviser, Teagasc Galway/Clare

22 July 2022
Type
Media Article
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Clive Bright - Organic Farm Walk

Event booklet from the Teagasc Organic Beef and Direct Selling Farm Walk of Clive Bright, Ardsallagh, Ballymote, Co. Sligo, which took place on Wednesday, 22nd June 2022.

12 July 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy Webinar - IHFA role in Irish dairy breeding

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 30th June, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist was joined by Laurence Feeney, CEO of IHFA to discuss the role of the IHFA in Irish dairy breeding.

08 July 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Donal & Frederique Keane - Organic Farm Walk

Event booklet from the Teagasc Organic Suckler to Beef and Cereals Farm Walk of Donal & Frederique Keane, Camelton Stud, Summerhill, Co. Meath, which took place on Wednesday, 15th June 2022.

07 July 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Beef2022 - Supporting Sustainable Beef Farming

The theme of the open day is ‘Supporting Sustainable Beef Farming” where the focus is on the application of technologies that will help beef farmers to increase the profitability and environmental sustainability of their family farm businesses.

05 July 2022
Type
Booklet
9,806KB
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Pig Newsletter - July 2022

Get the latest news and advice from our Teagasc Pig Development Department

04 July 2022
Type
Newsletter
1,111KB
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Let's Talk Dairy Webinar - Teagasc National Farm Survey

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy, which took place on Thursday, 23rd June, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist is joined by Trevor Donnellan, Head of Economics and Surveys, Teagasc to give an insight into the Teagasc National Farm Survey.

30 June 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series Webinar - White Tailed Sea Eagle Reintroduction to Ireland project

On this episode of The Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 17th June, Pat Murphy, Head of Environment Knowledge Transfer Department, Teagasc was joined by Eamonn Meskell, Regional Manager, NPWS, Southern Division to discuss the White Tailed Sea Eagle Reintroduction to Ireland project.

30 June 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Fergal Byrne - Organic Farm Walk

Event booklet from the Teagasc Organic Sheep, Cereals and Beef Finishing Farm Walk of Fergal Byrne, Calverstown Little, Dunlavin, Co. Kildare.

20 June 2022
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Event Proceeding
2,263KB
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Sheep Open Day Booklet 2022

This booklet collates and summarises a significant body of knowledge on technical issues relating to sheep production and should prove a valuable reference for sheep producers.

18 June 2022
Type
Booklet
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John Hurley - Organic Farm Walk

Event booklet from the Teagasc Organic Suckler to Weanling and Sheep Farm Walk of John Hurley, Castle Hill House, Knockalaughta, Ballintubber, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon, which took place on Wednesday, 1st June.

16 June 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy Webinar - Sustainability & Irish dairy farming

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 2nd June, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist is joined by Liam McCabe, Dairy Specialist, Bord Bia to discuss sustainability and Irish dairy farming.

13 June 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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TResearch Summer 2022

Picture of health - Researchers are leading work to improve the health and happiness of animals on farms, as public interest in animal welfare increases

31 May 2022
Type
Magazine
6,529KB
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The Signpost Series Webinar - Biodiversity on farmland

On this episode of the Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 20th May, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Dr Catherine Keena, Countryside Management Specialist, Teagasc to discuss biodiversity on farmland

31 May 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Pig Newsletter - May 2022

The latest news, research updates and advice from our Teagasc Pig Development Department

30 May 2022
Type
Newsletter
1,377KB
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The Signpost Series - Ireland's 5th Nitrates Action Programme and beyond

On this episode of The Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 13th May, Pat Murphy, Head of Environment Knowledge Transfer Department, Teagasc was joined by Ted Massey & Leanne Roache, Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine (DAFM) Nitrates Division to discuss Ireland's 5th Nitrates Action Programme and beyond.

27 May 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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National Pig Herd Performance Report 2021

The National Pig Herd Performance Report 2021, produced by the Teagasc Pig Development Department, is the detailed analysis of the performance of the pig farms that participated in the Teagasc Profit Monitor (PM) recording system in 2021.

27 May 2022
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Report
8,315KB
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Let's Talk Dairy - Steps to Making Quality Silage

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 19th May, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist discusses the steps to making quality silage.

25 May 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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ASSAP Update

Presentation by Pat Murphy, Head of Environment Knowledge Transfer, Teagasc at the EPA Water Conference 2022.

18 May 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
3,291KB
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Let's Talk Dairy Webinar - Breeding Season Progress

On this week's episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 12th May 2022, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist does some checks and balances in relation to breeding.

18 May 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Getting to grips with the Summer Wedge on PastureBase Ireland - Webinar

On Thursday, 12 May, John Douglas & Joseph Dunphy from Teagasc Grass10 and Micheal O'Leary from PastureBase Ireland were joined by 2021 Young Grassland Farmer of the Year Philip Tyndall and 2021 Drystock Grassland Farmer of the Year Aidan Maguire to discuss getting to grips with the Summer Wedge on PastureBase.

17 May 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy Webinar - Milk Butterfats

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 5th May, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist discusses milk butterfats

13 May 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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A History of Kildalton College

Bessborough House / Kildalton College has had a long and interesting history. 

13 May 2022
Type
Booklet
1,042KB
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Let's Talk Equine Webinar - Managing broodmares to optimise fertility

On this episode of Let's Talk Equine which took place on Tuesday, 3rd May, Wendy Conlon, Teagasc Equine Specialist was joined by Dr. Susan Salter BSc Hons BVM&S MRCVS, SES Equine Veterinary Services and Dr. Aoife Osborne, Osborne Farm (K&A Sport Horse Ltd. to discuss optimising mare fertility.

13 May 2022
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Event Proceeding
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GHG emissions and agriculture

Presentation by Laurence Shalloo, Jonathon Herron, Ben Lahart and Hazel Costigan - Teagasc, AGRIC, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co Cork.

12 May 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Ross & Amy Jackson - Organic Cereals and Sheep Farm Walk

Event booklet from the Teagasc Organic Cereals and Sheep Farm Walk which took place on Wednesday, 20th April on the farm of Ross & Amy Jackson, Lacka, Carrig, Birr, Co. Tipperary.

11 May 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
1,476KB
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Pig Newsletter - April 2022

The latest news, research updates and advice from our Teagasc Pig Development Department

28 April 2022
Type
Newsletter
929KB
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Horticulture Crop Input Price Inflation 2022

Teagasc Horticulture Development Department have revised the figures on input price inflation first reported in November 2021, to reflect the full extent of inflation in the past twelve months up to March 31st, 2022.

25 April 2022
Type
Report
2,007KB
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Let's Talk Dairy Webinar - Teagasc Professional Diploma in Dairy Farm Management

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 21st April, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist is joined by Dr Emma-Louise Coffey, Teagasc and Brendan Ryan, Dairy Farmer to get an insight into the Teagasc Professional Diploma in Dairy Farm Management course.

25 April 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy Webinar - Silage Fertiliser N - How much is enough?

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 14th April, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist discusses how much silage fertiliser N is enough and where is the tipping point in terms of getting a return for your investment in silage fertiliser.

22 April 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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The Signpost Series Webinar - Danone Sustainability Story

On this episode of The Signpost Series which took place on Thursday, 14th April, Andy Boland, Teagasc Environment Specialist was joined by Elaine Crosse and Mark Stafford, Danone to give an overview of Danone's Sustainability Journey.

21 April 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Irish Hemp Event 2022

Irish Hemp Event 2022, organised by Hemp Cooperative Ireland in association with Teagasc, took place on Friday, 8th April in the Teagasc Ashtown Food Research Centre, Dublin.

19 April 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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The Signpost Series - Reducing the Carbon Footprint of Cattle & Pig Manure

On this episode of the Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 8th April, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Dr. Stephen Nolan, PIGergy Project & Mr. Shaun Connolly, GEBTech Project to discuss Reducing the Carbon Footprint of Cattle & Pig Manure.

16 April 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Equine Webinar - Assisted reproductive technologies: When, How and Why?

On this episode of Let's Talk Equine, which took place on Tuesday, 5th April, Wendy Conlon, Teagasc Equine Specialist was joined by Dr Niamh Lewis, Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Equine Reproduction and Fertility at the School of Veterinary Medicine UCD to discuss the when, how and why of assisted reproductive technologies.

13 April 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Teagasc/SCSI Agricultural Land Market Review & Outlook

A joint publication between Teagasc and the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI). The ninth annual report reviewing economic activity in the farming sector and activity in associated agricultural land sales and rental markets.

12 April 2022
Type
Report
4,999KB
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Clover Article

By Joanne Masterson, B&T Drystock Adviser, Teagasc, Galway/Clare

11 April 2022
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Media Article
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Let's Talk Dairy Webinar - Pre-breeding management

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 7th April, host Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist discusses pre-breeding management to try and improve six week calving rate.

11 April 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Direct Selling of Organic Produce - Webinar

On Wednesday, 30th March, Joe Kelleher, Teagasc Organic Specialist hosted the sixth in a series of Organic Webinars which explored the direct selling of organic produce. Joe was joined by Barry Caslin, Rural Development Specialist, Teagasc; Ollie & Esther O’Brien, Cúlbhac Farm, Newport, Co. Tipperary; and Clive Bright, Rare Ruminare, Ballymote, Co. Sligo.

08 April 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy Webinar - Use of Beef AI in Kildalton College Dairy Herd

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 31 March, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist was joined by Zerlina Pratt, Dairy Lecturer at Teagasc Kildalton College to give an insight into the use of Beef AI in the dairy herd at the college.

07 April 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Heat Pumps in Agriculture - Workshop

Teagasc and Geological Survey of Ireland ran a half day workshop on Tuesday, 22nd February on heat pump technologies and their relevance to the agricultural sector.

04 April 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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The Signpost Series Webinar - Understanding and supporting social sustainability of farmers & Preventing Injury and Ill Health in Agriculture

On this episode of The Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 1 April, Pat Murphy, Head of Environment Knowledge Transfer Department, Teagasc was joined by David Meredith, Research Officer, Teagasc & Francis Bligh, Health and Safety Specialist, Teagasc to discuss Understanding and supporting social sustainability of farmers & Preventing Injury and Ill Health in Agriculture.

04 April 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Underpinning Organics - Abstracts of Teagasc Research

This booklet contains abstracts of some of the Teagasc research that is relevant for the organic sector. It is just a snap-shot of a rapidly growing research area that will be expanded on in the medium to long-term as the needs of this growing sector unfold.

01 April 2022
Type
Booklet
1,110KB
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Pig Newsletter - March 2022

The latest news, research updates and advice from our Teagasc Pig Development Department

29 March 2022
Type
Newsletter
1,124KB
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The Signpost Series - 100th Webinar Episode

On this episode of the Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 25th March, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Professor Gary Lanigan, Teagasc to discuss Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Mitigation and the Role of Sequestration and Rewetting.

28 March 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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The Signpost Series Webinar - An overview of the Micro-generation Support Scheme

On this episode of The Signpost Series which took place on Wednesday, 16 March, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Rory Somers, Policy Lead on Micro-generation at the Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications (DECC) to give an overview of the Micro-generation Support Scheme.

24 March 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Precise Application of Fertilisers Webinar

On Monday, 21 March at 11am a webinar took place with a number of experts who discussed the key steps from calibration to fertiliser quality so you can achieve an accurate fertiliser spread in 2022.

22 March 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy Webinar - Milk Recording

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 3rd March, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist was joined by Rosarii O'Connor and Mairead O'Neill, Munster Bovine to discuss milk recording.

09 March 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Hedging Your Bets!

By Bernie Leahy, B&T Drystock Adviser, Teagasc, Galway/Clare

08 March 2022
Type
Media Article
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Pumpkin Production Webinar

This Pumpkin Production Webinar, hosted by the Teagasc Horticulture Development Department took place on Tuesday, 1st March. Eoin Sweetman & Andy Whelton, Teagasc were joined by internationally recognised ADAS Horticultural Consultant Chris Creed, who gave a presentation on the principles of pumpkin production.

04 March 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Seamus Howard - Organic Dairy Farm Walk

Event booklet from the Teagasc Organic Dairy Farm Walk on the farm of Seamus Howard, Ennis, Co. Clare on 2 March 2022

03 March 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy Webinar - Dermot O'Donovan grazing update

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 24 February, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist is joined by Dermot O'Donovan, who is farming in Mitchelstown, Co. Cork. Dermot gives an update as to how he is managing grazing on the farm and what his plans are for the grazing season.

03 March 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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TResearch Spring 2022

Put to good use - Researchers are using innovative processes and consumer insights to help combat food waste

02 March 2022
Type
Magazine
9,491KB
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The Signpost Series Webinar - Ammonia emissions, impacts & solutions

On this episode of The Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 11 February, Pat Murphy, Head of Environment Knowledge Transfer Department, Teagasc was joined by Dr Dominika Krol, Teagasc & Dr David Kelleghan, UCD to discuss ammonia emissions, impacts & solutions.

01 March 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Teagasc Mushroom Research Webinar

Donal Gernon, Teagasc Mushroom Advisor hosted this webinar which took place on Wednesday, 23 February 2022. It gave an insight into research findings in relation to possible mushroom casing alternatives based on research carried out in the UK and the USA. The webinar also gave an overview of Teagasc mushroom peat projects which have commenced.

28 February 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Pig Newsletter - February 2022

The latest news, research updates and advice from our Teagasc Pig Development Department

25 February 2022
Type
Newsletter
1,219KB
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Applying for the 2022 Organic Farming Scheme - Webinar

On Wednesday, 23 February, Glen Corbett, Teagasc Advisor hosted the fifth in a series of Autumn Organic Webinars which gave an insight into applying for the 2022 Organic Farming Scheme. Glenn was joined by Kevin Mc Geever, Organic Unit, Department of Agriculture Food & the Marine (DAFM); Elaine Leavy and Joe Kelleher, Teagasc Organic Specialists.

24 February 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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National Hill Sheep Conference 2022 Proceedings

The National Hill Sheep Conference 2022 took place on Thursday, 24th February in the Clayton Hotel, Sligo and was also livestreamed through Zoom. The Irish Hill Sheep sector plays an important role in the economic health of rural economies and the maintenance of the natural landscape in many of Ireland’s most scenic areas. This booklet collates and summarises a significant body of knowledge on technical issues in sheep production.

24 February 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy Webinar - OAD Milking to manage spring workload

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 17 February, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist was joined by dairy farmer Martin Connaughton to discuss milking Once-A-Day (OAD) to manage spring workload.

23 February 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Vegetable Nutrition Webinar

This Vegetable Nutrition webinar took place on Tuesday, 8th February. It was the fourth webinar of the Teagasc Winter 2021/2022 Vegetable Webinar Series.

22 February 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Teagasc Manual on Drainage and Soil Management

Soil drainage poses particular challenges in Ireland. The great variety of soils and soil problems means that every drainage challenge on mineral soils is unique. Careful investigation of the site; professional diagnosis; prudent assessment of the costs/benefits; expert implementation of a planned project and due consideration of environmental factors are all essential.

22 February 2022
Type
Book
14,493KB
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Financial Supports to Weather the Crisis – Webinar

The Pig Development Department held a webinar on Wednesday, 16th February focusing on the financial supports available to pig producers to weather the current crisis.

18 February 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Brassica Diseases Webinar

This webinar which took place on Tuesday, 1st February was the third in the series of Teagasc Winter 2021/2022 Vegetable Webinars. Webinar hosts Eoin Sweetman & Andy Whelton, Teagasc Horticulture Development Department were joined by Andy Richardson of The Allium and Brassica Centre agronomy.

16 February 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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The Microgeneration Support Scheme - Webinar

On Monday, 14 February, Barry Caslin, Teagasc was joined by Rory Somers and Leo Haverty, Department of Environment, Climate and Communications (DECC) to discuss the new Microgeneration Support Scheme and what it will mean for agriculture.

14 February 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy Webinar - Record Keeping

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 10 February, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist discusses record keeping and how it can improve efficiency on your farm.

14 February 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Crops Malting Webinar

The webinar was held on Thursday, 10 February as part of the Teagasc Boortmalt Joint Programme on malting barley. Host Michael Hennessy, Head of Crops Knowledge Transfer Department, Teagasc was joined by a panel of guests to discuss high fertiliser prices, Joint Programme/ Boortmalt update and environmental sustainability.

11 February 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Plan for Spring Grazing 2022

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 3 February, host Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist discusses the plan for Spring grazing in 2022. Stuart outlines what is important to watch out for and some actions that people can be taking.

08 February 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy Webinar - Spring N - when should you spread?

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy, which took place on Thursday, 27th January 2022, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist discusses when you should spread chemical Nitrogen - specifically Urea - this Spring.

04 February 2022
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Event Proceeding
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CAP23 Webinar

On this webinar which took place on Thursday, 3 February, host Michael Hennessy, Head of Crops Knowledge Transfer Department, Teagasc was joined by Cormac McGann and Francis Morris, DAFM; Clive Carter, Laois Farmer; and Ciaran Collins, Teagasc Crops Specialist to discuss the new CAP proposals and how tillage farmers will be affected by these changes from 2023.

04 February 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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The Signpost Series Webinar - Valuing Natural Capital for the future

On this episode of The Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 28 January, Pat Murphy, Head of Environment Knowledge Transfer Department, Teagasc was joined by Professor Jane Stout, School of Natural Sciences, Trinity College Dublin to discuss Valuing Natural Capital for the future.

01 February 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Crops Costs and Returns 2022

An indicative guide to crop margins for 2022. Compiled by Ciaran Collins and Shay Phelan, Tillage Crops Specialists

28 January 2022
Type
Booklet
790KB
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Opportunities for Organic Horticultural Growers - Webinar

On Wednesday, 26 January, Joe Kelleher and Elaine Leavy, Teagasc Organic Specialists hosted the fourth in a series of Autumn Organic Webinars. They were joined by Eoin Sweetman, Teagasc; Padraig Fahy, Beechlawn Organics and Gillian Westbrook, IOA to explore the opportunities available to organic horticultural growers.

28 January 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Teagasc Virtual Tillage Conference 2022

The 2022 National Tillage Conference took place virtually, split over two days. The first session took place on Thursday, 13 January and the second took place on Thursday, 27 January.

28 January 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Virtual Sheep Conference 2022

Proceedings from the Virtual Sheep Conference 2022 which took place on Tuesday, 25 January & Thursday, 27 January.

26 January 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Growing Grass Using Less Nitrogen Fertiliser - Webinar

On Thursday, 20 January, John Douglas & Joseph Dunphy from Teagasc Grass10 and Micheal O'Leary from PastureBase Ireland were joined by Kerry dairy farmer and 2020 Young Grassland Farmer of the Year David O'Leary to discuss growing grass using less Nitrogen fertiliser.

25 January 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy Webinar - Milk Replacers

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 20 January, host Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist is joined by George Ramsbottom, Teagasc Dairy Specialist to discuss milk replacers.

25 January 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Future Beef Programme

By Thomas Gleeson, B&T Drystock Adviser, Teagasc, Galway/Clare Unit

25 January 2022
Type
Media Article
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The Signpost Series Webinar - Managing Red Clover on Dairy Farms

On this episode of The Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 21 January, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Dr James Humphreys, Teagasc Solohead Farm to discuss Managing Red Clover on Dairy Farms.

24 January 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Utilisation of Nutrients Webinar

On this webinar which took place on Thursday, 20 January, host Shay Phelan, Teagasc Crops Specialist was joined by James McDonnell, Farm Management Specialist; Liam Phelan, AIB; John Carroll, Glanbia; Don Somers, Signpost Programme tillage farmer and his Advisor John Pettit; and Dr Pete Berry, Head of Crop Physiology at ADAS.

24 January 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Pig Newsletter - January 2022

The latest news, research updates and advice from our Teagasc Pig Development Department

24 January 2022
Type
Newsletter
1,319KB
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When to Apply Early Nitrogen (N)

A “Do’s & Don’ts” guide to help your decision around early N application. This flyer was updated on 21 January 2022.

21 January 2022
Type
Newsletter
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Virus Diseases in Carrots and Parsnips Webinar

This webinar which took place on Tuesday, 7th December was the second in the series of Teagasc Winter 2021/2022 Vegetable Webinars. Webinar hosts Eoin Sweetman & Andy Whelton, Teagasc Horticulture Development Department were joined by Howard Hinds, Root Crop Consultancy Ltd and Dr Michael Gaffney, Teagasc Horticultural Entomologist.

20 January 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Downy Mildew and Fusarium Wilt Control in Protected Lettuce Production Webinar

This webinar, which took place on Thursday, 2nd December was the first in a series of Teagasc Winter 2021/2022 Vegetable Webinars. Webinar hosts Eoin Sweetman & Andy Whelton, Teagasc Horticulture Development Department were joined by Dr. Erika Wedgewood of ADAS and John Johnson of Enza Zaden.

20 January 2022
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Event Proceeding
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The Signpost Series Webinar - Future Upland Management - Lessons from SUAS

On this episode of The Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 14 January, Pat Murphy, Head of Environment Knowledge Transfer Department, Teagasc was joined by Declan Byrne, SUAS Project Manager to discuss Future Upland Management - Lessons from SUAS.

19 January 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Nutrition of field and container grown nursery stock webinar

Dónall Flanagan, Teagasc Nursery Stock Advisor hosted a webinar on Wednesday, 12 January 2022 which focused on nutrition of field and container grown nursery stock. Dónall was joined by Erwin Weening, DCM Fertilisers and Sean Whitworth, Fargro.

13 January 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Understanding GHGs on Irish farms

In Ireland, agriculture currently contributes 37% of the total GHGs emitted. GHG emissions on Irish farms come primarily from methane belched by cattle and sheep, fertiliser use, animal excrement and diesel.

12 January 2022
Type
Booklet
1,359KB
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The Signpost Series Webinar - Ecosystems services on CAFRE's Upland Farm

On this episode of The Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 7 January 2022, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Byran Irvine, CAFRE, Greenmount College to discuss ecosystems services on CAFRE's Upland Farm.

11 January 2022
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Event Proceeding
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Genetics and Breeding of Irish Horses

This book has been designed to educate those interested in equine studies. It outlines several aspects of equine genetics and breeding and illustrates how breeders can improve the genetic merit of Irish horses backed by science.

07 January 2022
Type
Book
6,476KB
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Once a Day Milking Conference 2022

Once a Day Milking Conference 2022 took place virtually on Thursday, 6 January. The theme of this year’s online conference centered around the latest research about the impact of once a day milking on milk production and how to manage this effect.

07 January 2022
Type
Event Proceeding
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Pig Newsletter - December 2021

The latest news, research updates and advice from our Teagasc Pig Development Department

24 December 2021
Type
Newsletter
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Let's Talk Dairy Webinar - Costings of Nitrogen Fertiliser

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 16th December, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist, compares costings of nitrogen fertiliser products to get best value next spring.

24 December 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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The Signpost Series Webinar - Perspectives of Farm Sustainability

On this episode of The Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 17 December, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Charlie McConalogue TD, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine and Professor Frank O'Mara, Teagasc Director to discuss the perspectives of farm sustainability.

20 December 2021
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Event Proceeding
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'Historical Irish Dairy Products' Book Launch

A new book 'Historical Irish Dairy Products' has been published which traces from earliest times the historical-cultural heritage of Irish dairy products. The official launch, which was hosted by Hosted by Mark Gibson, Teagasc, took place virtually on Wednesday, 15th December and featured contributions from Prof. Frank O’Mara, Director of Teagasc; former Director of Teagasc, Prof. Gerry Boyle and the authors of the book, Dr. Dara Downey, Dr. Liam Downey, and Derry O’Donovan.

16 December 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy Webinar - Analysing your farm's performance

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 9th December, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist gives an overview of the Profit Monitor, including what it consists of and the benefits of completing it especially when planning for the year ahead.

14 December 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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The Signpost Series Webinar - The value of native provenance trees and hedging stock

On this episode of The Signpost Series, which took place on Friday, 10 December, as part of Hedgerow Week, Pat Murphy, Head of Environment Knowledge Transfer Department, Teagasc and Catherine Keena, Teagasc Countryside Management Specialist were joined by Joe Gowran, CEO, Woodlands of Ireland and Maria Cullen, Chair of the Society of Irish Plant Pathologists (SIPP) to discuss the value of native provenance trees and hedging stock and how to reduce health risks to them.

11 December 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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Food from hedges - Hedgerow Week 2021

On Thursday, 9 December, as part of Hedgerow Week 2021, the topic of food from hedges was discussed. Catherine Keena, Countryside Management Specialist, Teagasc was joined by a panel of foraging experts.

09 December 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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National Beef Conference 2021

Due to COVID-19, this year's National Beef Conference was delivered as two webinars, on Monday, 6th December and Wednesday, 8th December. The conference consisted of the latest beef research and the best technical advice for beef farmers.

09 December 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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Measures to reduce GHG emissions on dairy farms - Checklist

Climate change is perhaps the greatest challenge facing the world right now. Farmers can be a part of the solution! What are you doing on your farm to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions? Have you thought about the climate actions that you can take in the future to reduce emissions?

09 December 2021
Type
Factsheet
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Measures to reduce GHG Emissions on suckler farms - Checklist

Climate change is perhaps the greatest challenge facing the world right now. Farmers can be a part of the solution! What are you doing on your farm to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions? Have you thought about the climate actions that you can take in the future to reduce emissions?

09 December 2021
Type
Factsheet
1,282KB
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Hedge Cutting - Hedgerow Week 2021

On Wednesday, 8 December, as part of Hedgerow Week 2021, the topic of hedge cutting was discussed. Francis Quigley, Teagasc Machinery Specialist joined Catherine Keena, Countryside Management Specialist, Teagasc to host a panel discussion on hedgerow management with hedge cutting contractors, farmer organisations and the NPWS.

08 December 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Outlook 2022 - Economic Prospects for Agriculture

Contributors: Cathal Buckley, Emma Dillon, Trevor Donnellan, Kevin Hanrahan, Tom Houlihan, Anne Kinsella, John Lennon, Jason Loughrey, Michael McKeon, Brian Moran and Fiona Thorne, Teagasc.

07 December 2021
Type
Report
6,257KB
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Biodiversity of hedges - Hedgerow Week 2021

On Tuesday, 7 December, as part of Hedgerow Week 2021, the biodiversity of hedges was discussed. Catherine Keena, Countryside Management Specialist, Teagasc was joined by a panel including ecological experts and the All Ireland Pollinator Plan.

07 December 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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Opportunities for Growth in 2022 with PastureBase Ireland - Webinar

On Thursday, 2 December, John Douglas and Joseph Dunphy, Teagasc Grass10 and Micheal O'Leary from PastureBase Ireland were joined by dairy farmer John Phelan to discuss the opportunities for growth in 2022 with PastureBase Ireland.

07 December 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Knowing your Carbon Footprint

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 2 December, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist was joined by Siobhán Kavanagh, Signpost Programme Communications and Engagement Specialist to discuss the Bord Bia report and knowing your carbon footprint.

06 December 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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National Farm Survey 2020

Emma Dillon, Trevor Donnellan, Brian Moran and John Lennon, Agricultural Economics and Farm Surveys Department, Rural Economy Development Programme, Teagasc.

06 December 2021
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Report
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The state of Ireland’s hedgerows - Hedgerow Week 2021

On Monday 6 December, as part of Hedgerow Week 2021, the state of Ireland’s hedgerows both quantity and quality was discussed. Catherine Keena, Countryside Management Specialist, Teagasc was joined by a panel including research, county councils and hedgerow non-governmental organisations.

06 December 2021
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Event Proceeding
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The Signpost Series Webinar - Planting Hedges

On this episode of The Signpost Series, which took place on Friday, 3 December, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Pippa Hackett, Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine and Professor Frank O'Mara, Teagasc Director to officially launch Hedgerow Week 2021. Catherine Keena, Countryside Management Specialist Teagasc also discussed planting hedges.

03 December 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Pig Newsletter - November 2021

Get the latest news and advice from our Teagasc Pig Development Department

02 December 2021
Type
Newsletter
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National Farm Survey - 2020 Sustainability Report

This report provides the latest available information on farm sustainability performance in Ireland. It is based on detailed analysis of data collected through the Teagasc National Farm Survey. Economic, Social and Environmental Sustainability are measured for Dairy, Cattle, Sheep and Tillage farms in 2020.

30 November 2021
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Report
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Let's Talk Dairy Webinar - Organic Dairying

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 25 November, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist was joined by Joe Kelleher, Teagasc Organic Specialist to discuss organic dairying.

30 November 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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TResearch Autumn/Winter 2021

The Autumn/Winter 2021 issue of TResearch magazine brings a new look. We’ve put the people who carry out our cutting-edge research front and centre.

29 November 2021
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Magazine
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Are you considering converting to Organic Farming? - Webinar

On Wednesday, 24 November, Joe Kelleher and Elaine Leavy, Teagasc Organic Specialists hosted the third in a series of Autumn Organic Webinars which gave an insight into converting to organic farming. They were also joined by two farmers who recently converted to organic farming.

26 November 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy Webinar - One Health Approach

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy, which took place on Thursday, 18th November, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist was joined by Damien Barrett, Superintending Veterinary Inspector, Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine (DAFM) to discuss the One Health Approach

24 November 2021
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Event Proceeding
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National Dairy Conference 2021 - Proceedings

Due to COVID the conference was delivered as two webinars. The attached proceedings reflect the presentations and discussion topics planned.

23 November 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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Teagasc Nursery Stock Seminar

The Teagasc Nursery Stock Seminar took place on Thursday, 4 November in Teagasc Ashtown Research Centre, Dublin and online via Zoom. The event consisted of two sessions, covering growing media and technical updates.

18 November 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Harvest Report 2021

The 2021 harvest report estimates that the production of cereals was 2.32 million tonnes in 2021. This represents an increase of 407,000 tonnes (21%) from harvest 2020

17 November 2021
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Report
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Let's Talk Dairy Webinar - Taking Stock for 2021

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy, which took place on Thursday, 11th November, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist discusses taking stock for 2021, with a view to getting yourself organised before the end of the year and trying to set yourself up for the coming year.

16 November 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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Sheep Welfare Scheme

Eamon Patten, Drystock Advisor, Teagasc Ballinrobe

16 November 2021
Type
Media Article
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The Signpost Series Webinar - Farm Specific Mitigation Strategies and Practical Actions to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions on Irish Farms

On this episode of The Signpost Series, which took place on Friday, 12 November, Pat Murphy, Head of Environment Knowledge Transfer Department, Teagasc was joined by Dr. Seamus Kearney, Signpost Programme and Jonathan Herron, Teagasc Moorepark to discuss Farm Specific Mitigation Strategies and Practical Actions to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions on Irish Farms.

15 November 2021
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Event Proceeding
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The Signpost Series - Biorefinery Glas and the potential of the bioeconomy to transform grassland agriculture in Ireland

On this episode of The Signpost Series, which took place on Friday, 22 October, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by James Gaffey, Munster Technological University (MTU); Johan Sanders, Grassa and Wageningen University & Research; and Bridget Lynch, Teagasc to discuss Biorefinery Glas and the potential of the bioeconomy to transform grassland agriculture in Ireland.

11 November 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Horticulture Input Costs 2021 - Impact Assessment

Teagasc Horticulture Development Department recently assessed the key input costs that have seen the biggest increases, gathered and validated data, sourced from a range of businesses and trade suppliers.

10 November 2021
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Report
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Let's Talk Dairy Webinar - When to finish grazing

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 4 November, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist discusses when to finish grazing for 2021.

09 November 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Organic Dairy Farm Walk - Whitty Family Farm

Organic Dairy Farm Walk which took place on Wednesday, 3rd November 2021, on the farm of The Whitty Family, Dunganstown, New Ross, Co Wexford.

03 November 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Options for Organic Tillage Growers - Webinar

On Wednesday, 27th October, Elaine Leavy and Joe Kelleher, Teagasc Organic Specialists hosted the second in a series of Autumn Organic Webinars which focused on options for organic tillage growers.

02 November 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Pig Newsletter - October 2021

Get the latest news and advice from our Teagasc Pig Development Department

01 November 2021
Type
Newsletter
814KB
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Let's Talk Dairy Webinar - Getting prepared for dry off

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy, which took place on Thursday, 28th October, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist was joined by Don Crowley, Teagasc Milk Quality Specialist to discuss getting prepared for dry off.

29 October 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy Webinar - Selective Dry Cow Therapy

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on 21st October, James Dunne, Teagasc Dairy Specialist was joined by vet Willie Buckley and Finola McCoy from Animal Health Ireland (AHI) to discuss selective dry cow therapy.

29 October 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy Webinar - Winter housing

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 14 October, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist discusses winter housing.

26 October 2021
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Event Proceeding
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The Bioeconomy to 2030: A Researcher’s Perspective - Webinar

On Wednesday, October 20th, Teagasc held an online webinar “The Bioeconomy to 2030: A Researcher’s Perspective”. The event was held as part of Bioeconomy Ireland Week 2021. In this webinar, introduced and moderated by Professor Maeve Henchion, Teagasc researchers reflected on their work to date on the bioeconomy as well as looking to the future and the impact they aim to achieve.

26 October 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Taking Control of Grass Supply on Beef & Sheep Farms - Webinar

On Thursday, 14 October, John Douglas and Joseph Dunphy, Teagasc Grass10 and Micheal O'Leary from PastureBase Ireland were joined by suckler farmer Trevor Boland and sheep farmer Tomas O'Leary to discuss taking control of grass supply on beef & sheep farms.

26 October 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Do you know the carbon footprint for your farm? - Webinar

An interactive informative online webinar to guide you through using the carbon footprint figure to make decisions on reducing emissions on your farm. The webinar was held by Seamus Kearney, Teagasc Signpost, Dr. Eleanor Murphy, Bord Bia and Jack Kearney, Signpost Farmer.

21 October 2021
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Event Proceeding
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The Signpost Series Webinar - Farm Zero C Overview

On this episode of The Signpost Series, which took place on Friday, 15 October, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Gavin Hunt, Farm Zero C Project Manager, BiOrbic & Cian White, Trinity College Dublin to get an overview of the Farm Zero C project.

15 October 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Transferring the Family Farm Online Clinics 2021

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. 

15 October 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Hardwood Focus 2021

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.

13 October 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - System drift in dairy farming in Ireland

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.

08 October 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Managing the Final Grazing Rotation with PastureBase Ireland - Webinar

On Thursday, 30 September, John Douglas and Joseph Dunphy, Teagasc Grass10 and Micheal O'Leary from PastureBase Ireland were joined by dairy farmers Paudie O’Brien & Padraig Callanan to discuss managing the final grazing rotation with PastureBase Ireland.

08 October 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Equine - How does DNA testing support Equine Breeders?

Wendy Conlon, Teagasc Equine Specialist was joined by Romy Morrin-O’Donnell of Weatherbys Scientific laboratories for the latest webinar in the Let's Talk Equine Webinar Series, which took place on Tuesday 5th October 2021.

07 October 2021
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Event Proceeding
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The Signpost Series - 'What's the Story with our Bogs?' and the European Carbon Farming Initiative

On this episode of The Signpost Series, which took place on Friday, 1 October, Pat Murphy, Head of Environment Knowledge Transfer Department, Teagasc was joined by Dr Douglas McMillan, Chair of the Green Restoration Ireland (GRI) Cooperative to discuss what’s the story with our Bogs?. Eimhin David Shortt also joined the webinar to discuss the European Carbon Farming Initiative.

04 October 2021
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Event Proceeding
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ASSAP Interim Report #2

Agricultural Sustainability Support and Advisory Programme (ASSAP) Interim Report #2 | 2020

04 October 2021
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Report
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Green Acres Farm Walk - JP Hammersley

A farm walk with JP Hammersley, farmer participant of the Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef Programme, took place on Wednesday, 29 September at 3:30pm on his farm in Lattin, Co. Tipperary.

04 October 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Sustainable energy solutions in horticulture using solar PV and Heat Recovery - Webinar

Donal Gernon and Dónall Flanagan, Teagasc Horticulture Development Department hosted a webinar on Tuesday, 28 September which focused on sustainable energy solutions in horticulture using solar PV and Heat Recovery. They were joined by Pat Smith, Managing director of Local Power and Peter McMahon, Technical Sales Director of European Industrial Chillers.

30 September 2021
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The Signpost Series Webinar - Agroforestry - multiple benefits for Irish agriculture

On this episode of The Signpost Series, which took place on Friday, 24th September, Mark Gibson, Teagasc ConnectEd Manager was joined by Dr Ian Short, Forestry Research Officer, Teagasc; Professor Jim McAdam, Queens University Belfast; and Mr Eugene Curran, Forestry Inspector, DAFM to discuss Agroforestry - multiple benefits for Irish agriculture.

30 September 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Sustainable Energy and Investments in the Horticulture Sector Webinar

Donal Gernon and Dónall Flanagan, Teagasc Horticulture Development Department hosted a webinar on Thursday, 23 September which focused on Sustainable Energy and Investments in the Horticulture Sector. They were joined by Declan McEvoy, IFAC and Ray Langton, SEAI.

29 September 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Tuarascáil Bhliantúil 2020 agus na Ráitis Airgeadais

Tá Tuarascáil Bhliantúil 2020 bunaithe ar na spriocanna atá leagtha amach i Ráiteas Straitéise Teagasc. Déantar cur síos ar shamplaí d'éachtaí agus forbairtí lárnacha de chuid Stiúrthóireachtaí an Taighde, an Aistrithe Eolais agus na nOibríochtaí i gcomhthéacs na spriocanna sin.

28 September 2021
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Report
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Annual Report 2020 & Financial Statements

The 2020 Annual Report is built around the goals outlined in the Teagasc Statement of Strategy. Examples of key achievements and developments for the Research, Knowledge Transfer and Operations directorates are described in the context of these goals.

28 September 2021
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Report
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The role of multi species swards on Irish organic farms - Webinar

On Wednesday, 22nd September, Joe Kelleher and Elaine Leavy, Teagasc Organic Specialists were joined by Thomas Moloney, DLF and Kevin O’Hanlon, Organic dairy farmer for the first in a series of Autumn Organic Webinars which focused on the role of multi species swards on Irish organic farms.

23 September 2021
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Event Proceeding
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The Signpost Series Webinar - The Pearl Mussel Project EIP

On this episode of The Signpost Series, which took place on Friday, 17th September, Mark Gibson, Teagasc ConnectEd Manager was joined by Dr Patrick Crushell, Project Manager, The Pearl Mussel Project EIP to discuss the Pearl Mussel Project EIP.

21 September 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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National Crops Forum - Part Two

The annual National Crops Forum took place virtually this year due to Covid19 Restrictions. Part Two of the forum took place on Thursday, 16th September and focused on Carbon Farming & Nitrate Leaching.

17 September 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Teagasc College Prospectus 2022

Teagasc is the primary provider of accredited further (vocational) education for the land-based sector. This Prospectus outlines the various course offerings.

16 September 2021
Type
Book
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National Crops Forum - Part One

The annual National Crops Forum takes place virtually this year due to Covid19 Restrictions. Part One of the forum took place on Thursday, 9th September and focused on Agronomy & Grain Markets.

10 September 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Replacement Management

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy, which took place on Thursday, 9th September, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist discusses keeping replacement heifers on target this Autumn.

10 September 2021
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Event Proceeding
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The Signpost Series Webinar - Ireland's Nitrates Review

On this episode of The Signpost Series, which took place on Friday, 3rd September, Pat Murphy Head of Environment Knowledge Transfer was joined by Jack Nolan, Senior Inspector, DAFM, to discuss Ireland's Draft Nitrate Action Programme and the 2nd stage consultation.

03 September 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Fertiliser and closing off strategy

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy, which took place on Thursday, 2nd September, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist discusses late season fertiliser N and planning for spring grazing.

03 September 2021
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Event Proceeding
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The Signpost Series Webinar - Traditional Farm Buildings

On this episode of The Signpost Series, which took place on Friday, 20th August, Mark Gibson, Teagasc ConnectEd Manager was joined by Anna Meenan, The Heritage Council to discuss traditional farm buildings.

30 August 2021
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Event Proceeding
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The Signpost Series Webinar - Archaeology and Farming

On this episode of The Signpost Series, which took place on Friday, 13th August, Mark Gibson, Teagasc ConnectEd Manager was joined by Hugh Carey, Archaeologist, National Monuments Service, Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage to discuss archaeology and farming.

27 August 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy Webinar - Managing Hedgerows

In this episode of Let's Talk Dairy, which took place on Thursday, 19th August, host Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist was joined by Aoife Leader, Teagasc to discuss managing hedgerows.

27 August 2021
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Event Proceeding
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The Signpost Series Webinar - Managing Nutrient Runoff from Farmyards

On this episode of The Signpost Series, which took place on Friday, 6th August, Pat Murphy, Head of Teagasc Environment KT Programme was joined by Sara Vero, Assistant Lecturer, Agricultural Science, Waterford Institute of Technology to discuss managing nutrient runoff from farmyards.

27 August 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Pig Newsletter - August 2021

Get the latest news and advice from our Teagasc Pig Development Department

27 August 2021
Type
Newsletter
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The Signpost Series Webinar - The Hen Harrier Project

On this episode of The Signpost Series, which took place on Friday, 30th July, Pat Murphy, Head of Teagasc Environment KT Programme was joined by Fergal Monaghan, Project Manager for the Hen Harrier Programme to discuss the Hen Harrier Project.

26 August 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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Liver Fluke on Farms

By Niall Treanor, B& T Drystock Adviser, Teagasc, Galway/Clare

23 August 2021
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Media Article
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Let's Talk Dairy Webinar - Economics around late calving cows

In this episode of Let's Talk Dairy, which took place on Thursday, 19th August, host Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist was joined by James Dunne, Teagasc Dairy Specialist to discuss the economics around late calving cows.

20 August 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Research Insights Webinar - Increasing energy use efficiency on Irish farms

On a recent Teagasc Research Insights webinar which took place on Wednesday, 4th August, Pat Dillon, Head of Animal & Grassland Research and Innovation Programme was joined by John Upton, Research Officer; Ger McCutcheon, Pig Development Officer and Barry Caslin, Energy & Rural Development Specialist to discuss increasing energy use efficiency on Irish farms.

12 August 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Poultry Webinar - Cocci – Prevention is better than Cure

Host Rebecca Tierney, Teagasc Poultry Advisor was joined by Ellie Radford, Huvepharma & Callum Turner, St David’s Poultry Team on a recent Let's Talk Poultry webinar which took place on Wednesday, 28 July to discuss Cocci – Prevention is better than Cure, followed by a questions & answers session.

12 August 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Poultry Webinar - Understanding Foot Pad Dermatitis

Host Rebecca Tierney, Teagasc Poultry Advisor was joined by Conor Sheehy, St David’s Poultry Team on a recent Let's Talk Poultry webinar which took place on Wednesday, 11th August to discuss understanding Foot Pad Dermatitis.

12 August 2021
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Event Proceeding
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The Signpost Series Webinar - Update on ASSAP and Water Quality restoration

On this episode of The Signpost Series, which took place on Friday, 16th July, Pat Murphy, Head of Teagasc Environment KT Programme was joined by Noel Meehan, ASSAP Manager, Teagasc and Joe Crockett, Dairy Sustainability Ireland to give an update on ASSAP and Water Quality restoration.

09 August 2021
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Event Proceeding
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The Signpost Series Webinar - Recent policy developments for managing grazing livestock in New Zealand

On this episode of The Signpost Series, which took place on Friday, 23rd July, Pat Murphy, Head of Teagasc Environment KT Programme was joined by Ross Monaghan, Ag Research, New Zealand to discuss recent policy developments for managing grazing livestock in New Zealand – some practical implications and future research needs to lessen farming’s impact on water quality.

09 August 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Building Grass for an Extended Grazing Season - Webinar

On Thursday, 5th August, John Douglas and Joseph Dunphy, Teagasc Grass10 and Micheal O'Leary from PastureBase Ireland were joined by with David Brady, Heavy Soils farmer and John Galvin, Dry soils farmer to discuss building grass for an extended grazing season.

09 August 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy Webinar - Grazing Utilisation Star Index

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy, which took place on Thursday 22nd July, host Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist was joined by Tomás Tubritt, Teagasc Moorepark to discuss the Grazing Utilisation Star Index.

06 August 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy Webinar - Autumn Grass Strategy

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy, which took place on Thursday 29th July, host Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist was joined by John Douglas, Teagasc Grass10 Advisor to discuss an Autumn Grass Strategy.

03 August 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Situation and Outlook for Irish Agriculture (July 2021)

Trevor Donnellan, Kevin Hanrahan, Anne Kinsella, Jason Loughrey, John Lennon, Brian Moran, Fiona Thorne and Emma Dillon, Agricultural Economics & Farm Surveys Department, Teagasc, Athenry, Co Galway, Ireland.

29 July 2021
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Report
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Research Insights Webinar - Reducing methane emissions from ruminants

On a recent Teagasc Research Insights webinar which took place on Wednesday, 14th July, David Kenny, Teagasc Head of Animal & Bioscience Department was joined by Donagh Berry, Sinead Waters and Ben Lahart to discuss reducing methane emissions from ruminants.

28 July 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Official Launch of 'A Man with a Mission' Dr. Tom Walsh

A new book has been published which documents the life and times of one of Ireland's most distinguished agricultural scientists, Dr. Tom Walsh, the first Director of An Foras Taluntais (AFT), the predecessor of Teagasc. The authors, Dr. Edward Culleton and Rosemary Buckley (née Walsh) were joined by Professor Gerry Boyle, Teagasc Director, to officially launch the book virtually, on Tuesday, 20 July 2021.

26 July 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Pig Newsletter - July 2021

Get the latest news and advice from our Teagasc Pig Development Department

23 July 2021
Type
Newsletter
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The Impact of Nitrogen Management Strategies within Grass Based Dairy Systems

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) requested Teagasc to model the impact (environmental and economic) of a number of farm nitrogen mitigation measures in order to inform policy of the best current and potential actions to deliver the catchment based nitrate load reduction estimated by the EPA.

21 July 2021
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Report
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Let's Talk Poultry Webinar: Layer Management - Back to Basics

Host Rebecca Tierney, Teagasc Poultry Advisor was joined by Robbie Hagwood, poultry consultant on a recent Let's Talk Poultry webinar which took place on Wednesday, 14 July to discuss layer management – back to basics.

21 July 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Setting up your Fertiliser Spreader

In this episode of Let's Talk Dairy, which took place on Thursday 15th July, host Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist, was joined by guest speaker Francis Quigley, Machinery Specialist at Kildalton College, Teagasc, and they discussed setting up your fertiliser spreader.

20 July 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Work Safely with Cattle

By Martina Donnelly, B&T Drystock Adviser, Teagasc Galway/Clare

20 July 2021
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Media Article
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Let's Talk Dairy - Smarter Milking

In this episode of Let's Talk Dairy, which took place on Thursday 8th July, host Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist was joined by guest speakers Pádraig O’Connor, Teagasc Grange; Michelle McGrath, Animal Health Ireland (AHI) and Andrew Hogan, FRS Training to discuss smarter milking.

13 July 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Roadways and Water Systems

In this episode of Let's Talk Dairy, which took place on Thursday, 1st July, host Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist discusses roadways and water systems.

08 July 2021
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Event Proceeding
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9th Infogest Webinar on Food Digestion

The 9th INFOGEST webinar on Food Digestion took place on Wednesday, 7th July. The theme of this webinar was “Lipid digestion in early life”.

07 July 2021
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Event Proceeding
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The Signpost Series Webinar- High Nature Value Farmland in Ireland

On this episode of The Signpost Series, which took place on Friday, 2nd July, Mark Gibson, Teagasc ConnectEd and Padraig Foley, Teagasc were joined by Dr James Moran, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) to discuss High Nature Value Farmland in Ireland: marginal farming or central role in combating climate and biodiversity challenges?.

06 July 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Poultry Webinar - The SSRH - Planning & Implementation

Host Rebecca Tierney, Teagasc Poultry Advisor was joined by Ray Langton and Denis Neary, SEAI & Martin Dempsey, commercial broiler producer on a recent Let's Talk Poultry webinar which took place on Wednesday, 30 June to discuss the SSRH.

06 July 2021
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Event Proceeding
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The Signpost Series Webinar - Commercial dairy farming without fertilizer N

On this episode of The Signpost Series, which took place on Friday, 25th June, Mark Gibson, Teagasc ConnectEd and Pat Murphy, Head of Teagasc Environment KT Programme were joined by Dr James Humphreys, Teagasc Moorepark to discuss commercial dairy farming without fertilizer N.

02 July 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Teagasc Crop Trials Event 2021

The Teagasc Crop Trials Event took place in Oak Park, Carlow, across two days on Wednesday, 30th June and Thursday, 1st July 2021.

30 June 2021
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Event Proceeding
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The Starrett Family Dairy Farm

In 2020, the Starrett family was awarded the top prize in the NDC & Kerrygold Quality Milk Awards

29 June 2021
Type
Factsheet
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Reseeding

By Michael Donoghue, B&T Dairy Adviser, Teagasc, Galway/Clare Region

29 June 2021
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Media Article
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Research Insights Webinar - The production of high quality milk for a competitive international market

On a recent Teagasc Research Insights webinar which took place on Wednesday, 23rd June, Padraig French, Head of Livestock Systems Department and Dairy Enterprise Leader in Teagasc was joined by David Gleeson, Pablo Silva Bolona and Bernie O’Brien, Teagasc Research Officers to discuss the production of high quality milk for a competitive international market.

29 June 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Milking Machine Maintenance

In the latest episode of the Let's Talk Dairy webinar series which took place on the 24th of June, Stuart Childs, Dairy Specialist discusses the process of liner changes and the advantages that come with it. Stuart also talks about the disadvantages that come with not changing the liners.

25 June 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Pig Newsletter - June 2021

Get the latest news and advice from our Teagasc Pig Development Department

24 June 2021
Type
Newsletter
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Clean Broilers Webinar

Clean Broilers Webinar which took place on Thursday, 24th June 2021

24 June 2021
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Event Proceeding
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How is your health?

By Aoife Forde, B&T Drystock Adviser, Teagasc Galway/Clare

23 June 2021
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Media Article
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Opening Statement on Organic Farming to the Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture Food and the Marine

The Teagasc vision for organic farming is driven by an increasing market for organic food and by EU and national policy. At EU level, The Farm to Fork Strategy is at the heart of the European Green Deal that aims to make food systems sustainable, equitable, and healthy. Organic farming has a key role to play in the delivery of this vision. The target of 25% of all EU land to be farmed organically by 2030 is ambitious and sets out a ‘horizon point’ for Ireland.

22 June 2021
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Submission
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The Signpost Series Webinar - The All Ireland Pollinator Plan

On this episode of The Signpost Series, which took place on Friday, 18th June, Mark Gibson, Teagasc ConnectEd and Pat Murphy, Head of Teagasc Environment KT Programme were joined by Dr Úna FitzPatrick, National Biodiversity Data Centre to discuss the All Ireland Pollinator Plan.

21 June 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Breeding Season

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 17th June, Stuart Childs, Dairy Specialist highlights that we are coming to the end of the breeding season.

21 June 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series Webinar - Renewable gas and the Mitchelstown Central Grid Injection facility

On this episode of The Signpost Series, which took place on Friday, 28th May, Mark Gibson, Teagasc ConnectEd and Pat Murphy, Head of Teagasc Environment KT Programme were joined by Niamh Gillen, Innovation Engineer and Ian Kilgallon, Business Development & Innovation Manager, Gas Networks Ireland to discuss renewable gas and the Mitchelstown Central Grid Injection facility.

21 June 2021
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Signpost Series Webinar - A farmer's perspective on Biodiversity, Emissions and Water Quality

On this episode of The Signpost Series, which took place on Friday, 11th June, Mark Gibson, Teagasc ConnectEd and Pat Murphy, Head of Teagasc Environment KT Programme were joined by Thomas Duffy, dairy farmer and past President of Macra Na Feirme to give an insight into a farmer's perspective on Biodiversity, Emissions and Water Quality.

18 June 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Poultry Webinar - Biosecurity

In this episode of the Let's Talk Poultry Webinar Series which took place on Wenesday, 16th June, host Rebecca Tierney, Teagasc Poultry Advisor was joined by Conor Sheehy, St David’s Poultry Team to discuss biosecurity.

17 June 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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Virtual Talking Timber 2021

Talking Timber 2021 – Teagasc's annual timber marketing event aims to support forest owners in harvesting their conifer forests. In its ninth year, this year’s theme was "The Business of Forestry: how to sell timber". This live virtual event took place on Tuesday, 15 June 2021 at 7pm.

17 June 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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Making quality silage

A Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef Fact Sheet

16 June 2021
Type
Factsheet
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Avian Infectious Laryngotracheitis

Avian Infectious Laryngotracheitis is a respiratory disease of poultry. It is a highly contagious disease caused by a herpesvirus. This poster highlights some of the biosecurity measures that need to be implemented by anyone entering your poultry enterprise.

16 June 2021
Type
Leaflet
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Let's Talk Dairy - Nitrogen planning & application

On this episode of 'Let's Talk Dairy' which took place on Thursday, 10th June, Stuart Childs, Dairy Specialist, was joined by Michael O'Leary, PastureBase Ireland to discuss nitrogen planning & application.

14 June 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Farm Business Options - Insects Spark interest in Research and Farming Projects

On a recent Farm Business Options webinar, which took place on Tuesday, 8th June, host Barry Caslin, Teagasc was joined by Carlos Álvarez García, Teagasc Research Officer, Carl Coudron, Inagro, Belgium and Lynda Bolger from Celtic Cricket Farm to discuss the rising global popularity with insect farming.

10 June 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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National Pig Herd Performance Report 2020

The National Pig Herd Performance Report 2020, produced by the Teagasc Pig Development Department is the detailed analysis of the performance of the pig farms that participated in the Teagasc e-Profit Monitor (ePM) recording system in 2020.

10 June 2021
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Report
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Farm Business Options Webinar - Opportunities for cut foliage growers

On a recent episode of Farm Business Options, which took place on Tuesday, 1st June, host Barry Caslin was joined by Andy Whelton, Teagasc Cut Foliage Ornamentals Specialist and Jim Costello of Forest Produce to discuss business options around cut foliage.

08 June 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Fertilizer for second cut silage / surplus bales

In the latest episode of the Let's Talk Dairy webinar series which took place on the 3rd of June, Stuart Childs, Dairy Specialist discusses fertilizer requirements for second cut silage and also in terms of surplus silage taken off of milking platforms over the last couple of days.

04 June 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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Research Insights Webinar - Increasing the welfare of farm animals

On a recent Teagasc Research Insights webinar which took place on Wednesday, 26th May, Paul Crosson, Beef Enterprise Leader, Teagasc was joined by Muireann Conneely & Bernadette Earley, Research Officers and Laura Boyle, Senior Research Officer to discuss increasing the welfare of farm animals.

01 June 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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Farm Business Options - BIA Innovator Campus – Transforming Food Entrepreneurship

On a recent Farm Business Options webinar, which took place on Tuesday, 25 May, host Barry Caslin Teagasc was joined by Elaine Donohue, BIA Innovator Campus General Manager and Colm Foley, Teagasc Food Technologist, Bia Innovator Campus CLG to discuss details of the facilities and supports available at the BIA Innovator Campus in Athenry, Co. Galway for food entrepreneurs.

01 June 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Pig Newsletter - May 2021

Get the latest news and advice from our Pig Development Department

31 May 2021
Type
Newsletter
1,343KB
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Let's Talk Dairy - Weekly Fertility Report

In the latest episode of the Let's Talk Dairy webinar series, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist is joined by Dan O'Riordan, ICBF to give an insight into how to do the weekly fertility report correctly.

28 May 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let' Talk Dairy - Grass Management

On this episode of The Let's Talk Dairy webinar series, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy specialist talks about Grass management.

20 May 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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Unlocking Silage Potential

By Gabriel Trayers, B&T Drystock Adviser, Teagasc Galway/Clare

18 May 2021
Type
Media Article
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The Signpost Programme

The Signpost programme - A Teagasc proposal to prompt climate action by all Irish farmers.

18 May 2021
Type
Booklet
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3rd European Beef Carbon Farmers’ Network - Webinar

The 3rd European farmers’ network webinar took place on Tuesday, 4th May 2021. Innovative grass-based Irish beef producers gave an insight into how they're improving beef carbon footprint.

17 May 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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No Dig Gardening Event

This episode is brought to you by John Mulhern who is the college principal in the Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture in the National Botanic Gardens in Dublin.

17 May 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Cutting For Quality Silage

In the latest episode of the Let's Talk Dairy webinar series, Stuart Childs, Dairy Specialist discusses how to cut for the highest quality of silage.

14 May 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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The Farm Roadway Visual Assessment Booklet

This handbook aims to describe visual assessment indicators that can be used to identify the extent of connectivity between roadway runoff and waters; and examine the structure and configuration of the entire roadway network and evaluate its pollution risk potential.

13 May 2021
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Booklet
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Teagasc Green Acres Virtual Farm Walk - Jarlath and Austin Ruane

On Thursday, 13th May, Jarlath and Austin Ruane, farmer participants of the Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef Programme hosted a virtual event from their farm in Claremorris, Co. Mayo through the use of social media and video.

13 May 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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Lambing Review

By Colm Murray, B&T Drystock Adviser, Teagasc, Galway/Clare

11 May 2021
Type
Media Article
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Let's Talk Sheep Webinar - Silage Making on Sheep Farms

Host Ciaran Lynch, Teagasc Sheep Specialist was joined by Dr. Tim Keady, Teagasc Researcher on this episode of the Let's Talk Sheep webinar series which took place on Thursday, 6th May to discuss silage making on sheep farms.

11 May 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Weed Control

In the latest episode of the Let's Talk Dairy webinar series, Stuart Childs, Dairy Specialist is joined by Ciaran Collins, Tillage Specialist to discuss weed control, following up on the recent webinar with Deirdre Hennessy on establishing grass-white clover swards.

10 May 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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Danny Bermingham Virtual Farm Walk

On Thursday, 6th May, Danny Bermingham, participant in the Teagasc Heavy Soils programme hosted a virtual event from his farm through the medium of video and social media.

06 May 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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Farm Business Options Webinar - Farm Diversification in Austria

On a recent Farm Business Options Webinar which took place on Tuesday, 4th May, Barry Caslin was joined by a local farm advisor and two diversified agri-tourism farmers to get an insight into their journey and supports available for such enterprises in Austria.

05 May 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Equine Webinar - Breeding Eventers, Mares are ‘Gold’

Wendy Conlon, Teagasc Equine Specialist was joined by Kate Jarvey, Monymusk Stud/ Attington Sport Horses and Austin O’Connor, Attington Sport Horses for the latest webinar in the Let's Talk Equine Webinar Series, which took place on Tuesday, 4th May 2021.

05 May 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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Teagasc Crop Agronomy Webinar - May 2021

The fourth in a series of Teagasc Crop Agronomy Update Webinars took place on Tuesday, 4th May 2021. Teagasc researchers, specialists and advisors updated growers on crop agronomy for the coming weeks.

04 May 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Milk Recording Reports

In this week's episode in the Let's Talk Dairy webinar series, Stuart Childs discusses milk recording reports and the importance it has to farmers.

30 April 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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Results-Based Environment-Agri Pilot Project (REAP)

The Results-Based Environment-Agri Pilot Project (REAP) is a Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine (DAFM) pilot project that pays farmers to maintain and improve the environmental conditions of their land. This factsheet provides information on the pilot project.

29 April 2021
Type
Factsheet
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Farm Business Options Webinar - Collaborative Farming Options

On a recent Farm Business Options Webinar which took place on Tuesday, 27th April, Barry Caslin was joined by Gordon Peppard, Teagasc Farm Structures Specialist to discuss the various collaborative agreements on offer.

28 April 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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Will it ever Grow?

By Mícheál Kelly, B&T Drystock Adviser, Teagasc, Galway/Clare Regional Unit

27 April 2021
Type
Media Article
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The Signpost Series - The BRIDE Project

On the latest episode of The Signpost Series, which took place on Friday, 23rd April, Mark Gibson, Teagasc ConnectEd is joined by Donal Sheehan, Manager of the BRIDE Project to give an overview of the Project, results-based payments and how farmers can be rewarded for environmental improvement.

26 April 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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Management and establishment of grass-white clover swards

The EU Farm to Fork strategy has increased the urgency to focus research on the use of white clover to reduce chemical N fertiliser use. Research is being undertaken at Teagasc Moorepark, Curtins, Clonakilty and Athenry research farms on the role of white clover in our production systems. The research program to date has delivered very promising results (high N use efficiency (NUE) - close to 60%, lower N surplus and higher animal performance).

26 April 2021
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Booklet
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Let's Talk Dairy - Sexed Semen and Synchronisation Protocols

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy, which took place on 15th April, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist gives advice on cows that are suitable for sexed semen and appropriate synchronisation protocols for both cows and heifers.

23 April 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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Caroline Walsh Virtual Farm Walk

On April 21st, Caroline Walsh, overall and dairy category winner of the 2020 Grassland Farmer of the Year Competition hosted a virtual event from her farm through the medium of video, social media and live webinar

22 April 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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Pig Newsletter - April 2021

Get the latest news and advice from our Pig Development Department

22 April 2021
Type
Newsletter
1,783KB
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Are you Sun Smart? Webinar

A webinar to raise awareness about the risks of skin cancer and UV exposure in the farming community took place on Wednesday, 21st April. Representatives from the HSE and the Irish Cancer Society advised what you can do to protect yourself against the risks of skin cancer and UV exposure on your farm in the months ahead.

22 April 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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Weed control in container and field grown ornamental nursery stock - Webinar

On a recent webinar which took place on Wednesday, 15th April 2021, Donall Flanagan and Andy Whelton, Teagasc Horticulture Development Department were joined by David Talbot, Senior Horticulture Consultant with ADAS to discuss weed control in nursery stock production.

19 April 2021
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Event Proceeding
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The Signpost Series Webinar - Climate Mitigation Options through Afforestation

In this episode of The Signpost Series webinars, which took place on Friday, 9th April, Mark Gibson, Teagasc ConnectEd is joined by guest speakers Tom Houlihan, Teagasc Forestry Specialist and Dr. Kevin Black, Forestry, Environmental Research and Services (FERS) to discuss Climate Mitigation Options through Afforestation.

19 April 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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The Signpost Series Webinar - Multi-species Swards

In this episode of The Signpost Series webinar, which took place on Thursday, 1st April, Mark Gibson, Teagasc ConnectEd is joined by guest speakers Dr. Helen Sheridan and Prof. Tommy Boland, UCD to discuss multi-species swards - sward and animal performance under reduced nitrogen fertiliser inputs.

16 April 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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Greener Pastures

By Niall Treanor, B&T Drystock Adviser, Teagasc Galway/Clare

16 April 2021
Type
Media Article
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Teagasc Seed Potato Webinar

The Teagasc Seed Potato Webinar took place on Thursday, 15th April 2021. This webinar outlined the challenges of imports and the best practices to growing more seed potatoes in Ireland.

16 April 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Hitting Grazing Targets in 2021 with PastureBase Ireland Webinar

Are you looking to make better grazing decisions on your farm in April? On this webinar which took place on Wednesday, 7th April, John Douglas & Joseph Dunphy, Teagasc Grass10 and Micheal O'Leary, PastureBase Ireland go through how you can use PastureBase Ireland to plan your spring grazing.

13 April 2021
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Event Proceeding
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8th INFOGEST Webinar on Food Digestion

The 8th INFOGEST webinar on food digestion took place on Wednesday, 7th April at 2PM. The theme of this webinar was “in vitro Digestion Models” from Working Group 1 of the INFOGEST network.

12 April 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Sheep Webinar - Nematodirus / Coccidiosis in Lambs

Host Ciaran Lynch, Teagasc Sheep Specialist was joined by Dr. Orla Keane, Teagasc Researcher and Michael Gottstein, Head of Teagasc Sheep KT on this episode of the Let's Talk Sheep webinar series which took place on Thursday, 8th April to discuss nematodirus and coccidiosis in lambs.

12 April 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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Teagasc Crop Agronomy Webinar - April 2021

The third in a series of Teagasc Crop Agronomy Update Webinars took place on Tuesday, 6th April. This webinar covered the major agronomy decisions needed over the coming weeks in winter and spring crops.

12 April 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Equine Webinar - Which youngsters merit further investment?

Wendy Conlon, Teagasc Equine Specialist was joined by Andrew Hughes of Ennisnag Stud, Damien Griffen of Lissyegan Stables and Cameron Hanley, international showjumper for the latest webinar in the Let's Talk Equine Webinar Series, which took place on Tuesday 6th April 2021.

09 April 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Integrated Pest Management - Aphid pest control - Webinar

On a recent Integrated Pest Management Webinar, which took place on Wednesday, 7th April 2021, Donall Flanagan, Teagasc Horticulture Development Department was joined by David Davidson, Technical Consultant with Koppert to discuss aphid pest control.

09 April 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Farm Business Options Webinar - Diversification in Donegal

On a recent Farm Business Options webinar which took place on Tuesday, 6th April 2021, Seamus Campbell, Teagasc Donegal was joined by Noreen & James Cunningham, Donegal Farmhouse Cheese; John Graham, Ballyholey Farm Shop and Andrew Ward, Inishowen Development Partnership to discuss diversification in Donegal.

08 April 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Facts on Applying Lime

Lime is a key technology for Ireland to increase farm N efficiency, reduce overall chemical N usage and deliver on agricultural emission reduction targets. This factsheet provides information on a number of factors identified as barriers to the application of lime.

01 April 2021
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Factsheet
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Research Insights Webinar - Increasing the value of beef from the dairy herd

On a recent Teagasc Research Insights webinar which took place on Wednesday, 31 March, Donagh Berry - Teagasc Researcher & Director of VistaMilk SFI Research Centre was joined by Alan Twomey; Nicky Byrne & Padraig French to give an insight into how the co-evolution of breeding and management strategies can deliver on maximising the value of beef from the dairy herd.

31 March 2021
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Event Proceeding
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The Signpost Series Webinar - Working with farmers to improve water quality

In this episode of The Signpost Series webinar, which took place as part of Water Quality Week, on Friday, 26 Mark, Mark Gibson, Teagasc ConnectEd is joined by Noel Meehan, ASSAP Programme Manager and Edward Burgess, ACP Specialist Advisor, Teagasc to discuss working with farmers to improve water quality.

31 March 2021
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Event Proceeding
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TResearch Spring 2021

Grass Roots: 70 Years of Grassland Research

30 March 2021
Type
Magazine
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Research Insights Webinar - New Reproductive Technologies to Increase the Sustainability of Milk and Beef Production

On a recent Teagasc Research Insights webinar which took place on Thursday, 18 March, Pat Dillon - Head of Animal and Grassland Research and Innovation Programme at Teagasc was joined by Stephen Moore, Stephen Butler & David Kenny to discuss the development of new reproductive technologies in relation to heat detection, sexed semen, IVF and male fertility.

30 March 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Farm Business Options - Digitalisation to transform agriculture in Ireland

On a recent Farm Business Options webinar which took place on Tuesday, 23rd March 2021, host Barry Caslin was joined by Teagasc colleagues Stuart Green & Áine Regan and Peter Mc Shane from GLAS Energy Technology, to discuss digitalisation to transform agriculture in Ireland.

26 March 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Nitrate Leaching from Tillage Lands

There is a high risk of nitrate leaching from free draining tillage fields in the autumn/ winter and early spring period of the year due to low crop growth rates and high rainfall levels. Farmers can help reduce these losses by carefully managing fertiliser applications and targeted establishment of catch or cover crops. This factsheet was produced as part of a series of factsheets by the Agricultural Sustainability Support and Advisory Programme (ASSAP).

23 March 2021
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Factsheet
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Organic Fertiliser Management

Organic fertilisers can be a valuable asset on a farm, but only if managed correctly. When spread, organic fertiliser is either absorbed by soil and plants or lost to air and water. This factsheet was produced as part of a series of factsheets by the Agricultural Sustainability Support and Advisory Programme (ASSAP).

23 March 2021
Type
Factsheet
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Early Nitrogen for Spring Grassland

There is a high risk of nitrate leaching from free draining grassland fields in early spring. Farmers can help reduce these losses by carefully managing fertiliser applications and using good Nutrient Management Planning practices. This factsheet was produced as part of a series of factsheets by the Agricultural Sustainability Support and Advisory Programme (ASSAP).

23 March 2021
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Factsheet
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Grassland Herbicide Use and Water Quality

Grassland herbicides are an important part of good grassland management for many farmers. However, misuse can lead to impacts on water quality. This factsheet was produced as part of a series of factsheets by the Agricultural Sustainability Support and Advisory Programme (ASSAP).

23 March 2021
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Factsheet
2,345KB
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Riparian Buffer Zones

By establishing Riparian Buffer Zones in key locations on your farm, you will help to protect water courses from nutrient, sediment and pesticide losses. This factsheet was produced as part of a series of factsheets by the Agricultural Sustainability Support and Advisory Programme (ASSAP).

23 March 2021
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Factsheet
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The Signpost Series - The impact of pesticides on water quality

In this episode of The Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 12th March, Mark Gibson, Teagasc ConnectEd Programme Manager is joined by John Keogh, Chief Executive of the Animal and Plant Health Association (APHA).

22 March 2021
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Grass10 Update

On this episode of the Let's Talk Dairy webinar series, Stuart Childs is accompanied by Joseph Dunphy, Teagasc Grass10 to give an insight into how things are going in relation to the grass.

22 March 2021
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Event Proceeding
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The Signpost Series - Multi-species mixtures

On a recent episode of the Signpost Series webinar, which took place on Friday, 19th March, Mark Gibson, Teagasc ConnectEd was joined by John Finn, Teagasc to discuss multi-species mixtures increase yields and resilience to drought, with lower nitrogen inputs.

19 March 2021
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Event Proceeding
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How Does Grass Grow?

Patricia Lynch, Drystock Advisor, Teagasc Westport

18 March 2021
Type
Media Article
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Let's Talk Dairy - Munster Bovine health screening

In this episode of the Let's Talk Dairy webinar series, Stuart Childs is joined by Dennis Howard who is a Veterinary Surgeon with Munster Bovine. The topic discussed in this webinar is bulk milk health screening and its commonality in certain regions in Ireland with special emphasis in Munster.

16 March 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Contract Calf and Weanling Rearing Agreement

Contract Calf and Weanling Rearing Agreement (Minimum>10 days of age to agreed end date) - This agreement covers two different rearing periods: 1. Calf arrival (greater than 10 days) to weaning; & 2. Weaning to an agreed end date). Final Version - 12.03.2021.

12 March 2021
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Booklet
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Contract Calf Rearing Agreement

Specimen Agreement for Contract Calf Rearing (Minimum >10 days of age to weaning) - Final Version 12.03.2021.

12 March 2021
Type
Booklet
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The Signpost Series - Farm sustainability approach at Carbery Group

On a recent episode of the Signpost Series webinar, which took place on Friday, 5th March, Mark Gibson, Teagasc ConnectEd is joined by Enda Buckley, Director of Sustainability and Aoife Feeney, Farm Sustainability Manager at Carbery Ireland to discuss the farm sustainability approach at Carbery Group.

10 March 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Planning your Spring Grazing with PastureBase Ireland

Are you looking to graze more in March? On this webinar which took place on Wednesday, 3rd March, John Douglas & Joseph Dunphy, Teagasc Grass10 and Micheal O'Leary, PastureBase Ireland go through how you can use PastureBase Ireland to plan your spring grazing.

09 March 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Crops costs and returns 2020

The Teagasc Crops Costs & Returns are intended as an indicative guide to crop margins. Compiled by: Ciaran Collins and Shay Phelan, Tillage Crops Specialists.

04 March 2021
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Report
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Teagasc Crop Agronomy Update Webinar

The second of the Teagasc Crop Agronomy Update Webinars took place on Tuesday, 2nd March. Teagasc researchers, specialists and advisors updated growers on crop agronomy for the coming weeks.

04 March 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Body condition score at calving

On the latest episode of the Let's Talk Dairy webinar series, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist gives an insight into body condition score at calving in the Spring time. He also outlines what the ideal BCS bracket your cows should be in.

03 March 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Replacement Management

By Colm Kelly, B&T Drystock Adviser, Teagasc Galway/Clare

03 March 2021
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Media Article
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Farm Business Options Webinar - Social Farming

On a recent Farm Business Options webinar which took place on Tuesday, 2nd March 2021, host Barry Caslin, Teagasc was joined by Helen Doherty, Social Farming Ireland, to outline what anyone considering running a Social Farm enterprise needs to know.

03 March 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Disbudding

Disbudding Factsheet

02 March 2021
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Factsheet
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Let's Talk Dairy Webinar - Early lactation

On the latest episode of Let's Talk Dairy, Stuart Childs, Teagasc Dairy Specialist is joined by Don Crowley, Milk Quality Specialist at Teagasc where they discuss what can be done in the milking parlor with freshly calved cows in order to try and stay ahead of the cell count before it becomes a problem.

23 February 2021
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Malting Barley Conference 2021

The Teagasc Malting Barley Conference in conjunction with Boortmalt, took place virtually on Tuesday 23 February as an interactive webinar.

23 February 2021
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Event Proceeding
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2021 National Tillage Conference

The 2021 National Tillage Conference took place virtually, split over two days, on Wednesday, 3rd February and Wednesday, 17th February.

18 February 2021
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Farm Business Options Webinar - Enterprising and Sustainable Energy Communities in Louth and Kerry

On a recent Farm Business Options Webinar which took place on Tuesday, 16 February, host Barry Caslin, Teagasc was joined by Gerry Reaburn, Rural Community Development Specialist; Kevin O’Sullivan, Teagasc Kerry/Limerick Advisor & Deirdre de Bhailís, Dingle Hub Manager to discuss Enterprising and Sustainable Energy Communities in Louth and Kerry.

17 February 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Teagasc Virtual Hill Sheep Conference 2021

The Teagasc Virtual Hill Sheep Conference took place virtually, across two evenings at 8pm on Wednesday, 17th February and Thursday, 18th February.

17 February 2021
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Event Proceeding
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Research Insights Webinar - Viruses - The Fightback and the Future

On a recent Research Insights webinar which took place on Wednesday, 17 February, Muireann Egan - Communications Officer, Teagasc Food Research Programme was joined by Teagasc Researchers Fiona Crispie, John Kenny and Olivia McAuliffe to learn more about viruses…the good and the bad.

17 February 2021
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Teagasc Carrot Fly Webinar

Vegetable Webinar focusing on Carrot Fly, hosted by the Teagasc Horticulture Development Department, took place on Tuesday, 26th January 2021. Webinar hosts Andy Whelton & Eoin Sweetman, Teagasc Horticulture Development Department were joined by leading UK entomologist and researcher Prof. Rosemary Collier of Warwick University and UK carrot and parsnip consultant Colin Noble of Vegetable Consultancy Services Ltd.

15 February 2021
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Teagasc/SRUC Virtual Conference 2021

The role of digital in securing a green rural economy was the focus of a joint virtual conference, held by Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) and Teagasc, which took place on Tuesday, 9th February. The virtual conference was the third in a series of annual events.

15 February 2021
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Let's Talk Cattle Webinar - Early Spring Grassland Management

Alan Dillon, Teagasc Beef Specialist was joined by John Douglas, Teagasc Grass10 on this episode of Let's Talk Cattle which took place on Thursday, 11th February to discuss Early Spring Grassland Management.

15 February 2021
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Let's Talk Sheep Webinar - Reducing Mortality at Lambing Time

Ciaran Lynch, Teagasc Sheep Specialist was joined by the team of Teagasc Sheep Specialists on this episode of Let's Talk Sheep which took place on Thursday, 4th February to discuss Reducing Mortality at Lambing Time.

15 February 2021
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Teagasc Winter Crop Agronomy Update Webinar - Session One

The first of the Teagasc Winter Crop Agronomy Update Webinars took place on Tuesday, 9th February. Teagasc researchers, specialists and advisors updated growers on crop agronomy for the coming weeks.

15 February 2021
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The Signpost Series Webinar - Protected Urea: A Research Update

On the latest episode of The Signpost Series webinars, which took place on Friday, 12 February, Mark Gibson, Teagasc ConnectEd was joined by guest speaker Patrick Forrestal, Teagasc Johnstown Castle to discuss Protected Urea: A Research Update.

12 February 2021
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Guidelines for Long-term Land Leasing

This document is intended as a guidance document for farmers and landowners who are considering long-term land leasing.

11 February 2021
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Getting Familiar with PastureBase Ireland Webinar

Are you looking to begin your journey measuring grass with PastureBase Ireland? On this webinar which took place on Thursday, 4th February, John Douglas & Joseph Dunphy, Teagasc Grass10 and Micheal O'Leary, PastureBase Ireland go through a step-by-step process of using PastureBase Ireland.

09 February 2021
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Farm Business Options Webinar - Value added food production in the Kerry/Limerick Region

On a recent Farm Business Options Webinar, which took place on Tuesday, 2 February, host, Padraig Fitzgerald, Teagasc Kerry/Limerick was joined by Nick Cotter, Cotter Organic Lamb; Kate Carmody, Beal Organic Cheese & John Hassett, Ballyhoura Development CLG to discuss value added food production in the Kerry/Limerick Region.

05 February 2021
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Let's Talk Equine - Movement of equines between Ireland and the UK (including as a landbridge) since Brexit

The eleventh webinar in the Let's Talk Equine series took place on Tuesday, 2nd February 2021. Teagasc Equine Specialist, Wendy Conlon was joined by Catherine Lawler, Superintending Veterinary Officer, Animal Health Division, Department of Agriculture Food and Marine; Celine O’ Neill, Principal Officer, Brexit Policy and Customs Legislation Branch, Customs Division, Revenue; and Humphrey O’ Sullivan, Assistant Principal Officer, VAT Interpretation Branch, Indirect Taxes Policy & Legislation Division, Revenue. The topic discussed was movement of equines between Ireland and the UK, including using the UK as a landbridge.

05 February 2021
Type
Event Proceeding