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Carbon Conference - Counting Carbon: Science and Practice

On Thursday, 20th June in Teagasc, Ashtown leading experts came together to explore innovative approaches to carbon farming. The conference aimed to bridge the gap between theory and application in carbon counting, and delve into both the science and practice behind this crucial aspect of sustainable agriculture.

20 June 2024
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Event Proceeding
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Research Impact Highlights in 2023

In any given year, the impact of Teagasc research is a combination of the continuing impact of past research and the new impact of recent research. The most recent publication highlights some of these new impacts achieved in 2023.

28 May 2024
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Magazine
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Sustainable Transition of the Rural Economy Through Generational Renewal

This project is a funded project conducted under the Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine (DAFM) 2021 funding programme. It is a collaboration between Maynooth University and Teagasc. The project provides some key recommendations for consideration by policymakers and industry stakeholders

23 May 2024
Type
Report
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Signpost Series: The Inishowen Uplands EIP: A whole farm approach to sustainable farming

On this episode of The Signpost Series, which took place on Friday, 17 May, host Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by John Doherty, Project Manager and Henry O’Donnell, former Project Manager to discuss the Inishowen Uplands EIP: A whole farm approach to sustainable farming.

22 May 2024
Type
Event Proceeding
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Teagasc Pig Open Day 2024

Teagasc Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork. Wednesday May 22nd, 2024 - Ballyhaise Agricultural College, Ballyhaise, Co. Cavan. Friday May 24th, 2024

22 May 2024
Type
Event Proceeding
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National Farm Survey Small Farms Report 2022

Teagasc collects farm data through the National Farm Survey (NFS). This report focuses on the economic, social and environmental sustainability of the approx 48,000 farms in Ireland that are too small in economic terms for inclusion in the annual NFS survey.

21 May 2024
Type
Report
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Signpost Series: Organic Farming in Ireland

On this episode of The Signpost Series, which took place on Friday, 10 May, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Jack Nolan, Senior Inspector, DAFM to discuss Organic Farming in Ireland.

14 May 2024
Type
Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series: The ‘Buaile Bó Ballyloughane’ pilot biodiversity project

On this episode of The Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 3 May, host Pat Murphy, Head of Environment Knowledge Transfer, Teagasc was joined by Paula Kearney, Biodiversity Officer, Galway City Council to discuss the ‘Buaile Bó Ballyloughane’ pilot biodiversity project.

10 May 2024
Type
Event Proceeding
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Budgeting Feed for Next Winter

The prolonged and challenging winter experienced by farmers has depleted a lot of the silage stocks across the country. Many of these reserves had been built up over a number of years. We may not want to start thinking about next winter already, but the challenge now is to make enough silage for stock for the winter of 2024 while also trying to build up a reserve again. Stephen O’Callaghan, Walsh Scholar, Teagasc Meath gives some advice

09 May 2024
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Media Article
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Growing Organics Farm Walk - Bill George

Bill George is farming Coolanowle Organic Farm in Arles, Co. Laois. This farm began its conversion to organic farming in 2001 by Bill's father in-law Jimmy Mulhall and has full organic status since 2003. Bill is leasing the farm on a long-term lease since 2016 and the main enterprise on the farm of 118 ha’s is dairying with a mix of tillage crops which are used for growing feed for the dairy herd.

30 April 2024
Type
Booklet
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Teagasc/SCSI Agricultural Land Market Review & Outlook 2024

There is considerable interest in the price paid for land, and how it varies by region and land quality. Teagasc and The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI) collaborate to publish this annual Agricultural Land Market Review & Outlook, offering valuable insights into agricultural land selling prices and rental rates.

23 April 2024
Type
Report
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Signpost Series: Management of grassland peats

On this episode of The Signpost Series, which took place on Friday, 19 April, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Dr. Patrick Tuohy, Teagasc Moorepark to discuss the management of grassland peats

23 April 2024
Type
Event Proceeding
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Coping with the weather - what to do at this stage?

From October the rain really has been incessant and at this stage it’s having huge implications in managing fodder and grass in what is now late spring. Teagasc Drysock Advisor Austin Callaghan gives some advice

23 April 2024
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Media Article
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Signpost Series: The pitfalls of measuring carbon stocks from grassland soils

On this episode of The Signpost Series, which took place on Friday, 12 April, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Professor Owen Fenton, Teagasc Johnstown Castle to discuss the pitfalls of measuring carbon stocks from grassland soils.

18 April 2024
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Equine - Understanding equine behaviour and how your horse or pony learns

On this episode of Let's Talk Equine, which took place on Tuesday, 9 April, host Wendy Conlon, Teagasc Equine Specialist was joined by Andrea Etter of Belmont House Stud in Co. Offaly. Andrea first joined the series in its 5th edition back in 2020 when she identified her ‘top picks’ of colts and fillies of that year’s foal crop, now in their fourth year of life, and we revisited them now.

15 April 2024
Type
Event Proceeding
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Livestock’s role in our economy and ecosystems

Key note address by Professor Frank O'Mara, Teagasc Director and Chair of the Animal Task Force at the BSAS Belfast '24 Conference on Tuesday, 9 April.

10 April 2024
Type
Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series: Market opportunities for organic food

On this episode of the Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 5 April, host, Pat Murphy, Head of Environment Knowledge Transfer, Teagasc was joined by Dr Bridget Little, Feedingstuffs, Fertiliser, Grain and Poultry Division, Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine (DAFM) and Emmet Doyle, Organic Sector Manager with Bord Bia.

08 April 2024
Type
Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series: Water quality and agriculture - challenges and opportunities

On this episode of the Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 22 March, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Dr. Jenny Deakin, Senior Catchment Scientist, EPA to discuss water quality and agriculture - challenges and opportunities.

26 March 2024
Type
Event Proceeding
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Land-Based Apprenticeships Webinar

A live webinar took place on Wednesday, 20 March, which was aimed at providing an insight into the new land-based apprenticeships recently launched by Teagasc, in partnership with SOLAS.

21 March 2024
Type
Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series - The LoCAM-Dairy Project

On this episode of the Signpost Series, which took place on Friday, 15 March, host Pat Murphy, Head of Environment Knowledge Transfer, Teagasc was joined by Dr. James Humphreys, Principal Research Officer, Solohead Farm, Teagasc to discuss Lowering the Carbon and AMmonia footprints of pasture-based dairy production (LoCAM-dairy).

19 March 2024
Type
Event Proceeding
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Coming from Behind

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

08 March 2024
Type
Media Article
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Signpost Series: Managing Health and Safety in the busy spring season

On this episode of the Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 23 February, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Dr. John McNamara & Francis Bligh, Health and Safety Specialists, Teagasc to discuss managing health and safety in the busy spring season.

28 February 2024
Type
Event Proceeding
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Horticulture Crop Input Prices 2024

Horticulture Crop Input Prices 2024 report, produced by the Teagasc Horticulture Development Department.

21 February 2024
Type
Report
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Homestead Revival: Profiting from Farmhouse Renovation and Self-Catering Ventures

Homestead Revival: Profiting from Farmhouse Renovation and Self-Catering Ventures webinar took place on Thursday, 15 February. Host Barry Caslin, Teagasc was joined by Niamh Byrne, Abhainn Ri Farm, Blessington Co. Wicklow and Tomás O’Keeffe, dairy farmer from Tipperary and owner of Suir Valley Cottage.

19 February 2024
Type
Event Proceeding
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National Lowland Sheep Conference

The Teagasc National Lowland Sheep Conference took place on Tuesday, 23rd January in Athlone and on Thursday, 25th January in Letterkenny.

19 February 2024
Type
Event Proceeding
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National Hill Sheep Conference

The National Hill Sheep Conference took place on Thursday, 15th February in the Glendalough Hotel, Brockagh, Glendalough, Co. Wicklow.

19 February 2024
Type
Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series - Solar PV in Agriculture

On this episode of the Signpost Series, which took place on Friday, 9 February, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Barry Caslin, Energy Specialist, Teagasc to discuss Solar PV in Agriculture.

19 February 2024
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Organics - Establishment Methods for Red Clover

Elaine Leavy, Teagasc Organics Specialist hosted a webinar on Wednesday, 7th February which looked at establishment methods for red clover. Elaine was joined by Cathal McCauley, Specialised Organic Advisor, Teagasc; Lisa McGrane, Teagasc and Michael Egan, Teagasc Researcher.

16 February 2024
Type
Event Proceeding
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Value of Soil Sampling

By Eddie Webb, B&T Soils & Environment Adviser, Teagasc Galway/Clare

09 February 2024
Type
Media Article
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Water Quality Conference 2024

The conference was aimed at advisors and industry professionals working with farmers to improve water quality.

08 February 2024
Type
Event Proceeding
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Dairy on Demand: Farm-Fresh Success with Milk Vending

Dairy on Demand: Farm-Fresh Success with Milk Vending webinar took place on Thursday, 8 February. Host Barry Caslin, Teagasc was joined by Michaella McMahon & Mark Hanrahan, Unison Process Solutions and Shannon Porter, The Milk Bar, Donegal.

08 February 2024
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Equine - Understanding equine behaviour and how your horse or pony learns

On this episode of Let's Talk Equine, which took place on Tuesday, 6 February, host Wendy Conlon, Teagasc Equine Specialist was joined by Dr Orla Doherty, Animal Behaviour Clinic to discuss how horses and ponies learn, how this impacts on their behaviour, and why it is so important to take this into consideration in the approach to training.

07 February 2024
Type
Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series - Community led action for wetlands

On this episode of The Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 2 February, host Pat Murphy, Head of Environment Knowledge Transfer, Teagasc was joined by Dr. Mícheál Callaghan, Community Wetlands Forum to discuss community led action for wetlands: Lessons from the Community Wetlands Forum.

06 February 2024
Type
Event Proceeding
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Harvesting Hospitality: The Glamping Gateway to Farm Diversification

Harvesting Hospitality: The Glamping Gateway to Farm Diversification webinar took place on Thursday, 1 February. Host Barry Caslin, Teagasc was joined by Máire Ní Mhurchú, Chair of the Irish Self Catering Federation; Alan Vaughan, owner of Ivy Hill Glamping Pod, Lahinch, Co. Clare; and Martin Keating, Westport Glamping.

01 February 2024
Type
Event Proceeding
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DairyBeef 500 Calf Care Webinars

The DairyBeef 500 team organised two calf care webinars which took place on Tuesday, 16th January and Tuesday, 30th January. The first webinar focused on Preparation for Calf Rearing in 2024, while the second webinar focused on Sourcing and Feeding Dairy Beef Calves in 2024.

31 January 2024
Type
Event Proceeding
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Crop Costs and Returns 2023

An indicative guide to crop margins for 2023. Compiled by Ciaran Collins and Shay Phelan, Tillage Crops Specialists

30 January 2024
Type
Booklet
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Crop Costs and Returns 2024

An indicative guide to crop margins for 2024. Compiled by Ciaran Collins and Shay Phelan, Tillage Crops Specialists

30 January 2024
Type
Booklet
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Signpost Series - Planting Hedges

On this episode of the Signpost Series, which took place on Friday, 26 January, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Dr. Catherine Keena, Countryside Management Specialist, Teagasc to discuss planting hedges

29 January 2024
Type
Event Proceeding
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Cavity Spot on Carrots and Canker on Parsnips - Webinar

The Teagasc Vegetable team hosted a webinar on Tuesday, 5 December. They were joined by plant pathologist Dr. Lauren Chappell of Warwick University, who is a senior researcher on both cavity spot and canker. Colin Noble of Vegetable Consultancy Services (UK) Ltd, leading root crop agronomist also joined the webinar.

24 January 2024
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Event Proceeding
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Downy Mildew and Fusarium on Lettuce - Webinar

John Johnson of seed company Enza Zaden and UK based independent agronomist Andrew Poole joined the Teagasc Vegetable Advisory team on Wednesday, 6 December to discuss best practice management of Downy Mildew and Fusarium on lettuce.

24 January 2024
Type
Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series - NMP Online, helping to embrace change

On this episode of the Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 19 January, Pat Murphy, Head of Environment KT, Teagasc was joined by Dr. Padraig Foley, Technologist, Teagasc Johnstown Castle to discuss NMP Online, helping to embrace change.

22 January 2024
Type
Event Proceeding
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DairyBeef 500 Webinar - Preparation for Calf Rearing in 2024

The first in a series of two webinars hosted by the Teagasc DairyBeef 500 team, took place on Tuesday, 16 January. The webinar was chaired by Alan Dillon, DairyBeef 500 Programme Manager, Teagasc and featured Martin Kavanagh, MVB Cert DHH, Business Development Manager, Munster Bovine; Sarah Higgins MVB MRCVS CertAVP, Ruminant & Equine Veterinary Manager, MSD Animal Health; and Peter O’Hanrahan, DairyBeef 500 Programme Farmer.

18 January 2024
Type
Event Proceeding
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DairyBeef 500 Campaign 2022-2027

The aim of the DairyBeef 500 Campaign is to promote and demonstrate DairyBeef systems, which are socially, environmentally and financially sustainable.

18 January 2024
Type
Leaflet
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Let's Talk Sheep - Flock health pre lambing

On this episode of Let's Talk Sheep, which took place on Wednesday, 10 January, host Ciaran Lynch was joined by Maresa Sheehan, Kilkenny Regional Veterinary Laboratory (RVL), DAFM and Shane McGettrick, Sligo RVL, DAFM to discuss flock health pre lambing.

15 January 2024
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Equine - Finding the cause of underperformance relating to general health, performance, and developmental problems

On this episode of Let's Talk Equine, which took place on Tuesday, 9 January, host Wendy Conlon, Teagasc Equine Specialist was joined by Alan Creighton, Head of Environment and Nutrition at the Irish Equine Centre to discuss the varied causes underpinning poor or underperformance in breeding stock, growing young stock, and performance horses and ponies.

11 January 2024
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Sheep - Housing sheep & feeding plans

On this episode of Let's Talk Sheep, which took place on Wednesday, 13 December, host Ciaran Lynch was joined by Damian Costello and Michael Gottstein, Teagasc Sheep Specialists to discuss housing sheep & feeding plans.

03 January 2024
Type
Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series - Wildlife in Christmas traditions

On this episode of the Signpost Series, which took place on Friday, 22 December, Pat Murphy, Head of Environment Knowledge Transfer, Teagasc was joined by Eanna Ní Lamhna, Author, broadcaster & member of the CRRU Taskforce to discuss wildlife in Christmas traditions.

22 December 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series - EU Waters of LIFE

On this episode of the Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 15 December, Noel Meehan, ASSAP Manager, Teagasc was joined by Anne Goggin, Tom Drinan & Philip Murphy, Waters of LIFE IP to discuss EU Waters of LIFE: the role of agricultural measures & results based payment schemes in delivering for water quality.

20 December 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Time Ewe Got Organised

By Nollaig O’Dowd, B&T Drystock Adviser, Teagasc Galway/Clare

19 December 2023
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Media Article
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Let's Talk Equine - Don’t underestimate the basics

On this episode of Let's Talk Equine, which took place on Tuesday, 12th December, host Wendy Conlon, Teagasc Equine Specialist was joined by nutritionists Nicole Groyer and Erin Campbell of Connolly’s Red Mills technical team to discuss not underestimating the basics when it comes to feeding for breeding, growth, or performance.

18 December 2023
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Event Proceeding
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APC Microbiome Ireland - 20 Years of Impact

In the 20 years since it's foundation, APC Microbiome Ireland (APC) has had a profound and pioneering impact on the world of microbiome research. The focus on such major societal challenges as chronic and infectious disease, anti-microbial resistance and sustainable food development means that the ground breaking scientific research has huge relevance to human and planetary health.

15 December 2023
Type
Report
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Opening Statement by Sean Coughlan, ICBF to Joint Oireachtas Committee

Opening statement by Sean Coughlan CEO of ICBF at the Oireachtas agriculture committee on Wednesday 13 December dealing with the Beef Euro-Star index changes. Also on the delegation were Paul Crossan, Teagasc and Michael Doran, Chair ICBF

14 December 2023
Type
Speech
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Signpost Series - Farm Level economics of supplying silage for anaerobic digestion

On this episode of the Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 1 December, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Dr. Maurice Deasy, Researcher on FLEET Project, Teagasc to discuss farm level economics of supplying silage for anaerobic digestion.

08 December 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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ACRES ‘ASKS’

Eamon Patten, Drystock Advisor, Teagasc Ballinrobe

05 December 2023
Type
Media Article
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Outlook 2024 - Economic Prospects for Agriculture

The Teagasc Agricultural Economics and Farm Surveys Department review of 2023 and a look forward to the 2024 prospects for agriculture covering Dairy, Cattle, Sheep, Tillage, Pigs, Forestry and Sustainability

28 November 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series - Past, current and future fertiliser use

On this episode of the Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 24 November, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Pat Murphy, Head of Environment KT, Teagasc & Mark Plunkett, Training and Development Specialist with the Teagasc Signpost Programme to discuss past, current and future fertiliser use.

28 November 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series - the Irish Breeding Curlew EIP

On this episode of the Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 17 November, host Pat Murphy, Head of Environment Knowledge Transfer, Teagasc was joined by Kathryn Finney, Project Manager, Irish Breeding Curlew EIP to discuss the Irish Breeding Curlew EIP.

24 November 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Organics - Autumn 2023 Webinars

The Teagasc Organic Specialist team recently held three webinars aimed at taking a closer look at organic dairy, tillage and horticulture systems. These webinars gave an overview of the considerations that farmers should take into account if considering converting to organic dairy, tillage and horticulture.

22 November 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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National Beef Conference

The theme of the 2023 National Beef Conference held on November 21st was - Improving our Beef Sector's Green Credentials

21 November 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Teagasc National Farm Survey 2022

In this Final National Farm Survey Report for 2022, the sample is representative of a population of 85,860 farms in Ireland. It was compiled by Emma Dillon, Trevor Donnellan, Brian Moran and John Lennon, Agricultural Economics and Farm Surveys Department, Teagasc, Athenry, Co. Galway.

20 November 2023
Type
Report
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National Farm Survey Enterprise Factsheets 2022

The 2022 Teagasc National Farm Survey (NFS) recorded data on 795 farms representative of almost 85,860 dairy, beef, sheep and tillage farms nationally. These factsheets summarise the results from 5 enterprises.

20 November 2023
Type
Factsheet
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Signpost Series - Catchment management initiatives in the USA

On this episode of The Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 10 November, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Professor Patrick Drohan, Penn State University to discuss catchment management initiatives in the USA.

16 November 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Equine - Nurturing natives and native crosses

On this episode of Let's Talk Equine, which took place on Tuesday, 7th November, host Wendy Conlon, Teagasc Equine Specialist was joined by Niamh Melody of Nire Valley Connemaras and Alicia Devlin Byrne to discuss ‘nurturing natives, and native crosses’.

14 November 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Utilising ICBF Reports

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

07 November 2023
Type
Media Article
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Signpost Series - Ecologically Significant Habitats on Farmland

On this episode of The Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 3 November, Pat Murphy, Head of Environment KT, Teagasc was joined by Dr. Melinda Lyons, Environmental Management, TU Dublin to discuss ecologically significant habitats on farmland.

06 November 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series - Planning ACRES: the right action in the right place

On this episode of The Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 27 October, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Catherine Keena, Teagasc Countryside Management Specialist & John Lusby, Birdwatch Ireland to discuss planning ACRES: the right action in the right place

03 November 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Reducing Emissions in Agriculture

Presentation by Teagasc Director Professor Frank O'Mara to the Veterinary Council of Ireland - October 25th 2023.

31 October 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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'Winter Herd Management' Online Event

A DairyBeef 500 'Winter Herd Management' online event took place on Thursday, 26 October, in association with AgriLand. The webinar was chaired by Briefne O’Brien, Technical Beef Specialist, AgriLand and featured Alan Dillon, Teagasc DairyBeef 500 Programme Manager; Cara Sheridan, MSD Animal Health Ireland Technical Vet; and Aidan Maguire, DairyBeef 500 programme farmer.

31 October 2023
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Event Proceeding
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Poultry Biosecurity & Budget Update Webinar

As we approach Avian Influenza season it is crucial that all poultry producers ensure their biosecurity is up to standard. Rebecca Tierney, Teagasc Poultry Advisor hosted a webinar, which took place on Wednesday, 25 October and focused on poultry biosecurity and budget update.

27 October 2023
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Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series - From Data to Decarbonisation

On this episode of The Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 20 October, Pat Murphy, Head of Environment Knowledge Transfer, Teagasc is joined by James Rambaud, Technologist, Teagasc to discuss 'From Data to Decarbonisation: Building the Backbone of a National Carbon Monitoring Network'.

24 October 2023
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Event Proceeding
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Growing Organics Farm Walk - Eanna Canavan, Clare

Eanna Canavan farms 41 ha of grassland and 4.73ha of forestry. A 'Growing Organics' farm walk took place on his farm on Thursday October 19th 202

19 October 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Signpost Poultry Event

A Signpost Poultry Event with Belview Egg Farm Ltd, Signpost Programme participants took place on Thursday, 12th October in the Monasterboice Inn, Drogheda, Co. Louth.

17 October 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Broiler Conference 2023

A Broiler Conference took place on Tuesday, 26th September in the Hillgrove Hotel & Spa, Co. Monaghan and on Thursday, 28th September in the Longcourt House Hotel, Co. Limerick. 

17 October 2023
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Event Proceeding
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Growing Organics Farm Walk - Thomas Kavanagh, Dingle

Growing Organics is aimed at promoting the adoption of best practices at farm level to increase the future viability and sustainability of the Irish Organic sector. Thomas and Noreen Kavanagh joined the Growing Organics Monitor Farm Programme in 2023.

11 October 2023
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Event Proceeding
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National Farm Survey - 2022 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 metrics are produced for Dairy, Cattle, Sheep and Tillage farms in 2022. The report also includes time series results over several years, which allows an assessment of how farm sustainability has changed temporally.

06 October 2023
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Report
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Signpost Series - National Fertiliser Database

On this episode of the Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 29 September, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Dr. Finbarr O’Regan, Inspector, Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine to discuss the National Fertiliser Database.

29 September 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Reducing Emissions in Agriculture

Presentation by Teagasc Director Professor Frank O'Mara to Environment Ireland Conference - Croke Park - September 2023

28 September 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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A Guide to Transferring the Family Farm

UPDATED IN SEPTEMBER 2023 - 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.

27 September 2023
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Booklet
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Let's Talk Dairy - Key Messages from Winter Milk Open Day

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 14 September, James Dunne, Teagasc Dairy Specialist is joined by Michael Dineen, Senior Research Officer at Teagasc, to discuss the key messages from the National Winter Milk Open Day

25 September 2023
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Event Proceeding
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Course Prospectus 2024

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

18 September 2023
Type
Booklet
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Signpost Series - Harnessing our hedgerows for the future

On this episode of The Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 8 September, Pat Murphy, Head of Environment Knowledge Transfer, Teagasc is joined by Dr Lilian O’Sullivan, Teagasc, Johnstown Castle to discuss harnessing our hedgerows for the future.

13 September 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Labour efficiencies on farm

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 31 August, James Dunne, Teagasc Dairy Specialist is joined by Martina Gormley, Teagasc Dairy Specialist to discuss labour requirements and efficiencies on farm.

08 September 2023
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Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series - Hedge planting and management

On this episode of The Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 1 September, Dr Tom O'Dwyer, Head of Signpost Programme, Teagasc is joined by Dr. Catherine Keena, Countryside Management Specialist, Teagasc to discuss hedge planting and management.

06 September 2023
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Managing costs and cashflow

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 17 August, James Dunne, Teagasc Dairy Specialist is joined by Patrick Gowing, Teagasc Dairy Specialist to give an overview of costs, costs of production and managing cashflow for the remainder of 2023 and into early 2024.

01 September 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series - Teagasc MACC 3

On this episode of the Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 25 August, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Professor Gary Lanigan, Research Officer, Teagasc to discuss the Teagasc MACC 3.

31 August 2023
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Event Proceeding
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Comeragh Upland Communities EIP Project Report

The Comeragh Upland Communities is a European Innovation Partnership project being administered by DAFM. Teagasc were involved in this innovative project.

24 August 2023
Type
Report
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TResearch Autumn 2023

Putting the pieces together - A look at the Agricultural Catchments Programme’s research into the relationship between soil, water, carbon, climate and farming

18 August 2023
Type
Magazine
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Signpost Series - Farming Rathcroghan EIP - preserving the past, protecting the future

On this episode of The Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 11 August, Pat Murphy, Head of Environment Knowledge Transfer, Teagasc is joined by Dr. Daniel Curley, Manager of Rathcroghan Visitor Centre & Richie Farrell, Project Manager, Rathcrogan EIP to discuss Farming Rathcroghan EIP – preserving the past, protecting the future.

15 August 2023
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Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series - Promoting farmer health and safety for sustainability in Australia & Ireland

On this episode of the Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 28 July, Pat Murphy, Head of Environment Knowledge Transfer, Teagasc was joined by Dr Jacquie Cotton, National Centre for Farmer Health, Australia and Dr John McNamara, Health & Safety Specialist, Teagasc to discuss promoting farmer health and safety for sustainability in Australia & Ireland.

09 August 2023
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Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Pasture Profit Index

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 20 July, James Dunne, Teagasc Dairy Specialist, is joined by Joseph Dunphy from the Grass 10 team with a grass weekly update, and Tomas Tubritt from Teagasc Moorepark goes through the Pasture Profit Index and how best to use it to select grass varieties.

25 July 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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MACC 2023

An Updated Analysis of the Greenhouse Gas Abatement Potential of the Irish Agriculture and Land-Use Sectors between 2021 and 2030 .Prepared by Teagasc Climate Centre

21 July 2023
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Report
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Milk Quality Farm Walk, Tuam Co. Galway

Milk quality is a key focus for the Connelly family. The attention to detail from cow care to milking procedures is excellent on the farm and much of the reason for the farm walk.

19 July 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Key messages from Moorepark '23

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 13 July, James Dunne, Teagasc Dairy Specialist is joined by Dr Joe Patton, Head of Dairy Knowledge Transfer Department, Teagasc to give an insight into the key messages from the Moorepark '23 Dairy Open Day which took place on Tuesday, 4 July.

18 July 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series - ACRES: Overview & Milestones

On this episode of The Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 14 July, Catherine Keena, Countryside Management Specialist is joined by John Muldowney, Head of Agriculture & Environmental Structures Division, DAFM to discuss ACRES: Overview & Milestones.

18 July 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series - Challenges for the dairy sector in the Netherlands

On this episode of the Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 7 July, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Michel de Haan, Wageningen Livestock Research and Geert Stevens, Dutch Farmer to discuss the challenges for the dairy sector in the Netherlands.

13 July 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Marginal Abatement Cost Curve 2023 - Executive Summary

The Teagasc Marginal Abatement Cost Curve (MACC) identifies the most cost-effective pathway to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and enhance carbon sequestration in the Agricultural, Land-Use, Land-Use Change and Forestry sectors plus (Bio) energy. This is the third iteration of the Teagasc GHG MACC; previous iterations were published in 2012 and 2018.

12 July 2023
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Report
643KB
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Growing Organics Suckler Farm Walk Co.Mayo

The Dixons began looking at organic farming, as an option in 2010. The high costs associated with conventional farming had become prohibitive. After careful consideration, the decision was made to take the organic option. In 2010, the farm entered conversion to organic production and full organic status was achieved in May 2012.

12 July 2023
Type
Booklet
6,657KB
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Signpost Series - Signpost Advisory Programme

On this episode of the Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 30 June, Dr Tom O'Dwyer, Head of Signpost Programme, Teagasc is joined by Dr. George Ramsbottom, Head of Signpost Advisory Programme, Teagasc to give an insight into the Signpost Advisory Programme.

06 July 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Advisor's update from the grass roots

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 29 June, James Dunne, Teagasc Dairy Specialist is joined by James O'Donoghue, Teagasc dairy advisor based in Monaghan to give an update as to what has been happening in the Monaghan area over the last couple of weeks and things to look out for.

06 July 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Moorepark Open Day 2023 - Irish Dairying - Securing a Sustainable Future

The Irish dairy industry has undergone a transformational change since the removal of the EU milk quota in 2015. New challenges now face the industry. These include competitiveness, greenhouse gas emissions, water quality, biodiversity, people, food security and dairy-beef

04 July 2023
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Book
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Signpost Series - Sustainable energy options in agriculture

On this episode of the Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 23 June, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Barry Caslin, Energy & Rural Development Specialist, Teagasc to discuss sustainable energy options in agriculture.

27 June 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Dairygold Programme update - a farmer's perspective

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 22 June, Martina Gormley, Teagasc Dairy Specialist is joined by Raymond Goggin, Bandon dairy farmer and Teagasc/Dairygold Joint Programme participant to get an update on what's been happening on the farm.

26 June 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series - Farm Zero C Project Update

On this episode of The Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 16 June, Dr Tom O'Dwyer, Head of Signpost Programme, Teagasc was joined by Gavin Hunt, Farm Zero C Project Manager, BiOrbic to give an update on the Farm Zero C Project.

22 June 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series - Managing Soil Health

On this episode of The Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 9 June, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Dr. Stefan Geisen, Wageningen University and Research to discuss managing soil health.

12 June 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series - Is organics a viable option for Irish tillage farmers?

On this episode of The Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 2 June, Pat Murphy, Head of Environment Knowledge Transfer, Teagasc was joined by Martin Bourke, Organic Tillage Specialist, Teagasc to discuss is organics a viable option for Irish tillage farmers?.

09 June 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Advisor's update from the grass roots

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 1 June, John Douglas, Teagasc Grass10 Advisor is joined by Lorcan Dooley, Teagasc Dairy Advisor, based in Portlaoise, Co. Laois to discuss where the focus should be on dairy farm for June.

07 June 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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TResearch Summer 2023

Cream of the crop - Meet the researchers discovering the future of alternative growth media for mushrooms

07 June 2023
Type
Magazine
6,709KB
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Jason Stanley - Growing Organics Farm Walk

The first in a series of 'Growing Organics' farm walks took place on the farm of Jason Stanley, Errill, Co. Laois on Friday, 2 June 2023. Jason converted to organic farming in 2011 and full organic status was achieved in May 2013.

02 June 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Dairy Market Outlook for the second half of 2023

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 25 May, James Dunne, Teagasc Dairy Specialist is joined by Liam McCabe, Dairy Sector Manager, Bord Bia to give an insight into the dairy market outlook for the second half of 2023.

31 May 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Agritourism 2023 Conference

The Agritourism 2023 Conference took place in the Teagasc Food Research Centre, Ashtown, Dublin, on Monday, 22nd May. The conference provided a guide to rural dwellers on diversification opportunities in agri-tourism.

29 May 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series - Citizens Assembly on Biodiversity Loss - what was the process?

On this episode of The Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 26 May, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Dr. Aoibhinn Ní Shuilleabhain, Chair of the Citizens Assembly on Biodiversity Loss to discuss the Citizens Assembly on Biodiversity Loss - What was the process?.

29 May 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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National Pig Herd Performance 2022 Infographic

The National Pig Herd Performance Report 2022, 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 2022.

26 May 2023
Type
Factsheet
5,825KB
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National pig Herd Performance 2022

The National Pig Herd Performance Report 2022, 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 2022.

26 May 2023
Type
Booklet
1,665KB
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Let's Talk Dairy - Tipperary Calf to Beef Demo Farm

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 18 May, host James Dunne, Teagasc Dairy Specialist was joined by Chloe Millar, Teagasc to give an insight into the Tipperary Calf to Beef Demo Farm.

24 May 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series - Protecting Farmland Pollinators

On this episode of The Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 19 May, Pat Murphy, Head of Teagasc Environment KT was joined by Dr. Saorla Kavanagh, EIP Project Manager to discuss Protecting Farmland Pollinators.

24 May 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Newford Suckler Open Day 2023

Newford Suckler Open Day took place on Tuesday, 23 May in Athenry, Co. Galway. The focus of this event was on all the changes and lessons learned since the project was initially set up in 2015.

23 May 2023
Type
Booklet
1,774KB
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Let's Talk Dairy - Best Practice in Milking Routine

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 11 May, host James Dunne, Teagasc Dairy Specialist was joined by Padraig O'Connor, Teagasc to discuss best practice in milking routine.

17 May 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series - Water quality trends from the Agricultural Catchments Programme

On this episode of the Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 5 May, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Dr Per-Erik Mellander and Jason Galloway, Agricultural Catchments Programme (ACP), Teagasc to discuss water quality trends from the Agricultural Catchments Programme.

08 May 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Aurivo Programme update - a farmer's perspective

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 27th April, host James Dunne, Teagasc Dairy Specialist is joined by Donal Ronayne, dairy farmer from Co. Mayo to discuss an Aurivo Programme update - a farmer's perspective.

05 May 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series - ABP's Sustainability Story

On this episode of the Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 28 April, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Stephen Connolly, Agri Sustainability Manager, ABP to give an insight into ABP's Sustainability Story.

02 May 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series - Bord Bia Sustainability Strategy for Irish Food

On this episode of The Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 21 April, Pat Murphy, Head of Teagasc Environment KT was joined by Mick Houlihan, Senior Manager, Agricultural Sustainability, Bord Bia to discuss the Bord Bia Sustainability Strategy for Irish Food.

26 April 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series Webinar: Irish Pig Sector and the Environment

On this episode of The Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 14 April, Pat Murphy, Head of Teagasc Environment KT was joined by Ger McCutcheon, Specialist Pig Development Officer, Teagasc to discuss the Irish Pig Sector and the Environment.

26 April 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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The Layer Industry: The Next Decade

Teagasc, in collaboration with St David’s Poultry Veterinary Team and the Irish Farmers' Association (IFA), hosted a Knowledge Transfer event on Tuesday, 25th April in the Hotel Kilmore, Cavan.

25 April 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Advisor's update from the grass roots

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 20 April, host James Dunne, Teagasc Dairy Specialist is joined by Seamus Nolan, Teagasc Advisor based in the Roscommon/Longford Advisory Region to give an update from the grass roots.

25 April 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Connecting Renewables to the Grid - Webinar

On this webinar which took place on Wednesday, 19th April, host Barry Caslin, Teagasc was joined by Anthony Walsh, Manager, Special Projects, Asset Management, ESB Networks to discuss options for the Agri-industry to produce and sell renewable electricity to the grid.

24 April 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Matching stocking rate to grass grown

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 13 April, Patrick Gowing, Teagasc Dairy Specialist was joined by Eugene Lawler, dairy farmer to discuss matching stocking rate to grass grown.

21 April 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Hydro Power on Farms - Going With The Flow - Webinar

Fiacc O’Brolchain, Hydropower Engineer Specialist spoke to Barry Caslin, Teagasc on Wednesday, 12th April about the option to generate electricity from hydro on farms.

15 April 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Equine - Different horses for different courses

In the April episode of Let's Talk Equine, which took place on Tuesday, 4th April, host Wendy Conlon, Teagasc Equine Specialist was joined by Philippa Scott and Hannah Gordon to discuss ‘different horses for different courses’.

13 April 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Organics - Growing red clover silage to finish beef cattle

Elaine Leavy and Joe Kelleher, Teagasc Organic Specialists hosted a Let's Talk Organics webinar on Wednesday, 5th April which focused on growing red clover silage to finish beef cattle. The team were joined by Dr Nicky Byrne, Teagasc Researcher and organic farmers, Colman Deely, West Limerick dairy farmer and Oliver Dixon, Mayo beef finisher farmer.

12 April 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Teagasc Presentation to MEPs

Presentation by Teagasc Directors to Irish MEPs in Brussels. January 31st 2023.

12 April 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Breeding beef from the dairy herd

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 6th April, host James Dunne, Teagasc Dairy Specialist was joined by Ruth Fennell, Teagasc Dairy Advisor to discuss breeding beef from the dairy herd.

11 April 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Lime

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

06 April 2023
Type
Media Article
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Signpost Series - Biomethane - An Opportunity for Ireland

On this episode of The Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 31 March, Dr Tom O'Dwyer, Head of Signpost Programme, Teagasc was joined by JJ Lenihan, Teagasc Buildings Officer to discuss Biomethane - an opportunity for Ireland.

05 April 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Tirlán Focus Farmer update

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 30th March, George Ramsbottom, Teagasc Dairy Specialist was joined by Steven Fitzgerald, Waterford dairy farmer and Teagasc/Tirlán Future Farm Programme participant to get an update on what's been happening on the farm.

04 April 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series - 150th episode webinar

On this episode of the Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 24 March, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Teagasc Director, Professor Frank O’Mara to discuss the Teagasc Climate Action Strategy and mark the 150th episode of The Signpost Series.

30 March 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Nutrition of the spring calving cow ahead of breeding

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 23 March, George Ramsbottom, Teagasc Dairy Specialist was joined by Joe Patton, Head of Dairy Knowledge Transfer, Teagasc to discuss the nutrition of the spring calving cow ahead of breeding.

27 March 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series: BovINE - Solutions for Sustainable Beef Farming

On this episode of the Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 10 March, Pat Murphy, Head of Environment Knowledge Transfer, Teagasc was joined by Professor Maeve Henchion, Teagasc to discuss BovINE – Solutions for Sustainable Beef Farming.

21 March 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Equine - Insights into how a referral clinic serves the sector

On this episode of Let's Talk Equine, which took place on Tuesday, 7th March, host Wendy Conlon, Teagasc Equine Specialist was joined by Ann Derham MVB DVMS Dipl ECVS, EBVS® European Specialist in Large Animal Surgery, Fethard Equine Hospital to discuss how a referral clinic serves the sector.

16 March 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Less than 100 SCC in first 100 days

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 9th March, George Ramsbottom, Teagasc Dairy Specialist was joined by Don Crowley, Teagasc to discuss less than 100 Somatic Cell Count (SCC) in the first 100 days.

14 March 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Organics - Feeding the ewe pre and post lambing in an organic situation

Elaine Leavy and Joe Kelleher, Teagasc Organic Specialists hosted a Let's Talk Organics webinar on Wednesday, 8th March which focused on feeding the ewe pre and post lambing in an organic situation. The team were joined by Michael Gottstein, Head of Sheep Knowledge Transfer; Cathal McCauley, Teagasc Organic Advisor; and Organic Sheep Farmers Amy Jackson & Barry O’Hagan. 

14 March 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Sheep - Practical tips to make lambing easier

On this episode of Let's Talk Sheep which took place on Wednesday, 1 March, host Ciaran Lynch, Teagasc Sheep Specialist was joined by Michael Gottstein, Head of Sheep KT, Teagasc to give some practical tips to make lambing easier.

06 March 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Grow Great Grass

Eamonn Patten, Drystock Advisor, Teagasc Ballinrobe.

03 March 2023
Type
Media Article
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TResearch Spring 2023

A piece of the Action - Teagasc has launched its Climate Action Strategy 2022-2030, including new measures to reduce emissions

01 March 2023
Type
Magazine
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Let's Talk Dairy - Spring grazing at Johnstown Castle

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 23 February, George Ramsbottom, Teagasc Dairy Specialist was joined by Aidan Lawless, Dairy Unit Manager, Teagasc Johnstown Castle to discuss spring grazing at Johnstown Castle.

27 February 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Sheep - Flock Health Pre Lambing

On this episode of Let's Talk Sheep which took place on Wednesday, 8 February, host Ciaran Lynch, Teagasc Sheep Specialist was joined by Maresa Sheehan, DAFM RVL Kilkenny and Charles Chavasse, Zoetis to discuss flock health pre lambing.

24 February 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Sheep - Nutrition of the ewe pre lambing

On this episode of Let's Talk Sheep which took place on Wednesday, 11 January, host Damian Costello, Teagasc Sheep Specialist was joined by Dr Frank Campion, Teagasc and Shane Moore, BETTER Farm Sheep Programme Participant, Co. Roscommon to discuss the nutrition of the ewe pre lambing.

22 February 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Let's Talk Dairy - Spring grazing at Lyons Estate

On this episode of Let's Talk Dairy which took place on Thursday, 16th February, George Ramsbottom, Teagasc Dairy Specialist was joined by Niall Walsh, Technologist at UCD Lyons Estate to get an update on spring grazing at Lyons Estate.

22 February 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series - Actions for Pollinators on farmland

On this episode of the Signpost Webinar Series, which took place on Friday, 17 February, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Ruth Wilson, National Biodiversity Data Centre to discuss the actions for pollinators on farmland.

20 February 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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National Hill Sheep Conference Proceedings

This year, the Teagasc Hill Sheep Conference focussed on aspects of animal health, an important local ACRES co-operation project, organics and genetic improvement within our hill flocks.

15 February 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series - How farmers can help Barn Owls

On this episode of the Signpost Series which took place on Friday, 10 February, Andy Boland, Teagasc Environment Specialist was joined by John Lusby, Birdwatch Ireland to discuss how farmers can help Barn Owls.

15 February 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Brighter Days Ahead

Michael McKeon presented at the National IFA Pigs Meeting on February 9th 2023.

09 February 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Signpost Series - Valuing Wetlands under Ramsar

On this episode of the Signpost Webinar Series, which took place on Friday, 3 February, Mark Gibson, Head of Teagasc Outreach & Innovation Department was joined by Paul Johnston, Adjunct Professor of Environmental Engineering, Trinity College Dublin & Karin Dubsky, Coastal Ecologist, Coastwatch to discuss valuing Wetlands under Ramsar.

07 February 2023
Type
Event Proceeding
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Spring Grass

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

03 February 2023
Type
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
Type
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
Type
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
Type
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
Type
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
Type
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
Type
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
Type
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
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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
Type
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
1,136KB
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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
Type
Magazine
3,266KB
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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
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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
Type
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
Type
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
Type
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
Type
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
Type
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
Type
Report
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Soil Analysis Trends

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

14 October 2022
Type
Media Article
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Liver Fluke on Farms

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

13 October 2022
Type
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
Type
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
Type
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
12,812KB
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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
Type
Report
13,004KB
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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
2,178KB
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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
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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
Type
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
Type
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
Type
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
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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
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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
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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
3,786KB
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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
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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
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Event Proceeding
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Summer 2022

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

22 July 2022
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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
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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
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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
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Booklet
4,540KB
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Report
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Booklet
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
Type
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
1,023KB
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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
Type
Report
6,526KB
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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
Type
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
Type
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
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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
Type
Report
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