IGA Dairy Conference 2013

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This event is sponsored by   zeotis

Session 1: Ensuring maximum production from cultivars sown on farm

The Grass Selection Index, how will it work?
Mary McEvoy and Michael O’Donovan, Teagasc, Moorepark
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Evaluating grass varieties: New management protocols for Irish Recommended List trials
Dermot Grogan, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
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Session 2: The benefits of getting soil fertility right

Ensuring optimum soil fertility for herbage production
Stan Lalor, Teagasc, Johnstown Castle

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Importance of soil fertility to grow 16 t DM/ha Aidan Brennan, Teagasc, Moorepark
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Improving soil fertility on my farm: the plan Conor Creedon, Dairy Farmer, Co. Kerry

 

 

Session 3: The benefits of getting cow fertility right

Optimising milk production with fertility
George Ramsbottom, Teagasc Dairy Specialist

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Building a high fertility dairy herd Lawrence Sexton, Dairy Farmer, Co. Cork

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Session 4: In to the future

AutoGrassMilk: a new venture for the Irish Grassland Association Deirdre Hennessy, Irish Grassland Association President
Automatic milking systems and grass based dairy farming: are they compatible? Bernadette O’Brien, Teagasc, Moorepark

Expansion through multiple units,
Rhys Williams,
Dairy Farmer and
Nuffield Scholar, Cefnamwlch Tudweiliog, North Wales

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Posted on Sunday, 6 January 2013  |  By Irish Grassland Association
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