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Valuable insights at this year’s sheep event

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Ronan Delany gives his views on the IGA sheep conference and farm walk.

The Irish Grassland Association held its annual sheep conference and farm walk in Mullingar on the 11th May 2017. The day started with a highly informative conference in the Bloomfield Hotel, Mullingar. Delegates arrived on time in glorious sunshine and the day’s events improved from there.

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Posted on Monday, 11 September 2017  |  By Irish Grassland Association

Beef Conference & Farm Walk June 21st

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Beef Conference & Farm Walk June 21st

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Posted on Thursday, 10 August 2017  |  By Irish Grassland Association

IGA Dairy Summer Tour 2017 AgriMatters

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This year’s Irish Grasslands Dairy Summer Tour, sponsored by AIB Bank focused on milk production on leased land visiting grass based dairy farms in Skeaghvasteen, Co. Kilkenny and Tullow, Co. Carlow on Tuesday July 25th. With stocking rate increasing by approximately 10% since quota removal and one third of dairy farmers renting an estimated 30% of the land they farm, leasing land to increase milk production was the focus of this year’s event. The topic attracted a record audience - over 600 dairy farmers from around the country attended the event.

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Posted on Thursday, 10 August 2017  |  By Irish Grassland Association

Sheep Conference and Farm Walk 2017

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Sheep Conference and Farm Walk 2017

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Posted on Friday, 16 June 2017  |  By Irish Grassland Association

Reseeding event 17th May Tipperary - FREE ADMISSION

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Reseeding event previewAs part of the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine Year of Sustainable Grassland initiative, the Irish Grassland Association are organising a free admission Reseeding Demonstration event for members on Wednesday 17th May.  The aim of this event will be to promote the benefits of reseeding and best practice procedures that farmers can follow to achieve better yields from their grassland.  The Irish Seed Trade Association are kindly sponsoring the event and it will be held on the farm of Donald and Lucy Bateman, Ballylooby, Cahir, Co Tipperary.

GPS: 52.325028, -7.991368

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Posted on Tuesday, 4 April 2017  |  By Irish Grassland Association

Beef Conference & Farm Walk 21st June Meath

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Focus on grass drives profits in Meath

HEADFORT ARMS HOTEL KELLS. REGISTRATION 9.45am.

 

Irish Grassland Association Beef Conference & Farm Walk

 

The Halpin farm is made up 62Ha of predominantly free-draining land in Roberstown, Carlanstown, Co. Meath. The farm is in permanent grassland and is situated in one block.   
Tom took over the running of the farm from his late father, Tom senior, in the mid 1990’s. Tom’s mother Brigid still lives on the farm and takes an active interest in the daily activities. Tom’s wife Anne, and their three children Matthew (20), Laura (17) and Claire (14), are also involved in the day-to-day activities on the farm. 

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Posted on Tuesday, 4 April 2017  |  By Irish Grassland Association

IGA Dairy Conference Papers and Presentations 2017

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IGA Dairy Conference Papers and Presentations 2017

 

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Posted on Tuesday, 24 January 2017  |  By Irish Grassland Association

IGA Dairy Conference 2017 Review

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The Business of Dairying

The Irish Grassland Association Dairy Conference, sponsored by Yara, took place on Wednesday 18th January 2017 at the Newpark Hotel Kilkenny. The conference, which focused on the business of dairying, was divided into three parts: strategic development for the medium to longer term; tactics for the spring ahead; and budgeting for the current and future years.

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Posted on Tuesday, 24 January 2017  |  By Irish Grassland Association