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Dairy Summer Tour

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Dairy Summer TourFocus on high profit and high return dairying

The Irish Grasslands Dairy Summer Tour focuses on high profit and high return on investment milk production when it visits two grass based dairy farms at Shinagh Dairy Farm and Rearour, Aherla.  The event, sponsored by AIB Bank, takes place on Tuesday July 24th.  The major focus of this year’s event is achieving a high whole farm profit and converting a leased farm to milk production to achieve a high return on investment.  Maximising the use of grazed grass in the cows’ diet will feature prominently on both farms.

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Posted on Thursday, 26 April 2018  |  By Irish Grassland Association

Beef Conf & Farm Walk 24th May

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Beef ConferenceThe Irish Grassland Association Beef conference will take place on Thursday May 24th in the Clonard Court Hotel, Dublin Road, Athy, Co. Kildare. This year the conference will focus on three areas:

  • Maximising grass growth on beef farms.
  • What the science of breeding can do to increase the chances of genetic gain in the Beef herd .
  • Beef producers –connecting with the final consumer.

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Posted on Wednesday, 11 April 2018  |  By Irish Grassland Association

Sheep Conf & Farm Walk 22nd May

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This year’s IGA sheep conference will take place in the Horse and Jockey hotel in Co Tipperary.  The format will be similar to previous years with an indoor conference in the morning followed by a farm walk in the afternoon. Registration for the conference will commence from 9:30am with the conference starting at 10am and proceedings wrapping up for 5pm.

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Posted on Wednesday, 11 April 2018  |  By Irish Grassland Association