ASA Dairy Winter Milk Masterclass



ASA Dairy Masterclass

When:  Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Where:  Teagasc, Johnstown Castle, Co. Wexford, Y35 HP22. Please use Piercestown road entrance (signposted Teagasc and DAFM) and the car park / entrance will be clearly visible.

Registration:  Free for ASA Members; €25.00 for non-members.  Register here.


Programme 

10.00            Registration, Tea & Coffee
10.30            Introduction & Welcome
                     Amii McKeever, ASA President
10.35            Soil conditions & nutrient management: effects on dairy grassland productivity
                     David Wall, Research Officer – Soil Science, Teagasc
11.15 am      Carbon Mitigation
                     Karl Richards, Research Officer – Water Quality, Teagasc
11.55am       Key profit indicators for winter milk systems
                     Joe Patton, Dairy specialist – Winter milk systems, Teagasc
 
12.30            Lunch 
 
1.30               Afternoon Session (OUTDOOR SESSION)
Note: WARM CLOTHING and APPROPRIATION FOOTWEAR ADVISED
 
* Management of Johnstown Winter milk herd – Joe Patten and Aidan Lawless, Dairy Unit Manager
* Fertiliser Planning for the Spring, Mark Plunket
* Mitigating Production Losses on Irish Farms through the Use of Sustainable Nitrogen Fertilisers, Dr. Dominika Krol
 
3.30               END

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Thank you to Teagasc for hosting this event.

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