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.
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
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
Thank you to Teagasc for hosting this event.