ASA Dairy Technical Update
After the success of the 2017 event the ASA will run another dairy technical briefing for members on Wednesday 21st March 2018.
Date: 21st March 2018
Time: 9.30am – 4.00pm approx
Location: Teagasc, Ashtown, Dublin 15 (AM) & UCD Lyons Farm (PM)
Registration: FREE to members. €30 for non-members. Light lunch included.
John Fitzgerald, Glanbia Ireland will update members on market prospects for the enterprise during the year ahead.
Brendan Horan, Teagasc will review the latest research on grass-based milk production.
Karina Pierce, UCD will present a summary of the first two years performance of the high production systems herd at the UCD farm at Lyons.
In the afternoon, delegates will drive to the Lyons estate where three breakout workshops will take place.
Dairy pre-breeding preparation, Finbar Mulligan and Emmet Kelly
Grassland management for the Lyons high production systems herd, Bridget Lynch
Research updates at Lyons, Zoe McKay and Orla Neville
This event is kindly sponsored by Ulster Bank.