ASA Soil Science Day



ASA Soil Event, Programme FINAL

SOIL – THE FOUNDATION OF FOOD PRODUCTION

Date:                     7th March 2018
Time:                    10.00am – 4.30pm approx  
Location:               City North Hotel (AM) & Dowth (PM)
Registration:         FREE to members. €30 for non-members. Limited places available. 

                             Online registration is now closed. If you would like to attend please email the ASA office

Final Programme:

10.00                    Registration

10.30                    Managing soils for delivering multiple eco-system services

                             Dr. David Wall, Teagasc

11.00                    Nitrates action programme in Ireland

                             Leanne Roche, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.

11.30                    Exploring the rhizosphere: Imaging root-soil interactions using X-ray computed tomography 

                             Dr. Saoirse Tracy, Assistant Professor in Plant/Soil Science, UCD

12.00                    Lunch

13.00                    Depart to Dowth (By Bus). Parking is not available for delegates.

13.30                    Arrive Dowth

                             A presentation (part 1, part 2) on the heritage of Dowth hall, the restoration of grassland swards through the                                             application of soil nutrition and new technologies. From soil to society, the flow of nutrition from soil to consumer. This will be followed by a farm walk, to view swards, soil and rapid plate meter to measure  grass. (Afternoon Session will be part outdoor. Please dress accordingly.)

16.00                    Depart Dowth to City North Hotel. Approx 30 minutes transfer.

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This event is kindly sponsored by Devenish.

 

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