GRASS BASED DAIRY TECHNICAL UPDATE



Michael O’Donovan – Development of the new PPI for Irish farmsOver 130 members of the Agricultural Science Association (ASA) spent a day at the Grassland Research Centre, Teagasc Moorepark on Wednesday 25th January 2017. The objective of the event was to upskill members on maximising the use of grass on Irish dairy farms. Divided into two parts, the event comprised an indoor morning session with workshops run in tandem outdoors in the afternoon. Special thanks to AIB for Backing this event and to Teagasc for hosting us.
 
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Role of grass in the diet of spring calving dairy cows
Pat Dillon – Head of Animal & Grassland Research and Innovation Programme, Teagasc & Brendan Horan, Grassland Systems Research Officer, Teagasc. DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION
 
Dry and transition cow nutrition for the grazing Irish dairy Herd – Prof. Finbar Mulligan, UCD
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Lessons from PastureBase Ireland for grassland management on Irish dairy farms – Micheal O’Leary, PastureBase Ireland. DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION
 
Development of the new PPI for Irish farms – Michael O’Donovan, Head of Grassland Science/Principal Research Officer, Teagasc. DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION
 
Grassland Management (Outdoor session – afternoon)
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Grassland Management – Autumn Grazing Targets 2016

 

This event is kindly hosted by Teagasc and Backed by AIB in conjunction with Teagasc ConnectED .


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