Smart Farming Seminar 2018!
A free Smart Farming Seminar in April 2018 outlined how farmers could save up to €5,000 on their farm, while reducing farm emissions!
Presentations from the Smart Farming Seminar 2018
David Wall, Teagasc – Reducing costs by getting soil fertility right
Karina Pierce, UCD – Feed Management in a Difficult Spring
Emer Burton, SEAI – Energy – Insulating against escalating energy costs
John Upton, Teagasc – Innovation: Do I really need a solar panel or variable speed pump?
Thomas Ryan, IFA – Smart Farming – continuing to make a difference
Andrew McHugh & Joe Deverell, SmartFarming participatns – My Smart Farming journey & what’s next?
Aoife Smith – Reflections on the programme so far
The Full Programme
Smart Farming – delivering cost savings & improving the environment
Joe Healy, IFA President
Growing success sustainably
Clodagh Cavanagh, Managing Director, Abbey Machinery
Managing inputs to improve returns
Chairman – Damian McDonald,
IFA Director General
Reducing costs by getting soil fertility right
David Wall, Teagasc
Rations – what to look out for when buying feed
Karina Pierce, University College Dublin
Energy – insulating against escalating energy costs
Emer Burton, Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland
nnovation – do I really need a solar panel or variable speed pump
John Upton, Teagasc
Panel and audience discussion
Delivering on-farm cost savings sustainably
Chairman – Shane Colgan, Environmental Protection Agency
Smart Farming – continuing to make a difference
Thomas Ryan, IFA & Smart Farming Programme Manager
Reflections on the programme so far
Aoife Smith, Smart Farming agronomist
My Smart Farming journey & what’s next?
Andrew McHugh, dairy farmer, Longford & Joe Deverell, livestock and tillage farmer, Offaly
Building personal resilience in challenging times
Liam Sheedy, Bank of Ireland and successful Tipperary Hurling Manager
Concluding remarks & key messages
Thomas Cooney, IFA National Environment Chairman
Inputs & waste