Smart Farming Spring Seminar 2020

Hear from the speakers below about ways to reduce costs and improve on-farm environmental performance.

All presentations are available by clicking on the presenters below. Enjoy! #SmartFarming

Tim Cullinan

President, Irish Farmers' Association

Welcome and opening remarks.

Richard Bruton T.D.

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and the Environment

Government supporting the delivery of sustainability objectives in challenging times.

Laura Burke

Director General, Environmental Protection Agency

Thinking environment in challenging times.

Owen Brodie

Dairy farmer and Smart Farming participant, Virginia, Co. Cavan

Making the best of what I have –  #SmartFarming

Donagh Berry

Director of VistaMilk SFI Centre & Teagasc Quantitative

Breeding for profitability and the environment.

Stan Lalor

Group Head of Sustainability Business, Grassland AGRO

Fertiliser planning for profitability and environmental improvement.

Dan Clavin

Organic Farming & Rural Development Specialist, Teagasc

Reducing costs through good clover management.

Paul O’Brien

Smart Farming Programme Leader & IFA Environment Chair

Collaborting to deliver sustainability outcomes.

Tommy Boland

Professor of Ruminant Nutrition and Sheep, UCD

Reducing methane from the sector – emerging technologies.