Agricultural Gaseous Emissions |Training Event, Teagasc Moorepark, Co Cork

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Teagasc Moorepark

Moorepark

Fermoy

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This event is a must for professionals working with farmers and the wider agri-food sector.

About this Event

The event will include presentations from speakers with Teagasc, DAFM, NRN and Dairy Sustainability Ireland.

This is the Second Technical Training of these Regional Events

Agenda

9.30 | Session 1 – Understanding the Issues

9.30 - Introduction and Context - Philip Blackwell

  • The Gaseous Emissions Targets from the National Climate Action Plan
  • CAP Reform and Gaseous Emissions

10.00 Explaining the MACCs - Pat Murphy

  • Reducing Greenhouse Gas and Ammonia emissions in Irish Agriculture
  • Profile of Agricultural GHGs
  • Measures in the MACCs

10.40 Operationalizing the MACC - Joe Crockett/Conor Mulvihill

  • Operationalizing the measures to reduce emissions – Importance for industry

11:00 Coffee

11.20 | Session 2 – Nutrient Management and Efficiency - Mark Plunkett/Andy Boland

11.20 Managing N to Reduce Emissions

  • Protected Urea
  • Protected Urea – How it reduces emissions
  • Research Results
  • Delivering advice on Protected UREA, how to incorporate it into your Clients farm.
  • ‘More of LESS’ - Slurry management and application, strategies for reducing N loss from Slurry.
  • Soil Fertility to improve N efficiency- New developments in NMP online

12.20 Break out session

1.20 Lunch

  • ‘More of LESS’ - Slurry management and application, strategies for reducing N loss from Slurry.
  • Soil Fertility to improve N efficiency- New developments in NMP On-line

1.00pm Lunch

2.00pm | Session 3 Land Management

2.00pm GHG Emissions – Role of Forestry - Tom Houlihan

  • Counting Forestry Emissions
  • Role of Commercial Forestry
  • Native Woodlands
  • Trees and Hedgerows on the farm

2.30pm - Energy Efficiency, Generation and Energy Crops - Barry Caslin

  • Improving energy efficiency on the farm
  • Solar PV
  • Potential role of energy crops

3.00pm - Land Management - Pat Tuohy

  • Role of Drainage
  • Rewetting of High Organic Matter Soils

3.30pm Take Home Messages - Mark Gibson

  • Taking the opportunities that present themselves
  • Survey - Further training needs

4:00pm Close

Please note that photos and video footage may be taken during the event.

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Teagasc Moorepark

Moorepark

Fermoy

Ireland

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