Macra Young Farmer Skillnet and hosts Limerick Macra are opening the Annual conference for booking to day delegates. The Conference is titled 'Reaching Your Farming Potential'.
Our guest Speakers on the day will be Donnacha Ryan,Munster Rugby star, Dermot O Connor previous winner FBD Young Farmer of the Year and Veterinary expert Dr Doreen Corridan.
The meeting point for tours is The Radisson Blu, Limerick with the afternoon conference being held in Rathkeale House Hotel.
Our Tours are as follows:
Tour 1: Dairy
Cooper Hill and McDonnell Farm Anaerobic Digesters
Tour 2 Beef
Donal Scully Beef Farm and Tillage Tour of SAMCO Machinery
An alternative tour including visits to Thomond Park stadium and King Johns Castle is also available for booking for those not interested in attending the Agricultural Tours and Conference.
All participants should be young farmers or involved in agriculture and aged 17-40. Attendees should be current members of Macra and affiliation status will be checked after bookings are received. Non-members are welcome to attend at an extra cost. Job seekers or those in reciept of farm assist can attend free of charge, subject to availability. Courses proceed subject to funding availability.
The Macra na Feirme Young Farmer Skillnet is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme, an initative of Skillnets Ltd. funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.