Preparing for a New Era Positioning Ourselves For A VIBRANT AND PROSPEROUS FUTURE
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Better Farming - Better Business - Better Living
Better Farming - Better Business - Better Living We hope to stretch and stimulate farmers’ minds and provide a forum for the open exchange of ideas, knowledge and science.
The latest science on optimum stocking rate and two farmer i nsights on how changing stocking rate led to higher profits, reduced work and a lower environmental footprint
What breeding strategies are going to deliver success to Irish farmers? What breeding objectives should farmers have and what’s the best way to achieve these?
Get the chance to meet op en minded, positi ve farmers from around Ireland, the UK and other parts of the world!
Research Officers, Animal Breeding Teagasc, Moorepark, Co. Cork Shane Chambers (Dairy Fa rmer)
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Check-In, Ref reshments & Netw orking
Networking Lunch
Networking Ref reshment break
9:45 - 10:00
10:00 - 11:40
11:40 - 13:10
13:10 - 14:30 14:30 - 16:00
16:00 - 16:30
16:30 - 18:00
19:30 - 01:00
9:40 - 9:45
Michael Murphy Irish dairy farming leader
Welcome & Open ing Remarks
Session 3 Pasture First - A Farm Advan tage
Setting the Scene - Preparing fo r a New Era
Session 3. Is EBI Delivering?
Chairperson: Robert Troy (Dairy Farmer)
Session 4. - Overcoming barriers – farming success stories
Places are limited – so Book Now! This is a Conference not to be missed. Online booking: www.positivefarmers.ie Contact us: positivefarmers@gmail.com Phone: 353 87 6457987
Observations and international insights on some of the key trends that will shape the future of Irish dairy farming
Session 1. Vision for th e Future With so many changes happening in policy and economics, w hat are the key things Irish dairy farmers needs to get right to secure a sustainable and profitabl e future Session 2. Farm System Comparison - What is the right stocking r ate?
Laurence Shalloo Head of the Animal & Grassland Research and Innovation programme Teagasc, Moorepark, Co. Cork.
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Two inspirational stories from farmers who made big changes to ac hieve th eir farming dreams
Confe rence Networking Dinne r
Chairperson: Justin McCarthy (Irish Farmers Journ  al)
Chairperson: Niall Murphy (Emerald Dairy’ s
Dr. Brendan Horan Research Officer Grassland  Science and Innovation Teagasc, Moorepark, Co. Cork. Mike Birmingham (Dairy Farmer ) Barry Bateman (Dairy Farm er)
Dr Donagh Berry & Dr. Frank Buckley
Matthew Gunningham Tasmanian dairy farmer & Nuffield Scholar Gerry McGuire Dairy farming in Co Tipperary
Radisson Blu Hotel, Little Island, Cork.
2022 Positive Farmers Dairy Conference Programme
JUNE 28th & 29th 2022

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