The National Rural Network in association with Teagasc ConnectED, Dairy Sustainability Ireland and Food and Drink Ireland Skillnet are hosting a Series of Sign Post Webinars designed to point the way to reducing emissions from agriculture. The webinar series is designed for professionals working with the agri-food sector.

July schedule

Sustainability is key to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from Irish agriculture. These events are designed to help agri-professionals communicate the best evidence-based advice and guidance to their clients. By working together, the agricultural industry can make major steps towards reducing the environmental footprint of Irish agriculture.

The one-hour webinar will focus on key topics to help you better understand the research and equip you with the information required to meet your clients needs.

Register your your preferred webinars below.

You can also watch videos of the full completed webinars here.

July 2020 Schedule

 Friday 3rd July 2020

9.30am – 10.30am


  • GHG Emissions and the Role of Forestry
  • Questions and Answers

Tom Houlihan, Teagasc

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Friday 10th July 2020

9.30am – 10.30am

The Water Cycle – where does all the water go?

Sediment impact on water quality

  • Identification of hydrological sensitive areas and mitigation actions
  • Understanding sediment losses water quality impacts
  • Questions and Answers

Owen Fenton &
Daire O Huallachain, Teagasc

Friday 17th July 2020

9.30am – 10.30am

Water Quality – LAWPRO

  • Protecting natural waters through catchment management
  • Questions and Answers

Ruth Hennessy, LAWPRO

Friday 24th July 2020

9.30am – 10.30am

Water Quality – ASSAP – Farming for Water Quality

  • Policy Drivers and whole industry collaboration
  • Farmer advisor engagement and farm specific plans
  • Questions and Answers

Joe Crockett, Dairy Sustainability Ireland &

Noel Meehan, ASSAP Manager

Friday 31st July 2020

9.30am – 10.30am

Met Eireann

  • Ireland’s Changing Climate
  • Questions and Answers

Keith Lambkin, Senior Climatologist, Met Eireann


Additional Things to Note

Please note, each webinar will begin at 09:30am, please log on to the webinar 5-10 minutes prior to start time.

You are encouraged to pose questions and comments throughout each webinar, details on how to do this will be set-out at the start of each webinar, we aim to be as interactive as possible.