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.

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.

September 2020 Schedule

Friday 02nd October

9.30 am – 10.30 am

Biodiversity

  • Semi-natural grasslands in Ireland – precious resources under threat.
  • Questions and Answers
Speaker:

Maria Long, Grassland Ecologist, National Parks and Wildlife Service

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Friday 09th October

9.30 am – 10.30 am

Water Quality

  • What impacts the quality of water in Agricultural Catchments?
  • Findings from 10+ years of high-resolution monitoring in the Agricultural Catchments Programme (ACP).
  • Questions and Answers
Speaker:

Per-Erik Mellander, Chief Scientist, Agricultural Catchments Programme, Teagasc

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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.