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.

august 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.

August 2020 Schedule

Friday 07th August 9.30am – 10.30am Climate Adoption Policy

  • Adopting to the impacts of Climate Change in the Agricultural Sector
  • Grass growth variability – How can we improve?
  • Questions and Answers
Speakers:

Maria Talbot, DAFM

Michael O’Donovan, Teagasc

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Friday 14th August 9.30am – 10.30am Carbon Sequestration in Grassland

  • Understanding the carbon sequestration potential in grasslands
  • Questions and Answers
Speaker:

Donal O’Brien, Teagasc

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Friday 21st August

9.30am – 10.30am

Woodlands for Water

  • Understanding the importance of woodlands role in water quality
  • Questions and Answers
Speaker:

Kevin Bucke, DAFM

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Friday 28th August

9.30am – 10.30am

Energy

  • Energy Efficiency and Generation
  • The role of energy efficient and renewable technologies in decarbonising agriculture
  • Questions and Answers

 

Speakers:

Barry Caslin &

John Upton, 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.