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Signpost Series: September 2022

Sep 28, 2022 | Climate Change News

Signpost Series: September 2022

In association with Teagasc ConnectED, Dairy Sustainability Ireland, and Food Drinks Ireland Skillnet, the National Rural Network is hosting a series of online webinars called the Signpost Series. The webinars target those interested in the environment, sustainability, climate change, greenhouse gas emissions, the impact on agriculture, and science-based solutions and policies to mitigate the adverse effects and encourage the positive impact.

Agriculture is the primary land use in Ireland and farmers are responsible for farming in a sustainable manner to protect and enhance key resources and habitats.

The Signpost webinars aim to discuss the challenges and opportunities that face Irish and International agriculture.

September Topics:

  • Hedgerows & Hedgerow Networks Biodiversity
    • Françoise Burel, CNRS, Université de Rennes
  • Organic Farming
    • Jack Nolan, Senior Inspector, Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine
  • ASSAP Interim Review
    • Noel Meehan, ASSAP Manager & Joe Crockett, Dairy Sustainability Ireland
  • Farmers attitudes to results-based contracts and the benefits of their adoption.
    • Thia Hennessy, Teagasc & Dr Tracy Bradfield, University College Cork
  • Starting an Agricultural – Sustainable Energy Community (SEC)
    • Ruth Buggie, SEAI & Dinny Galvin, West Kerry SEC

Replay all previous recordings here.

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