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The National Rural Network in association with Teagasc ConnectED, Dairy Sustainability Ireland and Food and Drinks Ireland Skillnet are currently hosting a series of online webinars which are aimed towards those with an interest in the environment, sustainability, and climate change. The webinars are focusing on greenhouse gas emissions, biodiversity, water quality and soils.

The one-hour webinars take place on Friday mornings. The presenters are experts in their field and their presentations are delivered in a well organised and easy to understand manner. See below links to webinars.

Speaker: Topic
Philip O’ Brien, EPA Greenhouse Gas- Why all the Fuss?
John Muldowney, DAFM Reducing GHG emission in Irish Agriculture
Gary Lanigan, Teagasc Gaseous Emissions – a Marginal Abatement Cost Curve
Joe Patton, Teagasc Feed Management for Productive Ruminants
Pat Tuohy, Teagasc Land Management: Role of drainage/ Water table control in GHG Mitigation
Jack Nolan, DAFM Maintaining the Derogation changes needed
David Wall & Mark Plunkett, Teagasc Reducing emissions from slurry
Patrick Forristal & David Wall, Teagasc Use of Protected Urea
James Humphreys, Teagasc Low Carbon Dairy Farming
Jenny Deakin, EPA Water Quality in Ireland – current status and Irelands 3rd River Basin Management Plan
Karl Richards, EPA Nitrogen – Interactions with soil and water
Karen Daly, Teagasc Phosphorus – Interactions with soil and water
David Wall & Mark Plunkett, Teagasc Protecting Nitrogen & Phosphorus inputs on farms
Tom Houlihan, Teagasc Forestry GHG emissions and the Role of Forestry


Source: NRN

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