February 13, 2019
Precise Application of Fertilisers Training Event 27th February

Teagasc in association with the Fertiliser Association of Ireland will host a free workshop on the Precise Application of Fertilisers at Teagasc, Moorepark Research Centre, Fermoy, Co. Cork on Wednesday 27th February from 2pm – 5pm. Although it is a free event, pre-registration is essential as places are limited.  This event carries 25 IASIS Points.
The workshop will be of particular interest to field advisors and agri-contractors. There will be presentations on fertiliser planning for contractors and fertiliser spreader technology. Four workshops will be run to demonstrate the correct set up of fertiliser spreaders to deliver the correct rate accurately.  Details of full programme can be seen below.
Follow this LINK to the the Eventbrite website to register.

PROGRAMME
2.00 to 2.05pm – Intro. & Welcome Peter Ging, FAI President
2.05 to 2.15pm – Lime & Fertiliser Planning Mark Plunkett, Teagasc, Johnstown Castle
2.15 to 3.00pm Fertiliser Spreader Technology Dermot Forristal, Teagasc, Oak Park
3.00 to 5.00 – Fertiliser Workshop 30 minutes per stop (4 Groups)

Fertiliser Spreader Set up & Calibration Francis Quigley, Teagasc
Fertiliser Spreader Tray Testing & Set up Ger Griffin, Teagasc
Fertiliser Types & challenges Paddy Casey & John Carroll
Modern Fertiliser Spreader Technologies (Auto Steer/GPS/NDVI etc..) Dermot Forristal
5.00pm – Tea/Coffee Depart