TEAGASC – Workshops on the Precise Application of Fertilizers. Free event but pre-registration is required
Thursday 24th May, Ballyhaise College, Co. Cavan.  Follow this LINK to register.

Workshops on the Precise Application of Fertilisers of particular interest to agri-contractors and field advisors.
Teagasc in association with the Fertiliser Association of Ireland will host a two workshops .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.
There are 25 IASIS points available for attending this workshop.
2.00 to 2.05pm – Intro. & Welcome Peter Ging, FAI President
2.05 to 2.15pm – Lime & Fertiliser Planning for Contractors 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 Brendan Burke, John Delaney, Stuart Goodwin & John Mc Elvaney
 Fertiliser Spreader Tray Testing & Set up Francis Quigley, John Joe Lohan, Ger Griffin
 Fertiliser Types & challenges Paddy Casey & John Carroll
 Modern Fertiliser Spreader Technologies (Auto Steer/GPS/NDVI etc..) Dermot Forristal & Trevor Richardson
5.00pm – Depart

TEAGASC have a wide range of events and meetings throughout the year follow this Link to Teagasc Events Page

FTMTA Grass & Muck 2018
Thursday May 17th 2018
Gurteen College, Birr, Co. Offaly
The very popular FTMTA Grass & Muck event will return to the popular Gurteen College site near Birr on Thursday, May 17th, 2018.  FTMTA Chief Executive, Gary Ryan stated that the Association is delighted to once again make use of the excellent facilities and central location of Gurteen College which has proven to be a such successful site for this event since it was first held in 2010.
For more information follow this LINK

Save the Date for 7/8/9 Jun 2018
For further information and to book follow this LINK

Ploughing Championships 2018
18th – 20th September 2018
Screggan, Tullamore, Co. Offaly.  For more information follow this LINK