Teagasc National Dairy Conference – Day 1

Teagasc National Dairy Conference – Day 1

2021-11-24T16:07:00+00:00November 24th, 2021|Solar Energy|



On day one of the Virtual Dairy Conference, attendees heard from Teagasc Director, Professor Frank O’Mara who delivered a keynote address on meeting our climate obligations – a pathway for the dairy industry.

This was followed by a session moderated by Emma Louise Coffey, Teagasc Dairy Edge Podcast presenter which focused on the future direction of Ireland’s Dairy Breeding Programme. During this session, attendees heard from Jim White, a dairy discussion group representative about their experience on what breeding has delivered for them. Donagh Berry, Teagasc outlined future plans for EBI traits; Stephen Butler, Teagasc explained how sexed semen will affect the national herd and Nicky Byrne discussed dairy beef calves and what beef farmers require.

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