All divert processors and co-ops, as good as a beef and sheep industry, are to be invited to attend in a initial stages of a Signpost Programme, Teagasc has said.
This beginning will be a rural authority’s offer to “prompt meridian movement by Irish farmers”.
It is envisaged that a programme will be broadened to embody other sectors such as husbandry and a users of Irish pellet and a pig sector.
The group said: “Teagasc recognises that a objectives of a Signpost programme can usually be achieved by collaboration.
“We will ceaselessly rivet with a partners and stakeholders to maximize their contributions to all aspects of a several work programmes that will be partial of a altogether Signpost programme.
“We will essay to safeguard that a programme is aligned with their requirements.”
“Finally, we will also be seeking a financial support of partners for a smoothness of a Signpost programme,” a group said.
Bord Bia’s role
Teagasc records that Bord Bia will be a partner in a Signpost Programme, noting:
The Origin Green Quality Assurance (QA) schemes could be an critical partial of a devise to strech out to all farmers.
Highlighting that there is an “overwhelming need to foster meridian action” and a widest probable adoption of Marginal Abatement Cost Curve (MACC) technologies opposite a whole tillage community, Teagasc added:
“Bord Bia, by a Origin Green farm-based initiatives can support a scaling of a Teagasc initiatives.
“Their imagination will be harnessed in building a messaging and communications around a programme, and they will use a really existence of a programme in their general selling of Irish food.”