Farming on a changing landscape: Are we ready?

Farming on a changing landscape: Are we ready?

An information dusk for immature farmers focusing on a changing conditions of Irish tillage will be hold in Co. Offaly subsequent week.

Entitled ‘Farming – A Changing Landscape: Are we ready?’, a eventuality is a corner beginning being organized by AIB and Offaly Macra na Feirme.

The eventuality will take place in a Tullamore Court Hotel this Wednesday, Feb 6, during 7:15pm.

The eventuality will be chaired by Dr. Karina Pierce, associate highbrow in Agriculture during UCD.

The speakers

On a night, Buckley will benefaction an agri marketplace examination and outlook, plead a change in tillage demographics being encountered from a banking viewpoint, and also hold on a opportunities and hurdles of probable Brexit Impacts for a sector.

Meanwhile, Hackett will share her views on environmental issues regarding to agriculture, meridian change, CO credits, amicable looseness and deliberating issues such as ‘Will nitrates be a new quota?’.

Rushe is a stream Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) county authority for Kildare and was awarded a Nuffield grant in 2015 on a topic: “Speaking Up for Agriculture – Protecting Farming’s Social Licence”.

Finally, Chris Gettings is a beef rancher from nearby Tullamore in Co. Offaly. In new years he has built adult his possess suckler flock on leased land in serve to operative dual days a week in Golden Vale Marts Tullamore and operative on his father’s farm.

The event

Nicholas Berry, member of Offaly Macra na Feirme and one of a organisers of a event, spoke to AgriLand forward of a event.

He remarkable that farmers should come along on Wednesday to see where their destiny is going and what they should be awaiting down a line, with Brexit appearing among other matters.

There’s a lot of new things entrance down a line. Nobody entirely knows what approach it’s going to go – though we have to ready for a destiny in farming.

For some-more information on a night, and to perspective profiles of a guest speakers, those meddlesome can find serve sum on a Offaly Young Farmers Facebook page.

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