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Due to the challenging weather conditions prevailing over the previous few years, Thomas Lane, Clare IFA Chair, has invited Professor John Sweeney Climatologist NUI Maynooth to give a presentation on climate change in relation to the future of farming.

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The IFA and Irish Farmers Journal are to co-host a regional Grain meeting in the Horse and Jockey on Tuesday the 18th of February at 8:00 p.m. IFA’s Pat Farrell, Grain Executive will give a detailed presentation on markets and home and on the international front.

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Thursday 6th of February in Cahir House Hotel at 8:30 p.m

South Tipperary IFA are hosting two top speakers on Genetics and Breeding on Thursday 6th of February in Cahir House Hotel at 8:30 p.m. Rose Goulding of the National Cattle Breeding Centre will speak about “How synchronization can revolutionize the breeding season on a beef enterprise” and all things breeding related.

Donagh Berry is a statistical Geneticist in Teagasc and has been influential in developing the EBI in Ireland. Donagh will speak on “Breeding for an improved Environmental Hoof print”

South Tipperary IFA Chair, Erica O’Keefe said that “All farmers should make every effort to come out to hear these two fantastic speakers. With breeding season around the corner, its important farmers are conscious of the options available to them”.

On the 15th, 16th and 17th of October, IFA will run a series of Open Farmer Meetings in Cork in partnership with FBD and AIB.

The events will have a farm finance theme, with a focus on Financial Discipline, Financial Planning & Investment and Budget 2019. These events are open to all farmers. We hope to see you there!

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