ICSA reseeding Demo in Tyrrellspass, Co. Westmeath

27/05/2017 Local Events
ICSA reseeding Demo in Tyrrellspass, Co. Westmeath

ICSA is hosting an On Farm Reseeding Demo on the farm of Dan Lynam, Templeoran South, Tyrrellspass, Co. Westmeath on Friday May 12th at 5pm.

This is a a DAFM Knowledge Transfer approved event for Beef, Sheep and Dairy.

Guest Speakers on the evening will be:

Dr Mary McEvoy – Germinal

David Webster –  Teagasc

Chris Maughan – TP Whelehan

Emer Kearney – IAS Laboratories.

The event will include presentations on:

Best practice in reseeding

Grass seed varieties

Pasture profit index

Economics of reseeding

Soil testing – pH,P,K and lime requirements

Spray choices before & after reseeding

A variety of reseeding methods will be on display including, ploughing, one-pass, discing, and direct reseeding e.g. Guttler.A live demonstration with each method will take place.

FREE event, all farmers welcome!

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