Agri event guide

Friday, February 24
Corrin mart dairy heifer show (10am) and sale (11am)

IFA rally, Corrin Mart, Fermoy, 8pm, to highlight the importance of Area of Natural Constraint (disadvantaged area) payments ahead of 2017 ANC review

Sunday, February 26

Ploughing match at Cahermore, Rosscarbery

Point to point horse racing at Kilpatrick, Bandon, Co Cork

Tuesday, February 28

Early spring grazing event for sheep farmers, Connie Healy’s farm, Caherdowney, Millstreet, Co. Cork, 2pm (early turnout, proven grazing technologies to increase live-weight gain and reduce lamb production costs, etc.

Wednesday, March 1

ICMSA West Cork meeting, Munster Arms Hotel, Bandon, 8.30pm. Speakers: ICMSA General Secretary John Enright and Donal Whelton, Agri Advisor, AIB

Friday, March 3

College Open Day, Teagasc Kildalton Agricultural & Horticultural College, Piltown, Co Kilkenny, tours start at 10am and 11am

Early spring grazing event for beef farmers, 12 noon, farm of Mike Dillane, Liscullane, Lixnaw, Co Kerry

Sunday, March 5

Point to point horse racing at Lemonfield, Crecora, Co Limerick, and Lismore Castle Farm, Co Waterford

Monday, March 6

Early spring grazing event for beef farmers, 12 noon, farm of Kieran Broderick, Knockeen House, Freemount, Charleville, Co Cork

Thursday, March 9

College Open Day, Teagasc Botanic Gardens College of Amenity Horticulture, Glasnevin, Dublin 9, tours from 2-4pm.

International Marketing Symposium hosted by Horse Sport Ireland, 1.45 pm, Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone.

Registration closes March 6, email to or call 045-854546

Friday, March 10

College Open Day, Teagasc Clonakilty Agricultural College, Co Cork, tours from 11am to 2pm


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