Agri events

Upcoming agri events.

Today, June 16

IFFPG waste farm plastics bring-centre collection day (see farmplastics.ie), Macroom Mart, Co Cork, continues Friday

Cork Central IFA Farm Family meeting, Kingsley Hotel, Cork, 8pm. Guest Speaker: Dave Shane, FDC Accountants

West Cork IFA dairy meeting, Parkway Hotel, Dunmanway, 8.30pm. Guest Speaker: Catherine Lascurettes, Executive Secretary, IFA Dairy Committee

Cork Holstein Friesian Club Field evening at Mylawn Herd of Michael and Dan Healy, Ovens, Co Cork, 7:30 pm

Friday, June 17

IFFPG plastics bring-centre collection, Pallaskenry GAA, Co Limerick, continues Saturday

Teagasc/National Dairy Council/Ornua (Kerrygold Ireland)/Drinagh Co-op Quality Milk winners farm walk and public forum hosted by Kieran, Catherine and Cathal O’Sullivan, Dunmanus, Goleen, Co Cork, 2-4pm, preceded by National Dairy Council seminar, 12 noon-1.15pm, on Promoting Irish Dairy Excellence, opened by Agriculture Minister Michael Creed, speakers from Ornua, Kerrygold, Teagasc, milk awards judging panel, and hurling legend Henry Shefflin. Pre-registration (lthompson@ndc.ie) required for seminar, but not for farm walk. (www.qualitymilkawards.ie)

Saturday, June 18

Cork Summer Show, continues Sunday (www.corksummershow.com)

Monday, June 20

IFA Hill sheep farmers’ forum, Newfield, Tiernaur, Newport, Co Mayo, 3pm

Cork Central IFA meeting, Kingsley Hotel, Cork, 8.30pm

Tuesday, June 21

IFFPG plastics bring-centre collection, Barryroe Co-op, Timoleague Grainstore, Co Cork, continues Wednesday

Wednesday, June 22

Irish Pure Friesian Open Day at Coolmohan Herd of Pat Flynn, Kilworth, Co Cork

Saturday, June 25

Charleville Agricultural Show, continues Sunday (http://www.charlevilleshow.com)


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