Agri events

Today, February 16
Cork IFA grain meeting, Vienna Woods Hotel, Glanmire, 8.30pm. Speakers: Liam Dunne, Chairman, and Fintan Conway, Executive Secretary.

IFA Grain Committee

Teagasc/Dairygold malting barley seminar, 2pm, Corrin Event Centre, Fermoy, Co Cork

Cork East Teagasc regional beef seminar, 8pm, Clayton Silver Springs Hotel, Tivoli, Cork

ICSA AGM and annual conference (5.30pm), Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise

Friday, February 17

Corrin mart, Fermoy, dairy sale

Sunday, February 19

Cork West ploughing match at Clogagh. Enquiries to 087-6205894

Point to point horse racing at Kildorrery, Co Cork; and Cragmore, Askeaton, Co Limerick

Monday, February 20

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

ICMSA meeting, Marian Hall, Moyvane, Co Kerry, 8.30pm. Speaker: John Enright, General Secretary

Wednesday, Feb 22

Whelehan Animal Health/Provita Animal Health presentation for farmers on lameness in dairy cattle: main speaker Roger Blowey, at Kilkenny Mart, Cillin Hill, Kilkenny, 12.30 pm; and at Corrin Mart, Fermoy, Co Cork, 7.30pm

Teagasc winter cereal farm walk, DAFM Farm, Ballyderown, Fermoy, Co Cork, 11am

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 ANCs 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.

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