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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