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Teagasc hosts sustainability event in Tipperary to deal with nitrates regulations

Climate change among items to be discussed

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Teagasc hosts sustainability event in Tipperary to deal with nitrates regulations

At a Teagasc / Animal Health Ireland (AHI) CellCheck on farm event supported by Tipperary Co-op on the farm of Peter Hughes and Paul Maguire, Carron, Tipperary Town, speakers Paul Maguire, host; Jimmy

Farmers in Tipperary will have an opportunity to update themselves on the new nitrates regulations coming into effect from 2020 onwards.

A farm Sustainability Event will take place on Friday, October 25 on the farm of Michéal Kelly, Ballyvaughan, Clonmel; eircode E91 D275.

The event will address the impact of climate change on agriculture, how farms can enhance the levels of biodiversity on their farms through improved hedgerow management.

A number of demonstrations will be held on the day including low emission slurry spreading, clover use in grassland, use of protected urea, liming and water quality.

All are welcome.