ICSA is hosting an On Farm Reseeding Demo on the farm of Dan Lynam, Templeoran South, Co. Westmeath on Friday May 12th at 5pm.
This is a a DAFM Knowledge Transfer approved event for Beef, Sheep and Dairy.
Guest Speakers on the evening will be:
Dr Mary McEvoy – Germinal
David Webster – Teagasc
Chris Maughan – TP Whelehan
Emer Kearney – IAS Laboratories.
The event will include presentations on:
Best practice in reseeding
Grass seed varieties
Pasture profit index
Economics of reseeding
Soil testing – pH,P,K and lime requirements
Spray choices before & after reseeding
A variety of reseeding methods will be on display including, ploughing, one-pass, discing, and direct reseeding e.g. Guttler.A live demonstration with each method will take place.