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Agri Aware Farm Walk & Talk 2020

On March 4th thirty 5th year Agricultural Science Students  took part in the” Agri Aware Farm Walk & Talk 2020″, held in Clonakilty Agricultural College. This year’s theme was Sustainability in Agriculture which is in alignment with the first research agricultural leaving certificate project theme. Along with lecturers from the college were guest speakers from Dawn meats presenting on the Irish Beef enterprise, from IFMA speaking on Irish artificial fertiliser use and Dairymaster on the dairy industry and parlour management. The students also had speakers on Dairy sustainability & calf rearing, lamb rearing, grassland management, water quality & pollution, reducing slurry emissions &  slurry spreading. After a damp start to the day the group were delighted to pet the lambs before returning to school.

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