National Ploughing Championships 18th, 19th and 20th of September

National Ploughing Championships 18th, 19th and 20th of September
Met Éireann will be present once again at the Ploughing Championships on the 18th, 19th and 20th of September in Screggan, Tullamore, Co. Offaly, a familiar venue for any who have gone over the past two years. Please come along and say hello to the Met Éireann staff, their stand we will be situated at No 245, Block 2, Row 11 in the main Exhibition Area. Staff from the Digital Communications Uni...
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Upcoming EAAE Seminar & EMS Annual meeting

Upcoming EAAE Seminar & EMS Annual meeting
Through the past year the agriculture industry in Ireland has been, and continues to be, tested by adverse weather conditions. Looking at sustainability in the future the European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE) will host their 166th annual Seminar in Galway on the 30th-31st August. In association with Teagasc , NUI Galway and FLINT talks will focus on sustainability within the secto...
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Summer 2018 Drought: Monitoring the Immediate affects across Northern Europe

Summer 2018 Drought: Monitoring the Immediate affects across Northern Europe
Near or above normal rainfall rates over the past week have been greeted with a sense of relief as drought conditions have gripped the country for several weeks. Reduced crop yields and projected fodder shortages have already placing many farmers under pressure for the winter ahead. While the rainfall is a relief for many, recovery will be a slow process, for some however, it may be too late to re...
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27th European Grassland Federation General Meeting 17th-21st June

27th European Grassland Federation General Meeting 17th-21st  June
Excitement is tillering for the 27th biennial European Grassland Federation General meeting, where Ireland will, after a long hiatus, once again play host to this prestigious event. The last time Ireland hosted the event was in Dublin 30 years ago. Associations, institutions and individuals interested in grassland issues from more than 30 European member countries will descend on Douglas, Co.Cork...
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Book Launch: The Soils Book of Ireland

Book Launch: The Soils Book of Ireland
This book provides a comprehensive overview of pedology in Ireland. It describes the main soil types of the country, their functions, ecological use, and the conditions to which they were subjected associated with management over time. In addition, it presents a complete set of data, pictures and maps, including benchmark profiles. Factors involved in soil formation are also discussed, making use ...
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SQUARE Soil Quality Workshop

SQUARE Soil Quality Workshop
The SQUARE project Soil Quality Workshop which will be held on Thursday 28th June at Department of Agriculture Buildings Johnstown Castle Co Wexford. SQUARE is an Irish research project, led by Teagasc Agriculture and Food Development Authority. Partners include the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, University College Dublin, University of Limerick, IT Sligo. Funding is provided ...
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Event: Met Society Field Trip to Ballyhaise Agricultural College

Event: Met Society Field Trip to Ballyhaise Agricultural College
The Irish Meteorological Society hare holding a Field Trip to Ballyhaise Agricultural College and Met Station on Saturday 19th of May. The weather promises to be fine and the day offers a very pleasant trip through the beautiful scenery of Ireland's Lakeland, with an excellent programme of talks and sights at Ballyhaise. To register for the event and for more information see irishmetsociety....
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Event: “The Wind that Shakes the Island”

Event: “The Wind that Shakes the Island”
Our friends at The Irish Meteorological Society are pleased to announce an exciting Conference on the theme of hurricanes and windstorms that affect Ireland. The Conference will take place in the RDS (Hall 7, Concert Hall) on Friday, 13th of April from 18.00 to 20.30. With Hurricane Ophelia still fresh in the mind, and with the recent experience of Storm Emma, it is clear to us all that severe ...
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Tromp Foundation biometeorology travel award

Tromp Foundation biometeorology travel award
The Tromp foundation travel award to young scientists (TFTAYS) aims to support scientists who present papers in the area of biometeorology at the European Meteorological Society (EMS) Annual Conference. This year the EMS Conference will take in Budapest, Hungary, 3-7 September 2018. Deadline for applications and submission of abstracts is 13 April 2018. The award consists of financial sup...
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Public agrometeorology talks in February

Public agrometeorology talks in February
There are two public talks this month directly related to agricultural meteorology, both of which to be given by Met Éireann’s Agricultural Meteorologist, Keith Lambkin. The first is the Teagasc Tillage Crop Seminar, to be held in the Tullamore Court Hotel, Tullamore, Co. Offaly on Tuesday 13th February 2018 starting at 7:30pm. Here Keith will review the difficult season tillage farmers have exper...
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