ICSA to host Knowledge Transfer reseeding demonstration

Friday, May 12

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ICSA is hosting Knowledge Transfer Reseeding Demo on the farm of Dan Lynam, Templeoran South, Tyrellspass, Co. Westmeath on this Friday, May 12 from 5pm-7pm.

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 and 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.

Knowledge Transfer Registration: 4.45pm-5.45pm.

The event is free and all farmers are invited to attend.

Just off M6, Exit 4 (signposted for Mullingar/Tyrellspass). Adjacent to N52 road to Mullingar.

This event is organised in association with Germinal.