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FARMERS

SAFEGUARD YOU FUTURE
Always walk through life as if you have something to learn and you will
Vernon Howard
Phone: 353 87 6457987 Email: positivefarmers@gmail.com Web: www.positivefarmers.ie
DAY 2
Thursday - 12th January 2023
09:00 - 09:30
Registration, Ref reshments & Netw orking
09:30 - 11:00
STREAMLINED FARMING What are non-negotiables? Systems Infrastructure People
Chairperson: Michael Murphy Blair Robinson Dairy Holdings NZ Speaker to be announced
11:00 - 11:30
Refreshment Break & Networking
11:30 - 13:00
MULTI-SPECIES SWARDS - Magic Mixes or Mixed Messages? The benefits of a multi-species sward is that they require reduced fertiliser while maintaining a steady growth rate. We will be discussion the science and practical elements.
Chairperson: John McNamara Professor Trevor Gillilead Institute of Global Food Security Queens University Belfast Joe Leonard Dairy farming in Co Meath.
13:00 - 14:00
Lunch and Networking
14:00 - 15:30
COUPLES IN PARTNERSHIP One thing we don’t list on our balance sheet is health and the health of our relationships, It’s a low-cost but high-value priority. ” Sean Brotherson ” Challenges Focus on the positive Bottom line
Chairperson: Mella Briscoe Marian Beecher Teagasc, Research Officer, Moorepark, Co. Cork. Speakers to be announced
15:30 - 16:00
Networking Ref reshment break Refreshment Break & Networking
16:00 - 17:00
PANEL DISCUSSION Safeguarding your future Breeding Compliance Profit People
Chairperson: Jack Kennedy Niall Murphy Sean McCarthy Gillian O’Sullivan Matthew Jackson Blair Robinson
Wishing everyone a happy, healthy and successful year ahead Better Farming - Better Business - Better Lifestyle
Chairperson: Gillian O’Sullivan
Chairperson: Gillian O’Sullivan
Better Farming - Better Business - Better Lifestyle

POSITIVE

BOOK YOUR TICKETS NOW Secure your place at this important event for all dairy farmers Web: www.positivefarmers.ie - Phone: 353 87 6457987 - Email: info@positivefarmers.ie
DAY 1
Wednesday 11th January 2023
09:00 - 09:40
Registration, Ref reshments & Netw orking
09:40 - 09:45
Welcome & Open ing Remarks
09:45 - 11:15
DAIRY MARKETS OUTLOOK Short to medium term outlook for dairy in Ireland Global milk supply continues to expand but the rate of growth is slowing DAIRY AS A PRIME FOOD SOURCE Should farmers continue producing milk for human nutrition? “Policymakers should be extremely wary of global health estimates that are not rigorously and transparently evidence based and that ignore the protections against nutritional deficiencies afforded by animal source foods,” Alice Stanton.
Chairperson: Michael Murphy Alice Stanton Professor at RCSI & Director of Human Health at Devenish Nutrition.
11:15 - 12:45
RESILIENT MILK PRODUCTION - Time for a rethink? Addressing the challenges Reaction to analysis
Chairperson: Kevin Twomey Aidan Brennan Dairy Editor IFJ Laurence Shalloo Head of the Animal & Grassland Research
12:45 - 14:00
Lunch and Networking
14:00 - 15:30
ENVIRONMENT Biodiversity Space for nature Why bother? IMPROVING BIODIVERSITY ON DAIRY FARMS Farmers are engaging with climate change and taking action to reduce the impact that their farming system has on the environment
Chairperson: Gillian O’Sullivan Daire O Huallachain Teagasc, Research officer. Johnstown Castle. Speakers to be announced
15:30 - 16:00
Networking Ref reshment break Refreshment Break & Networking
16:00 - 18:00
OUR STORY Inspirational stories about how to achieve your dreams in farming
Chairperson: Paidi Kelly Matthew Jackson UK Award winning dairy farmer Blair Robinson Dairy Holdings NZ
19:30 - ………. NEEDS TO BE PRE-BOOKED
CONFERENCE GALA NETWORKING DINNER Relax and unwind after the first day of the Conference in good company Make new friends Meet old friends
Conor Galvin Dairygold CEO
Thought provoking and important session  will lead to lively debate Changing attitudes Whats the science? Whats coming down the line  quality information with insightful perspective More Free Time Happy Work Environment A MUST FOR ALL FARMING COUPLES DISCUSSION ON WHAT MATTERS GOING FORWARD COULD BE A GAME CHANGER  Both sides of the story
Phone: 353 87 6457987 Email: info@positivefarmers.ie

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JAN 11th & 12th Radisson Blu Hotel Cork.
DAY 1 WEDNESDAY 11TH JANUARY
SAFEGUARDING YOUR FUTURE
09:00 - 09:40
Registration & Ref reshments
09:40 - 09:45
Welcome & Open ing Remarks
09:45 - 11:00
DAIRY MARKETS OUTLOOK Short to medium term outlook for dairy in Ireland DAIRY AS A PRIME FOOD SOURCE Should farmers continue producing milk for human nutrition? Chairperson: Michael Murphy
Conor Galvin Dairygold CEO Prof. Alice Stanton Professor at RCSI & Director of Human Health at Devenish Nutrition.
11:00 - 12:45
RESILIENT MILK PRODUCTION Time for a rethink? Chairperson: Kevin Twomey
Aidan Brennan Dairy Editor IFJ Laurence Shalloo Head of the Animal & Grassland Research
12:45 - 14:00
Lunch and Networking
14:00 - 15:30
ENVIRONMENT Biodiversity Space for nature Why bother? NITRATES DEROGATION IMPROVING BIODIVERSITY ON DAIRY FARMS Farmers are engaging with climate change and taking action to reduce the impact that their farming system has on the environment
Daire O Huallachain Teagasc, Research officer. Johnstown Castle. Speakers to be announced
15:30 - 16:00
Refreshment Break & Networking
16:00 - 18:00
OUR STORY Inspirational stories about how to achieve your dreams in farming
Matthew Jackson UK Award winning dairy farmer Blair Robinson Dairy Holdings NZ
19:30 ………
CONFERENCE GALA NETWORKING DINNER Relax and unwind after the first day of the Conference in good company Make new friends Meet old friends
Better Farming - Better Business - Better Lifestyle
DAY 2 THURSDAY 12TH JANUARY
SAFEGUARDING YOUR FUTURE
09:00 - 09:40
Registration & Ref reshments
09:40 - 11:00
STREAMLINED FARMING What are non-negotiables? Systems Infrastructure People Chairperson: Michael Murphy
Blair Robinson Dairy Holdings NZ Speaker to be announced
11:00 - 11:30
Refreshment Break & Networking
1130 - 12:45
MULTI-SPECIES SWARDS Magic Mixes or Mixed Messages? The benefits of a multi-species sward is that they require reduced fertiliser while maintaining a steady growth rate. We will be discussion the science and practical elements. Chairperson: John McNamara
Professor Trevor Gillilead Institute of Global Food Security Queens University Belfast Joe Leonard Dairy farming in Co Meath
12:45 - 14:00
Lunch and Networking
14:00 - 15:30
COUPLES IN PARTNERSHIP One thing we don’t list on our balance sheet is health and the health of our relationships, It’s a low-cost but high-value priority. ” Sean Brotherson ” Challenges Focus on the positive Bottom line Chairperson: Mella Briscoe
Marian Beecher Teagasc, Research Officer, Moorepark, Co. Cork. Speakers to be announced
15:30 - 16:00
Refreshment Break & Networking
16:00 - 17:00
PANEL DISCUSSION Safeguarding your future Breeding Compliance Profit People Chairperson: Jack Kennedy
Niall Murphy Sean McCarthy Gillian O’Sullivan Matthew Jackson Blair Robinson
17:00 - 17:05
Conference close
Better Farming - Better Business - Better Lifestyle
Thought provoking and important session  will lead to lively debate Whats coming down the line  quality information with insightful perspective DISCUSSION ON WHAT MATTERS GOING FORWARD A MUST FOR ALL FARMING COUPLES COULD BE A GAME CHANGER  Both sides of the story More Free Time Happy Work Environment Changing attitudes Whats the science?

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CONFERENCE

FARMERS

SAFEGUARD YOU FUTURE
Always walk through life as if you have something to learn and you will
Vernon Howard
DAY 2
Thursday - 12th January 2023
09:00 - 09:30
Registration, Ref reshments & Netw orking
09:30 - 11:00
STREAMLINED FARMING What are non-negotiables? Systems Infrastructure People Chairperson: Michael Murphy
Blair Robinson Dairy Holdings NZ Speaker to be announced
11:00 - 11:30
Refreshment Break & Networking
11:30 - 13:00
MULTI-SPECIES SWARDS - Magic Mixes or Mixed Messages? The benefits of a multi-species sward is that they require reduced fertiliser while maintaining a steady growth rate. We will be discussion the science and practical elements.
Chairperson: John McNamara Professor Trevor Gillilead Institute of Global Food Security Queens University Belfast Joe Leonard Dairy farming in Co Meath.
13:00 - 14:00
Lunch and Networking
14:00 - 15:30
COUPLES IN PARTNERSHIP One thing we don’t list on our balance sheet is health and the health of our relationships, It’s a low-cost but high-value priority. ” Sean Brotherson ” Challenges Focus on the positive Bottom line
Chairperson: Mella Briscoe Marian Beecher Teagasc, Research Officer, Moorepark, Co. Cork. Speakers to be announced
15:30 - 16:00
Networking Ref reshment break Refreshment Break & Networking
16:00 - 17:00
PANEL DISCUSSION Safeguarding your future Breeding Compliance Profit People
Chairperson: Jack Kennedy Niall Murphy Sean McCarthy Gillian O’Sullivan Matthew Jackson Blair Robinson
Wishing everyone a happy, healthy and successful year ahead Better Farming - Better Business - Better Lifestyle
Better Farming - Better Business - Better Lifestyle
COULD BE A GAME CHANGER  Both sides of the story A MUST FOR ALL FARMING COUPLES DISCUSSION ON WHAT MATTERS GOING FORWARD

POSITIVE

Secure your place at this important event for all dairy farmers Web: www.positivefarmers.ie - Phone: 353 87 6457987 - Email: info@positivefarmers.ie
DAY 1
Wednesday 11th January 2023
09:00 - 09:40
Registration, Ref reshments & Netw orking
09:40 - 09:45
Welcome & Open ing Remarks
09:45 - 11:15
DAIRY MARKETS OUTLOOK Short to medium term outlook for dairy in Ireland Global milk supply continues to expand but the rate of growth is slowing DAIRY AS A PRIME FOOD SOURCE Should farmers continue producing milk for human nutrition? “Policymakers should be extremely wary of global health estimates that are not rigorously and transparently evidence based and that ignore the protections against nutritional deficiencies afforded by animal source foods,” Alice Stanton.
Chairperson: Michael Murphy Alice Stanton Professor at RCSI & Director of Human Health at Devenish Nutrition.
11:15 - 12:45
RESILIENT MILK PRODUCTION - Time for a rethink? Addressing the challenges Reaction to analysis
Chairperson: Kevin Twomey Aidan Brennan Dairy Editor IFJ Laurence Shalloo Head of the Animal & Grassland Research
12:45 - 14:00
Lunch and Networking
14:00 - 15:30
ENVIRONMENT Biodiversity Space for nature Why bother? IMPROVING BIODIVERSITY ON DAIRY FARMS Farmers are engaging with climate change and taking action to reduce the impact that their farming system has on the environment
Chairperson: Gillian O’Sullivan Daire O Huallachain Teagasc, Research officer. Johnstown Castle. Speakers to be announced
15:30 - 16:00
Networking Ref reshment break Refreshment Break & Networking
16:00 - 18:00
OUR STORY Inspirational stories about how to achieve your dreams in farming
Chairperson: Paidi Kelly Matthew Jackson UK Award winning dairy farmer Blair Robinson Dairy Holdings NZ
19:30 - ………. NEEDS TO BE PRE-BOOKED
CONFERENCE GALA NETWORKING DINNER Relax and unwind after the first day of the Conference in good company Make new friends Meet old friends
Conor Galvin Dairygold CEO
Thought provoking and important session  will lead to lively debate Changing attitudes Whats the science? Whats coming down the line  quality information with insightful perspective More Free Time Happy Work Environment

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