Regulatory and Technical

Reducing Emissions from Agriculture: Advisor Workshop

Objectives

• To build on existing knowledge and develop a rich understanding to confidently advise farmers on best practice for achieving GHG and ammonia targets.
• To develop a comprehensive understanding of the current GHG and Ammonia challenges faced in agriculture and the significance of employing sustainable measures.
• To gain an understanding of the MACC measures and demonstrate the ability to adopt the most and least cost-effective approaches to mitigation.
• To investigate why nitrogen efficiency is key to decreasing agricultural GHG and ammonia emissions.
• To gain the knowledge and skills to be able to develop a strategic approach to managing Nitrogen.
• To evaluate the functional importance of using protected Urea and adopting LESS technologies to reduce Nitrogen loss and increase profitability.
• To inform participants of new developments and current measures available for pollution control when managing land.
• To understand and interpret strategies for improving carbon efficiency.

Content includes

  • Foodwise and Sustainability Update
  • Explaining the MACCs
  • Managing Nitrogen
  • More of LESS
  • Strategies for Pollution Control
  • Role of Forestry in GHG Emissions
  • Breeding - EBI, Dairy Beef and Eurostar
  • Land Management

Who should attend

This session is designed for all those in the agri-food industry, who are interacting with farmers and are in a position to positively influence decisions made by farmers to adopt mitigation technologies.

Qualification

Uncertified

Upcoming dates:

No training dates available at the moment.

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Course

Reducing Emissions from Agriculture: Advisor Workshop

Training Days

1 day

Training Locations

Carlow, Clare, Cork, Donegal, Dublin, Galway, Kerry, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Limerick, Longford, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly, Roscommon, Sligo, Tipperary, Waterford, Westmeath, Wexford, Wicklow

Course Cost

Skillnet Member: €0
Non-member rate: €0
* Cost quoted per person

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