“Promotes the efficient use of fertilizer to produce quality food in an economical and environmentally sustainable manner”.
Register for our Precise Application of Fertilizes Events
Thursday, 22nd February, Teagasc, Oak Park Research Centre, Carlow Click here to register
Thursday 1st March, Teagasc, Ballyhaise College, Co. Cavan Click here to register
See the Event Flyer: Precision Application of Fertilsers
2.00 – 2.05pm Intro. & Welcome, Peter Ging, FAI President
2.05 – 2.15pm Lime & Fertiliser Planning for Contractors, Mark Plunkett, Teagasc
2.15 – 3.00pm Fertiliser Spreader Technology, Dermot Forristal, Teagasc, Oak Park
3.00 – 5.00pm Fertiliser Workshop 30 minutes per stop (4 Groups)
- Fertiliser Spreader Set up & Calibration, Brendan Burke, John Delaney, Stuart Goodwin & John Mc Elvaney
- Fertiliser Spreader Tray Testing & Set up, Francis Quigley, John Joe Lohan, Ger Griffin
- Fertiliser Types & challenges, Paddy Casey & John Carroll
- Modern Fertiliser Spreader Technologies (Auto Steer/GPS/NDVI), Dermot Forristal & Trevor Richardson
5.00pm – Tea / Coffee & Depart
In 2018 The Fertilizer Association of Ireland celebrates its 50th Anniversary, having been formed in 1968. Check this website soon for an exciting list of events in 2018 to celebrate the Associations 50th Anniversary.
Minister Michael Creed launches the FAI 50th Anniversary Programme of Events for 2018 in Buswells Hotel, Dublin, Thursday 25th January.
PJ Browne, FAI President presenting Conor Cullen-O’Reilly with this year’s UCD Soil Science award on Thursday November 16th 2017.