QUB & UCD: Challenges of climate change and need for resilience in farmed grasslands
Monday 29 March 2021, 07:30pm - 09:30pm
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Climate change, biodiversity loss and policy continue to present challenges to farmed grass landscapes. Join us for an online panel discussion with farmers, ecologists and policy representatives to explore the challenges and opportunities facing resilience in grassland systems, facilitated by Eco Eye presenter, Anja Murray. There will be opportunities throughout for Q&A from attendees in the audience to engage a lively discussion among the panelists. The aim of this online event is to encourage discussion around sustainability in grassland production systems – to promote a better, resilient future.

Schedule:

7.30pm: Overview & introduction by grassland project managers

7:45pm: Introduction by Anja Murray (Eco Eye presenter)

8:00pm: Q&A session (zoom webinar Q&A ):

With the following panellists:

John Gilliland – Devenish and ex-Ulster Farmers Union president

Ian Marshall – QUB (ex-Senator and ex-Ulster Farmers Union president)

John Finn – Teagasc, multispecies swards and drought impacts

Helen Sheridan – UCD, multispecies swards focus

Alastair McKinstry – ICHEC and climate change modelling

 

To register for the event, click here.