DAIRY INNOVATION 2018 - DAIRY OPEN DAY AT AFBI HILLSBOROUGH
Wednesday 06 June 2018, 10:30am - 02:30pm
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Dairy Event of the Year

Meet the researchers, see the work in progress and view the latest innovations that will transform dairy farming in the next decade.  AFBI staff will be presenting the latest results from the grassland, dairy and animal health research programmes with the overall objective of developing sustainable and profitable dairy systems.

Topics include:

  • Precision farming opportunities
  • Grassland systems to maximise production
  • Optimising soil & nutrient management
  • Efficient dairy practices from birth onwards
  • Latest research on Bovine TB
  • Measuring and managing grass

This year's Open Day will also feature a 'Research Village' with other demonstrations on topics such as:

  • Forage management and utilisation
  • Digital monitoring of health & welfare
  • Enhancing dairy product quality
  • Anaerobic digestion
  • Slurry separation
  • Reducing ammonia
  • Disease avoidance and cure
  • Industry, AgriSearch, CAFRE & QUB Displays
Location AFBI
Large Park
Hillsborough
Co Down
BT26 6DR