The Irish Farmers Journal and IFA will hold a joint grain seminar next Tuesday 18 February at the Horse and Jockey Hotel, Thurles, Co Tipperary, at 8pm.

The seminar will include speakers from the IFA, the Irish Farmers Journal and the tillage industry and will focus on grain markets, winter and spring crop agronomy and seed supply.

A panel discussion between the speakers and a question and answer session with the audience will follow the presentations. The seminar is free to attend for all.


  • Welcome to the event by N/S Tipperary IFA chair.
  • Presentation from Pat Farrell (IFA) on grain markets.
  • Presentation from Andy Doyle (IFJ tillage editor) on winter and spring crop agronomy.
  • Jim Gibbons (Germinal Seeds) on seed mixtures and availability into the future.
  • Panel discussion and audience questions and answers hosted by Stephen Robb (IFJ tillage reporter).
  • Closing words from each of the panellists.
  • Close of event from N/S Tipperary IFA chair.
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