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Grassland Management Seminar

ITBA will hold a Grassland Management Seminar on Wednesday 22nd March, online via zoom.
06-March-23
Grassland Management Seminar

ITBA will hold a Grassland Management Seminar on Wednesday 22nd March, online via zoom. The seminar speakers include Alan Creighton, Head of Environment & Nutrition at the Irish Equine Centre, along with Shane Browne, Agricultural Scientist for the Irish Equine Centre and Department of Agriculture Farm Advisor.

The speakers will cover a range of topics including Grassland Management, Soil Analysis and Equine Nutrition. Recording and Follow On Guide available below.

Please register your attendance to this event by contacting Hannah Marks at ITBA HQ on 045-877543 or email hmarks@itba.ie

Date: Wednesday 22nd March

Format: Online via Zoom

Time: 7pm – 8.30pm

Delivered by:

Alan Creighton, Head of Environment and Nutrition, IEC

Shane Browne, Agricultural Scientist, IEC, approved Farm Advisor

Topics:

Grassland Management

Soil Analysis

Equine Nutrition

Seminar Recording

Follow On Guide

Click here to view the Follow On Guide, or call the ITBA office on 045 877 543 for a hard copy.


Bios

Alan Creighton

Alan is Head of Environment & Nutrition at the Irish Equine Centre. He as was educated at the CBS Naas and received his Degree in Food Science and Nutrition from the Dublin Institute of Technology. He joined the IEC in June 1995 to work in the Microbiology unit. He took up the role of the Environmental Scientist in 1999, and as Head of Environment and Nutrition in late 2017. He works with trainers and stud owners at home and internationally on all aspects of equine biosecurity, nutrition and performance. He is a former show jumper and has a massive interest in all aspects of thoroughbred racing, is a keen breeder and pin-hooker.

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