EUROPEAN CONGRESS of Sheep Farming & Associated Traditions hosted by Damien O’Reilly, presenter of RTE’s Countrywide.
The online conference includes key international speakers from farming, research, design and eco-innovation: EuroSheep, IWTO, EU Commission, SLOW FOOD, Teagasc, Fáilte Ireland and Bord Bia.
Topics of discussion include the state of play and the future opportunities in wool, textiles and yarns, farming, food production, agritourism and sustainable practices. A key networking event for those involved in sheep farming, agritourism, food production and wool sectors across Ireland and Europe.
EUROPEAN CONGRESS of Sheep Farming & Associated Traditions will be of interest to sheep farmers looking for new opportunities, food and wool producers, designers and smallholders interested in sheep breeds. Farming, lamb, cheese, wool, innovation and agritourism updates will be given and all developments discussed. Topics covered include; sheep breed development for the best meat, cheese and wool, lamb and cheese production; marketing; best practices using indicators and quality networks; the use of 100% wool, natural fibre composites in innovation; creating sustainable local supply wool chain and agritourism potential for the sector.
10 – 4pm