The Dept. of Agriculture is hosting a grassland symposium in Celbridge today.
It is being held in the context of Foodwise 2025, which sets out a ten year plan for the agri-food sector.
The strategy underlines the sector’s unique position within the Irish economy and its potential for growth.
The Department funds a substantial body of research on grasslands to improve the understanding of the carbon sequestration potential of land resources.
This symposium, at the State's laboratory complex in Backweston will showcase continuing research