January Seminars - Securing Future Standard & Supply for Arable Farming

We are delighted to invite you to our 2023 Seminars  ‘The Irish Seed Trade Association - Securing Future Standard & Supply for Arable Farming’


Tuesday 10th January – Talbot Hotel Clonmel

Wednesday 11th January –  Mount Wolseley, Tullow

Thursday 12th January – Knightsbrook Resort, Trim

They will run from 10:30-2:30 including lunch.

The morning will open with a look at the current markets, the threats and opportunities in the sector presented by Market Consultant Padraig Brennan. We will welcome John Mahon of Teagasc to develop our skills and knowledge in identifying and managing grass weeds, with a focus on Black Grass. The Department of Agriculture Seed Division will remind us of the seed standards and ISTA will further explain protocols under which its members certify and explain new measures the assemblers are introducing to deal with current challenges. The session will finish with a panel discussion featuring a range of guest speakers chaired by Andy Doyle of The Irish Farmers Journal.

Advance Registration for the purposes of gauging attendance would be appreciated by completing this form or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling 01-5414445.