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October 12, 2018

Farmex – The Business of Farming is a new innovative agri-event taking place Friday, October 12th, at The Hub, Cillin Hill, Co. Kilkenny.

The one-day conference and trade exhibition is tailored for the new generation of farmer, farm manager, agri-business, agri-adviser, and technician. Farmex will showcase ground-breaking technology and will feature eight seminars with over 30 leading figures in the agricultural industry speaking on the day.

Trade exhibitors will be displaying the latest range of innovative products and services, and pioneering new global concepts in management efficiency.

Future successful farm businesses must be informed, resilient and efficient; Farmex – The Business of Farming provides this platform. How to increase profitability, sustainability and add long-term equity value of the family farm business will be top of the agenda.

The start-up event has the support of leading Irish agricultural institutions such as Animal Health Ireland, Teagasc, ICMSA, ICSA, FCI, FRS Networks, Glanbia Agribusiness, University College Dublin and Waterford IT.

The Farmex conference will include eight one-hour seminars on topics including: agri-technology; animal health and nutrition; farm business; dairying; beef; and tillage.

Some of the key speakers on the day will include:

Pat McCormack, ICMSA president;

Patrick Kent, ICSA president;

Darragh McCullough, deputy editor of the Farming Independent;

Mike Magan, chairperson of Animal Health Ireland;

Derry Dillon, ASA President.

To book your ticket go to https://farmex.ie/tickets/ 

IHFA members can avail of 50% discount on Standard and Family Tickets by entering the promo code: ihfa (all in lowercase)

For a chance to win a prize from Farmex, complete the form on the website – There are over €2500 worth of prizes to be won. These include €500 of AI semen from LIC Ireland, a €250 voucher for Gain animal feed, a €250 voucher for Osmonds animal health products, a €250 voucher for Kingswood computing services, a €250 voucher for Farm Relief services, a €250 voucher for Biocel hoof care products or a €250 voucher from the Hibernian Hotel, Kilkenny….

It is estimated that the cost of travel with Bus Eireann to/from the Farmex show will be only €15/20 pp depending on location & no. of passengers on the bus. For group travel please contact Karen Duffy in Bus Éireann on 01 703 4508 or email privatehire@buseireann.ie with “FARMEX” in the subject bar.


October 12, 2018