On Thursday15th October 2015, the Hillgrove Hotel, Monaghan will once again become the venue for the All Ireland and UK Mushroom Conference & Trade Show. This year’s conference sponsored by Bord Bia will welcome mushroom growers from right across Ireland and the UK.
Already shaping up to be the event of the 2015 mushroom calendar, the theme for the conference ‘Harnessing Innovation’ reflects the progressive and innovative spirit of the
industry. The conference offers growers a unique opportunity to expand their knowledge base through exposure to the latest technology, and to network with other growers, composters and suppliers.
The conference on the 15th will be followed by farm walks on the 16th.As always, the conference will include a varied programme of talks, presentations and farm walks. The comprehensive range of topics under the microscope will include:
On farm benefits of using production management software
The “take home” messages from “MushTV” – the EU collaborative research that developed Industry solutions to deal with Trichoderma and Mushroom Virus
Innovation through a review of growing systems abroad
Analysing trends in the market to get ahead of the game
The ever popular tradeshow will run alongside the conference, where all major Industry exhibitors will showcase the latest equipment, machinery, IT systems, renewable energy technology, packaging, supplies and growing facilities. The conference website
http://mushroomconference2015irelandanduk.com/ is now live for exhibitors to book their
stands, or alternatively contact Martin Mahon by email at
The organising committee for this years’ event include representatives from all the main industry and state bodies. Chairman Dermot Callaghan, Teagasc, states ‘Harnessing
Innovation’ reflects a progressive and innovative culture in the mushroom industry where entrepreneurial growers recognise every opportunity to increase efficiencies and maximise profit. The conference targets a range of topics that will help them to do just that. It's an event not to be missed”.