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The Energy and Farm Business Show and exhibition takes place at Gurteen Agricultural College on Tuesday, 19th July 2022. This is the only event which brings together three unique Expos in one show, including Energy, Farm Business Options and Sustainable Agriculture.

Programme of Events

Find details below of what’s taking place at this year’s event. Check out the event brochure below!

Main Arena

9:00am – 9:10am:Welcome and Conference Opening

Jon Parry, Principal, Gurteen College

9:10am – 10:30am:- “Agriculture at a Crossroads”

Ministerial Address by Eamon Ryan, Minister for Environment, Climate and Communications

Followed by a live panel debate, chaired by Damien O’Reilly, Journalist and Presenter with RTÉ, covering thoughts and insights from industry leaders on the difficulties faced by the farming sector. Panellists include:

  • Minister Eamon Ryan, Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications (DECC)
  • Marie Donnelly, Chairperson, Climate Change Advisory Council, Chairperson, Renewable Energy Ireland.
  • Tim Cullinan, President, Irish Farmers Association (IFA)
  • Professor Frank O’Mara, Director, Teagasc
4:30pm:- Closing Address

Ministerial Address by Charlie McConalogue TD, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine