AFBI Science Outlook Webinar – Future Opportunities to Address Air Quality in NI

Date published: 21 May 2020

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AFBI will be hosting a Webinar on Thursday 4th June 2020 from 10-11am.

Dr Elizabeth Magowan (Director of Sustainable Agri-Food Sciences in AFBI) says, “This webinar represents the first in a number of online events which AFBI will broadcast in the coming months on topical issues for the future of farming in NI. Air quality is one such topic and we welcome participation from all our stakeholders and anyone with an interest in this area”.

Speakers will be Dr Dario Fornara and Dr John McIlroy both from AFBI.

  • Dr Dario Fornara is an expert in soil carbon sequestration and he will outline his work on the potential contribution of grasslands and forests to remove GHG emissions towards net zero farming in NI
  • Dr John McIlroy has been heavily involved in AFBI’s ammonia research programme and he will outline some recent findings from modelling work to inform strategies to reduce the impact of ammonia emissions from livestock on NI’s sensitive habitats.

The webinar will be broadcast using WebEx and a Q & A session will follow each presentation.

You can register for the event HERE.

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