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. Famex 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.
Farmex - The Business of Farming was officially launched last Thursday, July 5th, by Michael Creed TD, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, at Agriculture House.
Larry Burke of Eurogene Ai Services, major sponsors of Farmex along with LIC Ireland, said that they were delighted to support this new agri-event.
Pictured above at the Farmex launch - Minister Michael Creed TD, with Maura Canning, former Chairperson of IFA Family Farm Committee and Patrick Kent, ICSA President.
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.
Organisers have projected up to 3,000 attendees to gather in the south-east arena in three months’ time. Tickets cost €20 for adults and €10 for agriculture students and can be booked online from the Farmex website.