Search

10 Aug 2022

Cutting edge: Kilkenny to host major European 'digital agriculture' summit

Important meeting of agri-tech entrepreneurs and innovators

Cutting edge: Kilkenny to host major European 'digital agriculture' summit

EU Commissioner Phil Hogan.

Kilkenny will be at the cutting edge of the digital agriculture world this summer, when a major European summit rolls into town.

 European Commissioner for Agriculture Phil Hogan is to  host the event, considered the most important meeting of agri-tech entrepreneurs and innovators to be held at EU level to date. It will take place in the Lyrath Convention Centre on June 1-2. 

The summit will see Kilkenny poised to lend its name to a new plan to revolutionise European farming. It will focus on how to deliver  benefits for farmers, focusing on precision agriculture, smart farming and agri-tech. 

“I want Kilkenny to lead the way in this drive for innovation,” said Commissioner Hogan.

“For that reason, the EU Commission is hosting this ground breaking summit in the Marble City.”

 The EU Commissioner has said  it is vital that farmers  reap the benefits of the enormous developments in the tech sector.  

“Agri-tech, the app economy and many other innovations can improve the lives of farm families in Ireland and across Europe,” said the Tullaroan native.

To continue reading this article for FREE,
please kindly register and/or log in.


Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.