SEASOLUTIONS WEBINAR WORKSHOP: USE OF SEAWEEDS AND SEAWEED DERIVED INGREDIENTS TO REDUCE METHANE EMISSIONS FROM CATTLE, SHEEP AND DAIRY COWS

March 1, 2022 8:46 am Published by

March 10th and 11th 2022

Teagasc Ashtown Food Research Centre, Ashtown, Dublin 15, Ireland.

DAY 1 – March 10th 2022

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1w-EyPpfT1u9ZTY1JB7z4A

Sign-in of attendants

1.30 pm – 1.45 pm GMT

SESSION 1

Funding mechanism overview

1.30 pm – 1.45pm GMT

2018 Joint Call: Supporting innovation and sustainability in animal
production systems through transnational collaboration.

Dr. Órlaith Ní Choncubhair, FACCE ERA-GAS Consortium Manager,
Oak Park, Carlow R93 XE12, Ireland.

SEAWEED SELECTION & PROCESSING

Seasolutions overview

2pm – 2.15pm GMT
Dr Maria Hayes, Teagasc Food Research Centre, Ashtown, Dublin 15.

Antimicrobial activity of select seaweeds and extracts on methanogens.

2.15 pm – 2.30pm GMT
Dr Goldy De Bhowmick, Teagasc Food Research Centre, Ashtown,
Dublin 15.

Effect of seaweed feeding on the rumen microbiome and methane production

2.30 -2.45pm GMT
Dr Eóin O’Hara, AAFC, Canada

Seaweed polysaccharides and their digestibility by rumen microbes

2.45pm – 3.00pm GMT
Dr Wade Abbott, AAFC, Canada/ Dr Eoin O’ Hara, AAFC, Canada

Initial results from Seasolutions in vitro rumen models and beef trials in Canada

3.00 pm – 3.15pm GMT
Dr Karen Beauchemin/ Dr Stephanie Terry, AAFC, Canada

Seasolutions beef feeding trial activities

3.15 pm – 3.30pm GMT
Prof. David Kenny, Teagasc Grange, Ireland

Findings to date from the Seasolutions project at QUB

3.30 pm – 4.00pm GMT
Dr Katerina Theodoridou/ Dr Pamela Walsh, QUB

Measuring bromoform and Iodine in seaweeds, feeds and foods

4.00 pm – 4.15pm GMT
Dr Peter O’ Hara, Sligo It, Ireland.

In vitro assays to determine methane-mitigating effects of
seaweeds – overview of methods used in Seasolutions at SLU

4.15 pm – 4.30 pm GMT
Prof. Sophie Krizsan, SLU

Questions and Answers session – Open to all participants

4.30 pm – 5.00pm GMT
Chaired by Dr Muireann Egan, Teagasc Moorepark

Update on activities on day 2 of Seasolutions webinar

5.00 pm – 5.15 pm GMT
Dr Maria Hayes, Teagasc Ashtown

Close of webinar day 1

5.30 pm GMT

 

DAY 2 – March 11th 2022

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Pb4csnAZScqoDYStVPMjjw

Seaweed by-products as feed ingredients for methane reduction use in a Norwegian sheep trial

9.30 am – 9.50am GMT
Dr Inga Maria Aasen, SINTEF, Norway

Results from the Seasolutions Norwegian sheep trial

9.50 am – 10.10am GMT
Dr Vibeke Lind, NIBIO, Norway

BREAK for tea/coffee

10.10 am – 10.30am GMT

Seaweeds in dairy cattle feed with the aim to reduce enteric methane production: potential and challenges of both bromoform and non-bromoform concentrating species

10.30 am – 11.00 am GMT
Guest speaker – Dr Wouter Muizelaar, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

Dairy trial at FLI using seaweeds– what we know so far and planned activities

11.00 am – 11.20am GMT
Dr Matthias Schilde, FLI, Germany

Results from the Seasolutions sheep feeding trial at Teagasc Athenry

11.20– 11.40am GMT
Emily Roskam, Teagasc Athenry, Ireland

Dairy trial using selected seaweeds at AFBI and QUB

11.40 – noon pm GMT
Dr Yan Tianhai, AFBI/ Prof. Sharon Huws, QUB, Northern Ireland

Life cycle assessment (LCA) for seaweed use in animal feed additive or methane reduction in ruminants

12.00– 12.20pm GMT
Prof. Fredrik Grondahl, KTH, Sweden

Questions & close

12.20 -12.40pm GMT
Mr Aidan Foley, MereMer, Wexford, Ireland

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