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‘Farmers are full of knowledge; it’s very important to listen to them’

Seán McMahon, a UCD Animal and Crop Production (ACP) graduate, a grassland management enthusiast, now works as a technical sales advisor with Grassland Agro. The...

‘I have a borderline obsession with cattle’

UCD animal and crop production student, Eilish Gill, has been passionate about breeding cattle from a tender age. She purchased her first pedigree Simmental heifer...

Ag student farming 65-cow suckler herd with father optimistic about the future

Niall Bailey is a suckler farmer and agricultural science student, residing on the Wicklow/Carlow border, just outside Tullow. The 20-year-old is the sixth generation of...

‘I couldn’t care less if I never saw a tractor as long as I have livestock’

Louise Wallace, an animal and crop production student at University College Dublin, hopes to combine a career as an agricultural science teacher with part-time...

Tributes pour in for ‘Old Man Belfield’

Tributes have been paid to ‘Old Man Belfield’ who passed away on Monday, January 11th, 2020. The 71-year-old was found dead at the UCD campus...

‘I would be far better off in a 9-5 job, but I have the farming disease’

Daphne Scott was just 14-years-old when she established her own business, Precious Pets, which she still continues to run to this day. The 29-year-old, who...

19-year-old soaring to success on dairy show circuit

Rachel Corley may only be 19-years-old, but she has already competed in numerous cattle shows across the island of Ireland, the UK and Europe. A...

‘Others had big dreams of being soccer players, I wanted to be a vet’

Fourth-year UCD veterinary medicine student, Alix Cunneen, is chasing her childhood dream. Although the 22-year-old did not grow up on a farm, she has been...

Nuffield Scholar: Future proofing the Irish agri-food sector through robust research

As part of a new series, That’s Farming interviews 2019 Nuffield Scholars. In this article, editor, Catherina Cunnane, speaks to Karina Pierce. How long have you...
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