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‘I won’t become a millionaire from sucklers’ – 38-cow farmer

In this week’s Suckler Focus segment, That’s Farming, talks to Amie Coonan about dairy-bred cows, compact calving (achieving a 7-week calving rate), nutrition and...

‘I have sold over 2,500 birds to customers nationwide’

In this week’s Student Focus, That’s Farming, hears how the Covid-19 pandemic presented a 21-year-old, sheep farmer and UCD ag student, Adam Hanratty, with...

‘Farmers are sometimes the unsung heroes who keep the show on the road’

Women in Ag Farm Better with AgriNet HerdApp: Ciara Byers Ciara Byers (20) from County Cavan is no flat tyre around the farm of 200...

‘I could go forever without having anything to do with a tractor or machinery’

In this week’s Student Focus segment, That’s Farming talks to Anna Jacob about her passion for Hereford cattle, agricultural shows, and studies at UCD....

Quiz: How well do you know UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science?

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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...

‘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...

‘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...

‘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...
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