Nuffield

‘Proactive mindset rather than reactive’ needed for managing herd health

‘Proactive mindset rather than reactive’ needed for managing herd health

A “proactive mindset rather than reactive” is needed for managing herd health, according to one of the 2019 Nuffield Scholars....

November 23, 2020

Why there’s one tractor this Co. Antrim dealer will never sell

Why there’s one tractor this Co. Antrim dealer will never sell

While dozens of tractors and machinery might come and go every month from Co. Antrim agricultural machinery dealer Hunter Kane’s...

April 2, 2018

Six applicants accepted into the 2017 Nuffield Scholarship programme

Six applicants accepted into the 2017 Nuffield Scholarship programme

Six applicants have been accepted into the 2017 Nuffield Scholarship programme and as part of their scholarship each of them...

September 24, 2016

‘Benchmarks for your farm must be ones you can achieve and are comfortable with’

‘Benchmarks for your farm must be ones you can achieve and are comfortable with’

Teagasc needs to rethink its promotion of benchmark targets for farms – and individual targets need to take account of...

December 29, 2015

‘Agriculture sector needs a spokesperson on climate change’

‘Agriculture sector needs a spokesperson on climate change’

A climate change action plan is needed for Irish agriculture, according to 2014 Nuffield scholar Mary Delaney, who also said...

October 21, 2015

‘Low-cost, grass-based dairy farming can replace subsistence farming’

‘Low-cost, grass-based dairy farming can replace subsistence farming’

Low-cost grass based dairy farming has the potential to create sustainable growth in rural Ireland, according to Nuffield scholar Sean Coughlan....

October 20, 2015

Keelings: key lessons from a home-grown Irish business

Keelings: key lessons from a home-grown Irish business

Caroline Keeling joined the family business for two years. Some 20 years later she is now the CEO of Keelings...

October 19, 2015

‘Co-op boards need to attract more young people and educate them’

‘Co-op boards need to attract more young people and educate them’

Co-op boards need to encourage more young people to become involved in the co-ops and to do this they must...

October 16, 2015

‘Once-a-day milking the most feasible option for fragmented dairy farm expansion’

‘Once-a-day milking the most feasible option for fragmented dairy farm expansion’

Once-a-day milking of additional cows is the most feasible option for farmers wishing to expand their business, using land that...

August 22, 2015

Egg whites go from food recipes to treating burn injuries

Egg whites go from food recipes to treating burn injuries

There is a world of opportunity opening for the egg sector, according to Noble Foods’ executive and Nuffied Scholar Sara...

May 1, 2015

Getting results in Dairygold

Getting results in Dairygold

Getting results in Dairygold doesn’t happen by accident and are driven by a culture of performance, according to Dairygold CEO...

November 4, 2014

Poultry industry needs to adapt to new ideas, says Nuffield scholar

Poultry industry needs to adapt to new ideas, says Nuffield scholar

The future success of Ireland’s poultry industry, and Irish agriculture in general, will depend on its ability to adapt to...

November 3, 2014

‘Dairy expansion won’t all be about greenfield sites and 300 cows’

‘Dairy expansion won’t all be about greenfield sites and 300 cows’

Dairy expansion won’t all be about greenfield sites with 300 cows, according to Sean O’Donnell, Nuffield Scholar and FBD, Macra na...

October 31, 2014

Majority of people in favour of wind energy – Mainstream CEO

Majority of people in favour of wind energy – Mainstream CEO

“Some 70 per cent of people are positively in favour of wind turbines.” This is according to Eddie O’Connor, co-founder...

November 11, 2013

‘The benefits of once a day milking explored’

‘The benefits of once a day milking explored’

Once a day (OAD) milking and its relevance to the Irish dairy industry is a topic that has huge relevance...

November 10, 2013

Researching the future of Irish co-ops

Researching the future of Irish co-ops

How co-ops can grow and work together is the main area of research by Andrew Gow, a 2012 Nuffield Scholar, who...

November 8, 2013

Nuffield Ireland announces six new scholars for 2014

Nuffield Ireland announces six new scholars for 2014

The Nuffield Farming Scholarships Trust Ireland has selected six new scholars for the 2014 Nuffield Scholarships. The objective of the...

September 12, 2013

40 applications so far for Nuffield

40 applications so far for Nuffield

If you are a forward-thinking, progressive individual involved in farming or agri-business, if you want to travel to research a...

July 17, 2013