Lely Center Enniscorthy has recently announced the appointment of Kilkenny native Catherine Heffernan as farm management support advisor, covering Wexford, Kilkenny, Waterford, Carlow and Tipperary.
Formerly a ruminant nutritionist for Intouch; Alltech’s nutrition service, Catherine’s role with Lely Center Enniscorthy is to help and advise farmers to get the most from their Lely robotic system.
She will be working directly with farmers in the region, analysing the data coming through the farmers’ robotic systems, to make practical improvements, enabling them to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of their farm from a productivity and financial perspective.
Catherine holds a degree in Agricultural Science, specialising in Dairy Business, from University College Dublin. Originally from a dairy farm in Glenmore, Kilkenny, she has also spent time in New Zealand working on a 900-dairy cow unit.