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With plans coming together to venture to a grass-based dairy farm in Missouri, USA for the summer, I am ready to kick the final year exams out of the park, writes Emma McCormack
We are being subsidised for falling into categories and boxes, not for farming, writes Emma McCormack who believes subsidies are "a crutch”.
Does the bull still have a place on modern Irish livestock farms, or has AI sailed miles ahead in recent year? – Emma McCormack – a final-year Agriculture student - shares her views.
If veganism really and truly was the way forward, there would be more than just 5% of our global population on the bandwagon, writes Emma McCormack.
If Veganism was ever going to work, it would have been a phenomenon centuries ago. Yet, here we are, the human population has evolved on the consumption of meat and it has done no harm, writes Emma McCormack.
Without the degree, you cannot be hired realistically, yet it can be tough to justify the time and money going into it, when the system of education only really teaches us to memorise information over a short period of time.
Make a study plan; have a balanced diet; get organised; leave college work in college; worry about yourself and get adequate sleep - here are Emma McCormack's top study tips.
Farm unions whose sole purpose was to keep the best interests of the farmer in mind, have failed us miserably and our government have let us down and penalised us beyond recovery, writes Emma McCormack.
Do not be afraid to put yourself out there, as daunting as it may be. Sometimes you have to say what people do not want to hear, but what needs to be said, writes Emma McCormack.
Emma returned from her J1 adventures two months ago and began working on a pig farm, despite having no previous experience with pigs.
So, where are the best places a farmer can be whisked away on a date, to be properly impressed?
“The main thing to remember with college is that it's all going to be worthwhile. Some days it feels like college is just one huge waste of time and money” - Emma McCormack, a final-year Ag student.
Emma McCormack reflects on her ‘Ploughing 2018' experience - travelling 6-hours from Waterford to the site; missing lectures and meeting with various companies.
Final-year Agriculture student, Emma McCormack is back with her another submission.
Emma McCormack, a final-year Agriculture student is back with her next update.
Emma McCormack, a final-year Agriculture student is back with her next update to discuss her visits to farms in New York; Connecticut and New Jersey.
Emma McCormack, a final-year Agriculture student discusses life as a woman in agriculture and the transfer of family farms.
Emma McCormack compares the external rotary milking parlour with the conventional herringbone.
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