‘I have a bug for farming’

“Even though suckler farming isn’t the most profitable enterprise, seeing your cows breed good calves is joyous.”

Contractor of the Week: E. Egan Agri-Services

Eddie Egan – a Roscommon native – established his own Agri contracting firm at the age of 23. He studied at Mountbellew/G.M.I.T and farms in his own right.

Women in Ag: Nicole Tuffy

Nicole Tuffy (19) is studying Agriculture and Environmental Science at Mountbellew/G.M.I.T. The Sligo native was crowned the 2019 North-West Macra Queen last month.

Career Profile: Laurence Howard

Laurence Howard, a Green Certificate holder worked on a farm with up to 22,500 cows in Saudi Arabia and spent one decade there, before he returned home to Claggan Island, Mayo to farm.

Sunday Feature: The Mountbellew Ag College Experience

This week as part of the Sunday Feature, we met some of the students at Mountbellew agricultural college.

Two containers from Mountbellew Agricultural College set to go to Uganda

Catherina spoke to Vincent Flynn about the donations that are required for the new Agricultural College in Uganda.