Student update: Missouri, college course and time to find a job!

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

Student Update: Balancing college with farming and working for Herdsy

Making up a feed to suit the requirements of a dairy herd, returning to Cavan and learning how a business develops its products – see Sophie's update here.

Do we really need college to be successful in life?

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.

Student Update: Cows do not worry about what other cows think

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.

Student Update: Working on a pig farm

Emma returned from her J1 adventures two months ago and began working on a pig farm, despite having no previous experience with pigs.

Top 7 places to take a farmer on a date!

So, where are the best places a farmer can be whisked away on a date, to be properly impressed?

Student Update: A guide to surviving college

“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.

Student Update: Returning to college and selling sheep at the mart

Final-year Agriculture student, Emma McCormack is back with her another submission.

Student Update: Everyone needs a year away - and here’s why

Emma McCormack, a final-year Agriculture student is back with her next update.

Student Update: Emma McCormack

Emma McCormack pursued her studies in the horticultural field and passed her exams, but later withdrew from the course. She worked for the remainder of the year and returned to college to study Agriculture.