articles about women-in-ag
“The women taking part are from a real mix of backgrounds - from arable, dairy and livestock farmers, to fruit growers, accountants, directors, consultants and land agents.
WIT graduate, Aoife Forde, runs a suckler-to-weanling system with her parents.
Here’s an update from sheep shearer, Joanne Devaney!
"We started farming again in 2007, quite unexpectedly, when mum came home one evening with eight Aberdeen Angus-cross-Friesian dropped calves,” explains 22-year-old Mena.
After a very serious traffic accident in 2010, my life, as I knew it, changed forever, writes Clodagh Hughes.
"Little bit different from the usual but I hope you enjoy anyway."
“I come from a marketing/event management/theatre background,” explains Margaret, a suckler-beef farmer.
“An industry that feeds us is an industry worth fighting for," says Hannah, a farmer, artist, photographer and brand ambassador.
Introducing 'Farmer Girl', a Youtuber.
"I knew it was going to be a struggle to get the points with my dyslexia.” explains 23-year-old Julie, a UCD vet student.
Competitive sheep shearer, Joanne Devaney, is weaning and drenching lambs and attending a mart.
I believe many of life’s lessons, good and tough, can be learned through working with animals, writes sheep farmer, Clodagh Hughes.
How many bales did they make?
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"Cows were milked through 50-unit rotary parlour." explains Sarah Davidson
Deirdre Divilly is a dairy farmer and third-year UCD ag science student.
I was laid up for almost 5 days unable to undertake anything too strenuous, writes Clodagh Hughes.
"By the end of my placement, I was a pro at fixing water troughs!” says 20-year-old Violet Ryan.
"Lockdown means I've been doing my own milk recording, so I thought I'd show you the process."