articles about women-in-ag
Catriona Robinson owns and manages two crèches
‘I still see a future for the beef industry’ – Sarah (23) – a suckler farmer - works for ABP Group
'Teaching went totally out of my head' - Aoife - a new dairy entrant
‘I was working a 9-5 job, living by the beach and the city was just a stone’s throw away’ - Thenia swapped swimmers for wellies
“I didn't even know how to milk a cow,' - Aedín (23)
'I can see myself breeding good quality Shorthorns into the future,' - Róisín Keane (18)
"I am the main decision-maker on the farm," - Samantha swapped teaching for dairy farming.
‘I was dropped in the middle of nowhere with 5,000 cows' - Rachel (22), an Animal Science student.
‘I couldn’t sit at a desk from 9-5’– Julie (30) – a dairy farmer
‘I don't think that my interest in farming will ever leave me’ - Amanda - an Early Childhood Care and Education graduate
"I’m just an ordinary person doing a bit of farming, and I want to encourage more women to be out there"
“I like how fast-paced farming can be at times” - Rachel Connolly (20) studies ag science and farms a flock of sheep
“Never give up on your dream” – Naomi (21) is a veterinary receptionist and a 3rd-generation beef, sheep & dairy farmer.