James Irish - AgronomistJames is our Agronomist and hails from a mixed farm in Glenmore, Co. Kilkenny.  He holds an Honours degree in Agricultural Science from University College Dublin specialising in Animal and Crop Production. He has also completed a research Masters in Agricultural Science. The Masters was in the area of innovation and support in farm advisory, where he analysed financial management on tillage farms and developed a widely adopted Machinery Cost Calculator. During this time he also worked as part of the Teagasc Tillage Advisory team based at the home of the national centre for arable crops research in Oak Park.  James is a registered pesticide advisor with the Department of Agriculture, an accreditation that relates directly to standards in the pesticide and crop protection industry.
Within his portfolio James advises grain growers on best practice to maximise crop yields in a cost effective way, with the least impact on the environment.  As well as offering advice to our tillage farmers James will also advises livestock farmers in the area of grassland management.

Contact details

Brett Brothers Ltd.,
Co. Kilkenny.
Tel: 056-7755300

Also check

  • images
  • images
  • images
  • images