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Masters (MAgrSc) in Agricultural Extension Projects 2017-2019 (MAEI)

  • Andrew Donovan - Dairy farm partnerships and their affect on farmers’ satisfaction
  • Aine Butler - An examination of a farm Health and Safety course in the Tipperary Region
  • Bryan Donnelly - Understanding Dairy farmer attitudes towards greenhouse gas emissions and possible mitigation strategies through the use of a dairy carbon navigator and marginal abatement cost curves in the Teagasc Tipperary Region
  • John Conroy - An investigation into dairy farmers perceptions of precision dairying and the factors affecting adoption in the west of Ireland
  • James Fitzgerald - An investigation into factors that affect the adoption of contract rearing among progressive dairy farmers in Ireland
  • Eva Hayes - A study of how Clare Dairy farmers use the pasturebase Ireland Website and App
  • Eilis Lawlor - An examination of advisors experience of dealing with critical incidents during advisory consultations in the Kilkenny/Waterford advisory region
  • Niamh Lynch - Farmers attitudes towards selective dry cow therapy: The case of dairy clients in the Roscommon and Longford region
  • Cathal McCauley - Financial analysis on dairy farms in the Cavan region – Focus on E-Profit monitor

Masters (MAgrSc) in Agricultural Extension Projects 2016-2018 (MAEI)

  • Fergus Bogue - WhatsApp as a Knowledge Transfer Tool for Dairy Discussion Groups
  • Jane Smyth - The Role of Commercial Agronomists in the Agricultural Knowledge and Information System
  • Elaine Clifford - Measuring the benefits of discussion groups for tillage farmers - has the adoption of recording components of yield impacted on crop husbandry practices?
  • Marie Flynn - “Investigation into the use of WhatsApp group chats to transfer knowledge to beef farmers in Ireland
  • Michael McGonigle - An Assessment of the Effectiveness of Knowledge Transfer Groups to date in the Mayo Advisory Region"
  • Enda Maloney - An investigation into why the production of young bull beef is not attractive to Irish Farmers
  • Gavin Doherty - A Study ‘Exploring Suckler Farmer’s Attitudes towards the Beef Data Genomics Programme in the North-West’
  • Graham Waters - The Future Intentions of Teagasc Distance Education Green Cert Students.
  • Claire McAuliffe - “The role of agricultural advisers in dealing with farmer stress- A case study of the Teagasc Kerry/Limerick region.”

Masters (MAgrSc) in Agricultural Extension Projects 2015-2017 (MAEI)

  • Bernadette Bennett - Farmer and Farm Employee understanding of advisory messages. The case of Teagasc Pig Research Dissemination Day.
  • Ciara Hickey - A study of the factors which influence business satisfaction amongst dairy farm households. A case study of dairy farmers in Co. Kilkenny.
  • Donal Kelly - A study of the effect of sub-contracting on Teagasc Advisors: Perceptions of their roles as Agricultural Extension Agents.
  • Michael Malone - An investigation into the attitudes of dairy farmers in the Lakeland Dairies region towards the age of first calving of replacement dairy heifers.
  • Aileen McCarron - A study if how advisors use decision support tools to aid farmer decision making. The case of the e-Profit Monitor.
  • Angela Ryan - Exploring the experiences of Irish Men and Women self-efficacy working as Agricultural Advisors.
  • Ellen Standish - Farmers attitudes towards management of workload on their farms. The case of dairy clients in the Teagasc Moorepark Advisory Catchment.