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Brendan Burke

Research Technician

Research Interests

  • Crop Production
  • Energy Crops
  • Farm Machinery
  • GPS and precision farming
  • Crop Sprayers and testing

Education

  • Certificate in Agriculture ACOT 1982
  • Diploma in Operation Care and Maintenance of Farm machinery ACOT /City and Guilds 1983
  • Diploma in Advanced Farm Management Teagasc  1996
  • Diploma in Crop management Teagasc 1999
  • Diploma in Sprayer Technology Hardi    2007
  • IASIS crop protection  2011
  • Crop Nutrition management Teagasc 2014
  • Finnan, J. and Burke, B (2013). Nitrogen fertilization to optimise the greenhouse balance of hemp crops grown  for biomass. Global Change Biology 5(6), 701-712  ISSN 1365-2486  30089 
  • Finnan, J. and Burke, B (2012). Potassium fertilization of hemp (Canabis Sativa). Industrial Crops and Products 41, 419-422  ISSN 0926-6690  27328
  • Finnan, J. and Burke, B (2014). Nitrogen dynamics in a mature Miscanthus x giganteus crop fertilized with nitrogen over a five year period. Irish Journal of Agricultural & Food Research vol 53, 171-188  ISSN 0791-6833  32594  A1