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Alan Dillon

Specilaist - Drystock - BETTER Farm Beef Programme Manager

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Education:

  • Honours Degree Ag Science (Animal and Crop Production) UCD 2007
  • Masters Ag Science (Farm Financial Management) UCD 2012
  • Post Graduate Higher Diploma Leadership Development UCC 2017

Career:

2015- present - Teagasc Drystock Specialist (BETTER Farm Beef Programme Manager) 
2012 - 2015 - Teagasc/Irish Farmers Journal BETTER Farm Advisor 
2008-2012 - Teagasc Advisory Tipperary

Interests: 

  • Profitable beef production from the suckler herd
  • Grazing systems for beef production on heavy soils
  • Developing beef production systems to improve cashflow and profitability on commercial farms

Presentations:

Teagasc National Beef Conference 2015
Teagasc/Irish Farmers Journal BETTER Farm Beef Conference 2016