Aoife Feeney

Presidents Co Op Council Member

Aoife Feeney Farm Sustainability Manager with Carbery Group

A Co. Longford native, Aoife Feeney is the is the Farm Sustainability Lead with Carbery Group in West Cork. Aoife holds a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Science majoring in Animal Science and recently completed her master’s degree in Agricultural Extension and Innovation, both from University College Dublin (UCD). Aoife has recently been awarded a 2022 Nuffield Scholarship and her topic will look at ‘Identifying key methods to influence behaviour change at farm level to improve water quality’.

Her role with Carbery began in 2018 and here she manages the Agricultural Sustainability Support and Advisory Programme (ASSAP), the Carbery Greenery Dairy Farms Programme and the farm sustainability strategy for Carbery which involves working closely with farmers on the ground on a wide range of topics including animal health and welfare and policy changes. Previous to her role with Carbery, Aoife worked as an Agricultural Advisor and Team Leader for the Farm Relief Services, on behalf of Teagasc covering Co. Cork.

Aoife is passionate about animal welfare, grass-based production and enabling farmers to implement practices that improve the economic, environmental and social aspects of their business.

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Aoife Feeney