Lecturer in Agriculture
Areas of Teaching Expertise
Farm machinery, crop and soil science, animal science, health and nutrition, business and marketing.
I hold a BSc (hons) in Agriculture specialising in Farm Animal Science from The University of Reading and Ph.D from The University of Reading investigating the effects of gender and nutritional regime on the development of profitable beef systems.
I have worked extensively throughout all areas of the farming industry including managing a 200 head Holstein dairy farm on a 6 week calving pattern .
I have also previously managed a sheep flock and pig herd that was marketed and sold direct to hotels and the doorstep deliveries and managed an agricultural/HGV engineering workshop.