AgriSearch are looking to recruit an 'Independent Farmer Representative' to the Sheep Advisory Committee

A SHEEP farmer with a passion for progress and problem solving is being sought to serve on the AgriSearch sheep advisory committee.

For a lamb producer with an eye for innovation this is a unique opportunity to become involved in preparing proposals for practical research projects of real benefit to the farming community.

This new independent farmer representative must be actively involved in sheep farming and have a keen interest in farming affairs.

The current advisory committee members are; Chair Sam Wharry, vice chair Crosby Cleland, Campbell Tweed, Isaac Crilly, David Wallace, Edward Adamson, Barry Brogan, Jonathan Birnie, Colin Smith, Seamus Maginn and Dr Raymond Steen.

AgriSearch advisory committees usually meet three times per year to develop ideas for new research and review research proposals. By selecting research of practical benefit to farmers the advisory committees play an important part in keeping NI agriculture competitive. Advisory Committee members are paid travelling expenses to attend meetings.

Those serving on the committee, without exception, feel they benefit greatly from their involvement with forward thinking fellow farmers and researchers in this role.  An apoplication pack may be downloaded by clicking on the link below. 

For further information contact Jason Rankin on (028) 8778 9770.  Note that applications close on Friday, 24 January 2014.

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