Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Bryan King – Technical Sales Advisor

Bryan joined Howard farms in 2017 coming from a small Beef farm in Quin Co Clare. He has worked in the Agri sector since 2009 and has built up extensive knowledge in Animal Nutrition and Feed. Bryan is the Area Sales Manager and Agronomist for Limerick, North Kerry and Clare. Bryan has a BA in Agribusiness and recently graduated in Agronomy from UCD in 2019. Bryan prides himself in giving top class service and expertise to customers in his area.

Robert Meagher – Technical Sales Advisor

Born and raised in the golden Vale of Tipperary farming has always been a passion of Roberts. He studied at Waterford Institute of Technology, where he received a level 7 in Agriculture and went on to complete a level 8 BSC in Land Management. He also studied Agronomy in UCD when he began working with Howard Farms. As a Technical Sales Representative with Howard Farms, he enjoys sharing his knowledge on maximum production from grass based farming systems and offering as much information as possible to boost farm production in the most cost-effective way

John Mc Loughlin – Technical Sales Advisor

John comes from a suckler farm outside Kanturk in North where he first got his passion for Agriculture. In 2017 he graduated from Clonakility Agricultural College and since then has have been working in the Agri sector. During this time he has built up an extensive knowledge in Animal Nutrition and Feed. He hopes to continue to develop his knowledge in this area and share information with farmers. John prides himself in giving the customer the best support and providing the right information so that they can get the maximum production in the most efficient way

Billy Kelleher – Technical Advisor B.AgrSc

Billy joined Howard Farms in 2019 after a long career in various senior positions in Teagasc in both Advisory and Management. He is held in high regard for his extensive experience and knowledge. Billy is available to advise customers with Feed formulations and Nutrition plans, Soil fertility and Nutrient management planning, Crop management and Agro-chemical selection, Grass re-seeding, grassland weed control and management.

Aoife Drennan – Product Development Technologist

Aoife comes from a Dairy, Beef and Tillage farm in Co. Kilkenny. She completed her Undergraduate degree in Biological and Biomedical Sciences at Maynooth University, before moving to UCD to study Agricultural Extension and Innovation as part of her Master studies. She recently started working at Howard farms as a Product Development Technologist, working on the FUSION project while also studying for a Business Diploma in Queens University. In this project, she hopes to develop a new feeding strategy which will lower emissions and increase yields in Dairy cows.