Pat Collins 2022 Nuffield Scholar. Photo: Finbarr O'Rourke

Pat Collins is a 2022 Nuffield Scholar from Castlemartyr, Co Cork. Pat’s Nuffield study topic is  ‘How dairy beef production and arable farming complement each other in an integrated system’.

Pat is a full-time beef and tillage farmer. His farm is a host farm for the Grass10 campaign and the Greenacres dairy calf to beef programme. Pat was the beef category winner of the Grassland Farmer of the year award 2020. He has started a new business providing a grass measurement service to farmers and another business training and selling point to point horses to race on the track.

"How dairy beef production and arable farming complement each other in an integrated system"