EDEL Madden has been appointed by United Feeds to the position of Ruminant Nutrition Adviser in north Antrim and north-east Londonderry.
After graduating from the Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester, Edel took up a technical support role in The Centre For Dairy Research, Reading, before joining the ruminant nutrition team of a north Yorkshire based feed compounder. To build on her already strong nutritional know-ledge, Edel is currently completing a MSc in Ruminant Nutrition with Harper Adams University in her spare time.
Peter Speir has been appointed by United Feeds to the position of Ruminant Nutrition Adviser for north Antrim. After graduating from Harper Adams University with a BSc Honours in Agriculture, Peter, who is also a certified Cow Signals Master Trainer, spent several years in technical support and ruminant nutrition roles within the Devenish Nut-rition Group across GB and internationally.
Commenting on the appoint-ments, United Feeds’ sales man-ager Clarence Calderwood said: “I am delighted to welcome both Edel and Peter to the United Feeds team.
“The experience they have had in their respective previous roles fits perfectly to the business model we have at United Feeds where we are fully committed to providing bespoke nutritional solutions and excellent customer service to farms across the Province whilst continuing to grow the business.”