Farm Scale and Enterprises
The scale and variety of farm enterprises at Gurteen College means that you will have the opportunity to be educated and trained in the practical, technical and financial skills required to run profitable, sustainable farm enterprises.
- Gurteen has the largest agricultural college farm in Ireland, with a total area of 414 hectares (1,023 acres)
- The scale of the farm uniquely positions the college to offer a broad range of commercially managed and independently operated farm enterprises.
Dairy Enterprise – 226 cows (building up to 250), 100 hectares (247 acres)
Replacement heifers – 22 hectares (54 acres)
Beef / Suckler and Sheep – approx. 130 hectares (321 acres)
Tillage – approx. 40 hectares (100 acres)
Forestry / Willow / Bog – 112 hectares